Kaveh and Raul are two b-movie co-writers who have suffered a bitter falling out. Kaveh's lost his girlfriend, and spends his days getting high in his apartment, while Raul is off studying ... See full summary »
A tragedy presents Laurel with the chance to reinvent herself as her idolized twin sister, Audrey. As she eases into the life she has always wanted, she must decide between continuing the lie or revealing herself as the perfect fraud.
Eddie Garrett agrees to watch a duffel bag for an acquaintance who is heading to prison. When he discovers cash in the bag, he's unable to resist the temptation and winds up deeply in debt.... See full summary »
After his engagement suddenly ends, Joshy and a few his friends decide to take advantage of what was supposed to be his bachelor party in Ojai, California. In their attempt to help Joshy deal with the recent turn of events, the guys turn the getaway into a raucous weekend filled with drugs, booze, debauchery, and hot tubs. Written and directed by Jeff Baena and featuring an ensemble cast of ... See full summary »
Alex Ross Perry
Single mom Ximena juggles the demands of her job while struggling to care for her young son. After an encounter with her former lover, Lena, whom she conceived her son with via sperm donor, old wounds are reopened and finally addressed.
Todd is the assistant manager at a food store gets robbed one evening, and he and the handful of customers have to wait until the store's safe opens at 5am. While waiting, each person gets some life lessons, i.e. enrichment not robbery, and Todd learns/feels the truth of what he had allowed to happen in his life due to some bad luck years ago.
While some viewers may be quite satisfied with their lives, or able to live in their bubble of ignorance, and lack of self-knowledge, to others, and myself, one has a chance to see if the assumptions buried in one's own life are still necessary or helpful. To question is the beginning of unpicking the lock that keeps us bound. That a small, inexpensive movie can provide the grounds for insight says a lot about the film's basic worth.
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