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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 Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 1:15 pm


Tell Them Anything You Want: A P...

Tell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice Sendak Diary-style documentary by Spike Jonze about Maurice Sendak, the unconventional author of iconic children's books.  Rating: 8 

2009

English

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Genres/categories: Obscure/RareDocumentary/TrueTV Shows


Forks Over Knives

Forks Over Knives Vast evidence that a whole foods, plant-based diet can reverse diseases caused by animal-based foods.  Rating: 8 

2011

English

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Genres/categories: Obscure/RareDocumentary/True


Saving Capitalism

Saving Capitalism Robert Reich's demoralizing yet hopeful account of how American politics became rigged by crony capitalism.  Rating: 7 

2017

English

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Genres/categories: Obscure/RareDocumentary/True


Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris A surreal, inspired masterpiece by Woody Allen about the importance of living in the present.  Rating: 10 

2011

English

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Genres/categories: ComedyFantasyMind-blowing


Birdman

Birdman Washed-up movie star Keaton attempts a comeback via Broadway play while battling his ego. Surreal.  Rating: 9 

2014

English

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Genres/categories: Comedy


Vanishing of the Bees

Vanishing of the Bees Investigation into implications of the worldwide collapse of the honeybee. Slow death by systemic pesticides.  Rating: 8 

2011

English

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Genres/categories: Obscure/RareDocumentary/True


David Lynch: The Art Life

David Lynch: The Art Life Lynch discusses his early life, his art and his creative process. Meditative smoking and painting.  Rating: 8 

2017

English

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Genres/categories: Obscure/RareDocumentary/TrueI own on DVD


Indie Game: The Movie

Indie Game: The Movie Follows the emotional journeys of independent game development, featuring Super Meat Boy, Fez and Braid.  Rating: 8 

2012

English

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Genres/categories: Documentary/True



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