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Space is the place where indie film should head.

So far I've seen two low-budget sci-fi exercises here at SXSW: the witty and playful "Mars" and a bizarro fiasco called "Earthling." (There are no words. At least no nice ones.) The two have served me due notice of something that should've been sooner: space is the place where indies should go. "Science fiction" is supposed to have at least, you know, some science in it, even if it's all speculative. That used to mean lots of attempts -- both expensive and...