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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 Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 10:07 pm


Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup

Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup Investigates the conspiracy theory that 9/11 was an inside job. An example of history repeating?  Rating: 8 

2009

English

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Genres/categories: Obscure/RareDocumentary/True


iBoy

iBoy A teen gains superpowers after smartphone fragments enter his brain. Bruv, mind-hacking everything is easy!  Rating: 5 

2017

English

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Genres/categories: Obscure/RareSci-Fi


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

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Genres/categories: None


The Big Short

The Big Short Breaks the fourth wall to reenact the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s.  Rating: 8 

2015

English

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Genres/categories: ComedyWith Sex/NudityDocumentary/True


Nightcrawler

Nightcrawler Chilling satire of tabloid TV news culture. Chasing ratings mutually supports chasing ambulances. Genius Gyllenhaal.  Rating: 8 

2014

English

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Genres/categories: None


Beasts of the Southern Wild

Beasts of the Southern Wild Her father's ill, ice caps are melting and aurochs are invading six-year-old Hushpuppy's bayou. Love.  Rating: 10 

2012

English

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Genres/categories: Fantasy


The City Dark

The City Dark Documentary about the human and global consequences of modern light pollution and the disappearing stars.  Rating: 8 

2012

English

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Genres/categories: Obscure/RareDocumentary/True


Before Midnight

Before Midnight Linklater's second sequel to Before Sunrise, set another nine years later, in Greece. Brilliant, believable.  Rating: 10 

2013

English

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Genres/categories: With Sex/Nudity



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