Trading her improv-based filmmaking style for a more traditional screenplay-grounded model, Lynn Shelton delivers an uneven mix of half-formed conflicts in this mystifying dramedy.
From 'Off Hours' to Sundance draws 'Safety Not Guaranteed' and 'Your Sister's Sister,' d.p. draws attention from peers.
A small movie with a big heart, "Safety Not Guaranteed" is a sci-fi-tinged oddball comedy about love as the ultimate risky adventure.
Michel Hazanavicius' "The Artist" and Jeff Nichols' "Take Shelter" have topped the Spirit nominations with five each.
There hasn't been a haunted house in the history of movies quite like Guy Maddin's dark, demented and faintly disappointing ghost story.
Giving the benefit of considerable doubt to writer-director Todd Rohal, one could say his unfunny farce is terrible on purpose.
A young Angeleno's brief rebellion against adult responsibility drives "The Lie."
A melancholy tone poem to the small industrial towns of the Northwest.
An agreeable if sketchy look at a couple who give themselves a one-night pass to have sex with other people.
A visually mangy but frequently hilarious low-budgeter.