- Matrix Metaphysics
A sardonic look at the "philosophy" of the Matrix trilogy, showing how the intellectual pretension of the first film was undone by the sequels.
- Bowling for Columbine
Michael Moore's last good documentary. Its greatest strength is not its advocacy of gun control, but its exploration of the paranoid, passive-aggressive aspects of American culture.
- Inaccuracies and Deceptions in Fahrenheit 9/11
Michael Moore's last bad documentary contains numerous errors and apparent deceits, which have been compiled by conservative commentators. Here we distinguish valid criticism from political diatribe, critiquing both the film and its conservative detractors.
- The Passion of the Christ
Fresh impressions of the film's artistic and historical merits, as well as its presentation of the Passion as the fulfillment of the Gospel. We also examine some ideological controversies.
- The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Anti-philosophical humor only stokes the philosophical spirit.
- The Internet Movie Database
By far the most comprehensive movie database on the web.
- Rotten Tomatoes
Links to hundreds of reviews of each film, and shows what percentage of reviews were positive.
- Roger Ebert
The famous Chicago Sun-Times critic reviews both art house and popular genres. Includes a full archive of past reviews and lists of classic films.
- Jabootu's Bad Movie Dimension
Lengthy, hilarious reviews of B-movies and A-list flops. Includes discussion forums and links to other notable B-movie sites.
Broaden your horizons with this starter list of classic films from around the world. They are an invaluable guide to the forgotten history of cinema. To view (and review) these and other great films, visit The Auteurs.
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