The Odd Life of Timothy Green is actually creepier than it sounds

The Odd Life of Timothy Green has sort of a creepy premise — a childless couple write down all of their fantasies about the child they'll never have, and bury them in a box in the backyard. One magical rainstorm later, the child they dreamed up comes climbing up out of the dirt, except that he's already 10 years old… »8/15/12 12:00pm8/15/12 12:00pm


Finally, A Romantic Comedy About How Your Relationship is Doomed

Creative people are self-obsessed assweasels. And you can never really love someone else — you just love the fake version of them that you create in your head. Love is really the process of your ego attempting to crush and neutralize the ego of your object of affection. »7/25/12 12:00pm7/25/12 12:00pm

Calvin starts writing about Ruby, and lo and…

Why the Directors of Little Miss Sunshine Made a Fantasy Movie

The husband-and-wife team of Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris made waves with their debut Little Miss Sunshine, including four Oscar nominations. And now they're back six years later, with the fantasy movie Ruby Sparks — about a creatively blocked writer (Paul Dano) who writes about her dream girl and somehow brings… »7/24/12 6:25pm7/24/12 6:25pm

Which Underdog Movie Could Be This Summer's Sleeper Hit?

Every summer, there's at least one smaller movie that breaks out of the pack. A film that's not based on a huge comic book or toy franchise, with a budget under $100 million. Even though summer is supposed to belong to the big superhero and toy movies, there's always at least one upstart that surprises everybody. A … »5/04/12 4:40pm5/04/12 4:40pm