Because you like Dale Cooper in Twin Peaks
Beware! Anton Chigurh carries a coin with him, which he forces his victims to flip to decide whether they will live or die. See them in No Country for Old Men.
Elaine Benes is a tough New Yorker who can hang with the guys, and date the ones who are "sponge-worthy." See them in Seinfeld.
Kara "Starbuck" Thrace will beat you in cards, drink you under the table, then fly circles around you in her fighter plane. See them in Battlestar Galactica.
Frances Ha is a free spirit feeling old at 27. See them in Frances Ha.
Calling Alicia Florrick a "good wife" is damning this smart, capable, thoughtful woman with too-faint praise. See them in The Good Wife.
For Louie C.K., comedy is tough but fatherhood is even tougher. See them in Louie.
Riggan Thomson is a washed-up movie star running from his inner demons. Alas those inner demons look just like the superhero he used to play. See them in Birdman.
Combining an innocent face with an insatiable bloodlust, Eli recruits friends to join the vampire way of life. See them in Let the Right One In.
Suzy Bishop is only 12, but her withering stare and withdrawn personality are enough to make anyone wilt. See them in Moonrise Kingdom.
Free-spirited Annie Hall goes through life saying "La-di-da, la-di-da, la la." See them in Annie Hall.
CIA operative Carrie Mathison is on a self-assigned mission to follow a lead, whether it be the truth or just her delusions playing tricks. See them in Homeland.
Roger Kint is a nervous, weak, ham-handed criminal. We think. See them in The Usual Suspects.