Director: Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris
Stars: Toni Collette, Greg Kinnear, Steve Carell, Paul Dano, Abigail Breslin, Alan Arkin, Bryan Cranston
A strong ensemble cast can bolster the most mundane of scripts into something that's watchable on a performance level, if nothing else. So imagine what a multi-talent flick can become when the writing is of A-grade quality? Well, you'd have a film on par with Little Miss Sunshine, the eccentric yet earnest comedy about a dysfunctional family that goes on a soul-searching road trip full of belly-laughs, tears, and unpredictable turns.