Broke and alone on New Year's Eve, Wilson just wants to spend the rest of a very bad year in bed. But, when his best friend convinces him to post a personal ad, he meets a woman bent on finding the right guy to be with at midnight.
A story that follows a New York woman (who doesn't really have an apartment), apprentices for a dance company (though she's not really a dancer), and throws herself headlong into her dreams, even as their possibility dwindles.
Alan is a musician who leaves a busted-up band for New York, and a new musical voyage. He tries to stay focused and fends off all manner of distractions, including the attraction to his good friend's girlfriend.
Jamie is 21. She's from Atlanta. She's come to Brooklyn to visit her friend Samantha, but she can't find her. Jamie meets a stranger named Charlie on the subway and spends 24 hours hanging out with him.
A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.
Will Henry is a newly single graphic novelist balancing parenting his young twin daughters and a classroom full of students while exploring and navigating the rich complexities of new love and letting go of the woman who left him.
Fresh out of college, bottom of the career ladder, and expected to cook and clean for themselves! These quarter-life kids have it tough (in very, very relative terms). Make sure to check out 'In a World...', written and lead by immensely talented newcomer Lake Bell.
A trend that got rolling with the 'almost too neurotic to function' comedic maestro Woody Allen: enjoy watching these over-sensitive protagonists kvetch till they drop. Make sure to check out 'The Squid and the Whale' for some dysfunctional family fun!
Exhausted Wes Anderson's oeuvre, but love his distinctive style? Then check out this list of movies heavily influenced by his directorial style. Make sure to check out 'Eagle vs. Shark' starring Jemaine from 'Flight of the Concords'!
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!
For those sick of love according to Hollywood, this collection contains the best romantic comedies featuring mentally ill beaus, forlorn hipsters, and vengeful ex-girlfriends with an excellent sense for logistics and no regard for the law. Enjoy!