Yeah, Hitchhiker's Guide To the Galaxy and The Happening were a bunch of indie hipster drivel.
I mean really, have you seen any of her movies besides Elf? I assume you're referring to (500) Days of Summer, but she's not really that quirky in it. Good movie, to boot, even though I ended up hating the main character by the end.
"COLONEL KLINK, WHY HAVE YOU FORSAKEN ME?!"