Little Miss Sunshine-watched with Clearplay-I don't think I laughed once during this movie. I love dark and dry comedies (such as Wes Anderson, obviously) but this wasn't even close to funny, or quirky, or anything, really. Just disturbing and so, so, so crude. A very emotionless, empty film. 4 out of 10 stars.
Amelie (2001). "On September 3rd 1973, at 6:28pm and 32 seconds, a bluebottle fly capable of 14,670 wing beats a minute landed on Rue St Vincent, Montmartre. At the same moment, on a restaurant terrace nearby, the wind magically made two glasses dance unseen on a tablecloth..."
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015) PG 13 - Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon - Writers: Jesse Andrews - Stars: Thomas Mann, RJ Cyler, Olivia Cooke - High schooler Greg, who spends most of his time making parodies of classic movies with his co-worker Earl, finds his outlook forever altered after befriending a classmate who has just been diagnosed with cancer. - COMEDY / DRAMA
Submarine (2011) -- similar to the effect in The Graduate, this film contrasts the individual in the frame alone vís-a-vís with the love interest; often created by same or similar shot, once alone, again with love interest, a third time alone.