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'Movies like American Beauty': Downright Nihilistic Comedies

These comedy flicks step beyond the boundaries of dark humor and into the realm of downright nihilism. Keep an eye out for boundary pushing work of Todd Solondz, as well as Tim Heidecker's debut film 'The Comedy'.

'Bitterest of the Sweet': Best Modern Dramedy

For those not familiar with the term, this collection offers the very best dramatic comedy modern cinema has to offer: including Paul Giamatti in 'Sideways', Paul Giamatii in 'Win Win', Paul Giamatti in 'American Splendor'... wait a minute

'As a Moonless Night': Modern Black Comedy

For those who like it good and pitchy, check out this collection of the best black comedies this millennium has to offer, including 'Birdman', 'Bernie', and murder-spree caper 'God Bless America'. It may not help your cynicism, but it will help pass your lonely, bitter evenings!

'Movies Like 500 Days of Summer': Modern Indie Romantic Comedy

Wait, you like The Smiths too? Wait, you are also discontented with the current state of popular culture? Wait, you are also on the brink of transitioning from one life-stage to another and find it troublesome to manage? Maybe, we should fall in love and have beautiful, sullen children with silly names like 'Gideon'! Right, that's enough abuse. These are the best modern Romantic Comedies with an indie feel!

Todd Solondz Movies

Watch the relentlessly cynical Todd Solondz as he dissects the modern American bourgeois with caustic wit. Nihilistic comedy at its finest!

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