Merrick Morton
EW Staff
August 06, 2012 AT 07:27 PM EDT

In select theaters now, Ruby Sparks tells the story of a heartbroken author with writer’s block, who suddenly meets his dream girl — but only because he has written her. The movie stars real life couple Paul Dano and Zoe Kazan (Revolutionary Road), with a script penned by Kazan. EW movie critics Owen Gleiberman and Lisa Schwarzbaum discuss the film, which was directed by Little Miss Sunishine helmers Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, in the latest installment of “Movie Talk with Owen and Lisa.”

“If there is any review that’s easy for a critic to write, it’s of a bad Hollywood romantic comedy,” Gleiberman says. “But now relief has arrived in the form of a mini wave of indie romantic comedies. And I emphasize these are not quirky, annoying indie romances, they are genuine romantic comedies, but told with a freshness. Case in point… Ruby Sparks.” Watch the rest of their chat below!

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