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Welcome to Filmometer! This site features sortable film ratings and "15 Word Reviews" of movies released since 1997. You will also find weekly movie polls and a growing number of movie lists. How does the ratings system work? Learn more about Filmometer.

The movie lists section contains some of my own picks, plus lists including the AFI's top 100 American films and the Academy Awards Winners for Best Picture. The links page provides additional online resources for film enthusiasts. Below you will find a random sampling of films reviewed by Filmometer. Thanks for visiting!



Featured films for Monday, July 15, 2019 at 11:56 am


Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures Spotlights NASA's black female mathematicians during the 1960s space race, especially Katherine Johnson. Vital history.  Rating: 9 

2017

English

IMDb Page

Genres/categories: Documentary/True


Give 'em Hell, Malone

Give Mediocre, ultraviolent detective noir in need of a better director. Ridiculous villains in second-rate makeup.  Rating: 6 

2009

English

IMDb Page

Genres/categories: Obscure/RareWith Sex/Nudity


Jesus Henry Christ

Jesus Henry Christ Measured quirkiness that evokes Wes Anderson's style about a 10-year-old prodigy. Toni Collette is great.  Rating: 7 

2012

English

IMDb Page

Genres/categories: ComedyObscure/Rare


A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls A yew-tree monster helps a 12-year-old cope with his single mother's terminal illness. Devastating fable.  Rating: 8 

2016

English

IMDb Page

Genres/categories: Fantasy


The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower A coming-of-age story about a shy freshman who meets his first love. Surprisingly deep, moving.  Rating: 10 

2012

English

IMDb Page

Genres/categories: None


Boyhood

Boyhood Richard Linklater's endearing, masterful 12-year epic of the life of a young man. Amazing achievement.  Rating: 10 

2014

English

IMDb Page

Genres/categories: None


Hush

Hush A deaf-mute writer lives alone in the woods. A masked killer appears in her window.  Rating: 7 

2016

English

IMDb Page

Genres/categories: Horror


Spider-Man 3

Spider-Man 3 Boring/incoherent/awkward for 90 minutes, then three minutes of cool, then Venom and the climactic battle.  Rating: 5 

2007

English

IMDb Page

Genres/categories: FantasySci-FiComic Book/Superhero



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