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Cinemension: Film's Extra Dimension


Film Essays  & Reviews: Alphabetically : By Date  : By Director : By Genre : By Website : Contact


Cinemension's Great Films List     Critical Mass Interview: Dan Schneider

Film Essays By Genre 

General  Action/Thriller  Comedy/Musical  Documentary  Drama  Horror/Sci Fi


5 Films: George Dickerson in Blue Velvet & After Dark, My Sweet, Josh Becker’s Thou Shalt Not Kill…Except & Running Time, & Freddy vs. Jason

12 Years A Slave: Power, Understanding, And The Lack

A Solitary Ascent

A Third Face

A Val Kilmer Overview

By Brakhage

Danger Man, The Prisoner, And The Myth Of TV’s Golden Age

Defending It's A Wonderful Life

Ebert Presents At The Movies

Godzilla On My Mind

I Am Serpico!

Kill Bill, Vol. 2 & Heat

Lipstick Woody Allens (Amy's O & Kissing Jessica Stein)

"Mr. Robot" And The Golden Age Of Television  (Alex Sheremet)

Oasis And The Un-Doing Of A Narrative

On DVD Commentaries

Stan & Ollie

The Affliction Of Genius: Stanley Kubrick, Filmmakers & Pop Labels

The Death Of Roger Ebert

The Other Side Of The Self (The Lathe Of Heaven)

The Player & Adaptation

Thoughts on The Planet Of The Apes

Villains, Heroes, Film, & Lists

W. Barada Nikto: The Way Bush Stands Still

Woody, Women, & Films


A Fistful Of Dollars


Angels With Dirty Faces

Army Of Shadows

Bad Lieutenant: Port Of Call: New Orleans




Dr. No

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

For A Few Dollars More


I Am A Fugitive From A Chain Gang

Jason And The Argonauts

King Arthur

King Of New York

L.A. Confidential

Le Petit Soldat

Le Samourai

Little Caesar

Midnight Express


No Country For Old Men

North By Northwest

Ocean's Twelve

Once Upon A Time In The West

Paths Of Glory


Rear Window

Red River



Seven Samurai


She Gods Of Shark Reef



Stagecoach (Geoff Hendricks)

Strangers On A Train

Straw Dogs

Suspect Zero

The Big Red One

The Departed

The Fallen Idol

The French Connection

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

The Legend Of Zorro

The Limey

The Public Enemy

The Roaring Twenties

The Samurai Trilogy

The Searchers

The 7th Voyage Of Sinbad

The Third Man

The War Of The Worlds (CD)

The Wild Bunch

Throne Of Blood



White Heat

Winter Kills (Joe Valdez)



13 Going On 30

A Hard Day's Night


Babes In Toyland

Being There

Black Orpheus

Blue Jasmine




Danny Deckchair


Die Mommie Die!

Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

Everything Is Illuminated

For Your Consideration

Good Morning


Hobson's Choice


It Happened One Night


Love Actually

Love And Death

Meet Me In St. Louis

Melinda And Melinda

Minnie And Moskowitz

Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol

Napoleon Dynamite



No Time For Sergeants

Pauly Shore Is Dead

Radio Days


Santa Claus Conquers The Martians



Smiles Of A Summer's Night

Some Like It Hot

Stardust Memories

Strictly Ballroom

The 40 Year Old Virgin

The Circus

The Cocoanuts

The Darjeeling Limited

The Fearless Vampire Killers

The Harvey Girls

The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy

The Ladykillers

The Life Aquatic

The Lost Skeleton Of Cadavra

The Magic Flute

The Terror Of Tiny Town

Thicker Than Water

Three Resurrected Drunkards

Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Whatever Works


Yankee Doodle Dandy




5 Broken Cameras

49 Up!

56 Up

180 Degrees South

A Certain Kind Of Death

A Decade Under The Influence

A Great Day In Harlem

A Film Biography Of Thomas Merton

Ainít In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm

AKA Cassius Clay

A League of Ordinary Gentlemen

Alice Neel

Aliens On The Moon: The Truth Exposed

Alone In The Wilderness

American Jesus

American Mystic

American Radical (Alex Sheremet)

American Splendor

American: The Bill Hicks Story

An Inconvenient Truth

Antonio Gaudi

Anvil! The Story Of Anvil

Are All Men Pedophiles?


A Walk Into The Sea

Ayn Rand & The Prophecy Of Atlas Shrugged

Before Stonewall

Beltracchi: The Art Of Forgery

Bergman Island

Beyond The Mat

Bigger, Stronger, Faster: The Side Effects Of Being American

Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me

Bill Cunningham New York

Black White + Gray

Blondieís New York

Blood On The Flat Track: The Rise Of The Rat City Roller Girls

Bowling For Columbine


Brother Born Again

Brothers In Arms

Brother’s Keeper

Brutal Beauty: Tales Of The Rose City Rollers


Burden Of Dreams

Buskers: For Love Or Money

Cameraman: The Life And Work Of Jack Cardiff

Capturing Reality

Capturing The Friedmans

Card Subject To Change

Carl Panzram: The Spirit Of Hatred And Vengeance

Carmen & Geoffrey

Casino Jack And The United States Of Money

Cave Of Forgotten Dreams

Chaplin's Goliath

Chariots Of The Gods

Charlie Chaplin: The Forgotten Years

Chasing Ice

Chris & Don: A Love Story


Composing The Beatles Songbook: Lennon And McCartney: 1966-1970

Confessions Of A Superhero

Craigslist Joe

Crips And Bloods: Made In America

Crown Of The Continent


Dad's In Heaven With Nixon

Decoding Deepak

Dinosaur 13

Do I Sound Gay?

Dreams Of A Life

Dreams With Sharp Teeth

Encounters At The End Of The World

Enron: The Smartest Guys In The Room

Evacuate Earth

Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie

Exit Through The Gift Shop

Extraordinary Minds

Eyes Of The Mothman

Fahrenheit 9/11

Fata Morgana

Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead

Fed Up!

F For Fake

For All Mankin

Food, Inc.

Food Matters

Forgiving Dr. Mengele

For The Bible Tells Me So

Frisky, Furry And Fearsome

Gates Of Heaven

Gates Of The Arctic

General Idi Amin Dada: Autoportrait

Genius On Hold

Genius Within: The Inner Life Of Glenn Gould


Gore Vidal: The United States Of Amnesia

Grizzly Man

Glen Campbell: Iíll Be Me

Glenn Tilbrook: One For The Road

Great Directors


Happy People: A Year in the Taiga

Harlan County, USA

Hearts Of Darkness

Her Name Is Sabine

Hey, Boo: Harper Lee And To Kill A Mockingbird

Homo Sapiens 1900

Hot Girls Wanted

Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral On A Moving Train

How To Draw A Bunny

Human Lampshade: A Holocaust Mystery

I Am Divine

Imaginary Witness: Hollywood And The Holocaust

Incident At Loch Ness

 I Need That Record! The Death (Or Possible Survival) Of The Independent Record Store

Inside Deep Throat

Into The Abyss

Italian Fascism In Color

It Might Get Loud

Jack Kerouac: King Of The Beats

James Ellroy’s Feast Of Death

Japan's War, In Colour

Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Cominí

Joan Rivers: A Piece Of Work

John Denver: Country Boy

John Waters: This Filthy World

Joni Mitchell: Woman Of Heart and Mind

Journey To Planet X

J. Pierpont Morgan: Emperor Of Wall Street

 Killer At Large: Why Obesity Is America’s Greatest Threat


Ladies And Gentlemen, Mr. Leonard Cohen

La Jetee

Legends Of the Knight

Le Mystere Picasso

Lenny Bruce: Without Tears

Lessons Of Darkness

Light Keeps Me Company

Lightning Over Water


Lipstick & Dynamite, Piss & Vinegar: The First Ladies Of Wrestling

Little Dieter Needs To Fly

London In The Raw

Man On A Wire


March Of The Penguins

Marilyn In Manhattan

Mario’s Story

Martial Arts Master: The Life Of Bruce Lee

Mishima: A Life In Four Chapters

Mortified Nation

Mr. Death: The Rise And Fall Of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr.

Mr. Untouchable

Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project

Muhammad Ali: Made In Miami

Muhammad Ali: The Greatest

Muhammad And Larry

My Best Fiend

My Kid Could Paint That

Naked Ambition: An R-Rated Look At An X-Rated Industry

Nantucket Film Festival’s 2nd Comedy Roundtable

New York In The Fifties

Nietzsche And The Nazis

Noam Chomsky: Rebel Without A Pause

No Mas

Not Your Typical Bigfoot Movie

Night And Fog

Orgasm, Inc.

Our Nixon

Patience (After Sebald)

Paul Goodman Changed My Life

Paul Williams Still Alive

Philip K. Dick: The Penultimate Truth

Phyllis And Harold

Pumping Iron

Reel Injun

Remembered Earth

Requiem For The Big East

Ribbon Of Sand

Right To Exit: The Mock Trial Of Jack Kevorkian

Rock Prophecies

Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir


Sans Soleil

Scott Walker: 30 Century Man

Secrets Of The Freemasons

Shakespeare Behind Bars

Sky Island

Smash His Camera

Some Kind Of Monster


Steal A Pencil For Me

Stories We Tell

Strictly Background

Super Size Me

That Guy... Who Was In That Thing

The Antics Roadshow

The Atomic Cafe

The Battered Bastards Of Baseball

The Camden 28

The Captains

The Case For Christ

The Cats Of Mirikitani

The Cool School

The Crown Of The Continent

The Edge Of Dreaming

The Ends Of The Earth

The Eyes Of Tammy Faye

The Fall Of Fujimori

The Final Member

The Five Obstructions

The Fog Of War

The Future Of Food

The God Who Wasn't There

The Good Son

The Hollywood Complex

The James Dean Story

The Kid Stays In The Picture

The Last Mogul: The Life And Times Of Lew Wasserman

The Last Mountain

The Loss Of Nameless Things

The Mayor Of Sunset Strip

The Most Dangerous Man In America: Daniel Ellsberg And The Pentagon Papers

The Next Space Race

The People Vs. George Lucas

The Pervert's Guide To Ideology

The Quantum Activist

Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey

The Revisionaries

The Science Of Sex Appeal

These Amazing Shadows: The Movies That Made America

The Song Remains The Same

The Story Of Film: An Odyssey

The Sweetest Sound

The Thin Blue Line

The Union: The Business Behind Getting High

The Up Series

The War

The War Game

The War On Democracy

The Wildest Dream

The Weather Underground

The White Diamond

The Workshop

The World At War

They Call It Myanmar: Lifting The Curtain

This Dust Of Words

This So-Called Disaster

Tiny: A Story About Living Small

To Be Takei

Touching The Void

Transcendent Man


Two In The Wave

Vernon, Florida

Walking With Dinosaurs

W.C. Fields: The Great Man

What The #$*! Do We Know?

Wheel Of Time

 When I Rise

When Jews Were Funny

When The Garden Was Eden

Whitey: United States Of America vs. James J. Bulger

Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?)

Who The F**k Is Arthur Fogel?

Wild Kingdom

Wildman Blues

William Shatner’s Gonzo Ballet

Winged Migration

Woody Allen: A Documentary

Why We Fight

You’re Gonna Miss Me




3 Women

12 Years A Slave

A Face In The Crowd

A Generation

A Guide To Recognizing Your Saints

Aguirre: The Wrath Of God

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (Joe Valdez)

All About Eve

All The President's Men

All The Real Girls

Almanac Of Fall



American Beauty (Anthony Zanetti)

An Autumn Afternoon


A Passion

A Story Of Floating Weeds


Au Hasard Balthazar

Au Revoir Les Enfants

Autumn Sonata

A Very Long Engagement

A Wind From The South

A Woman Under The Influence

Bad Day At Black Rock

Bang The Drum Slowly


Belle De Jour

Between Strangers

Big Fish

Blind Chance




Blue Valentine


Brokeback Mountain

Broken Flowers

Camera Buff



Casa De Los Babys

Cassandra's Dream



Chinese Coffee

Cinderella Man



Clouds Of May

Cobra Verde

Coffee And Cigarettes

Color Me Kubrick

Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind



Cries And Whispers

Crimes And Misdemeanors


David & Lisa

Day For Night

Day Of Wrath

Days Of '36

Days Of Heaven

Diary Of A Country Priest

Dirty Pretty Things



Drunken Angel

Early Summer

El Cid

Eternity And A Day

Even Dwarfs Started Small

Everyday People

Everything For Sale


Falstaff (Chimes At Midnight)

Fanny And Alexander


Fires On The Plain


Flash Of Genius

Floating Weeds

Full Frontal

George Washington

Germany Year Zero




Good Bye Lenin!


Good Night, And Good Luck.

Grand Illusion


Heart Of Glass

Heaven's Gate (Joe Valdez)

High And Low

High Noon

Hiroshima Mon Amour

Hobson's Choice

House Of Sand And Fog



I Am Cuba

I Am Curious


Identification Of A Woman


Il Generale Della Rovere

Il Grido

In America


Intentions Of Murder

In The Mood For Love


Into The Wild

It's A Wonderful Life

I Vitelloni

Jersey Girl

Jules And Jim

Juliet Of The Spirits




Knife In The Water


Lacombe, Lucien

La Dolce Vita

La Haine  (Alex Sheremet)

Landscape In The Mist

La Notte

La Strada

Last Year In Marienbad

Late Spring



Le Notti Bianche


Like Father, Like Son (Alex Sheremet)

Lost In Translation

Love Story

Mad Men

Maids Of Wilko

Major Dundee

Man Bites Dog

Marie Antionette



Match Point

McCabe & Mrs. Miller

Mean Creek

Mean Streets

Melvin Goes To Dinner

Merry Christmas. Mr. Lawrence


Midnight Cowboy

Mildred Pierce

Million Dollar Baby

Mommie Dearest

Mona Lisa Smile

Mongol: The Rise Of Genghis Khan



Mr. & Mrs. Bridge

Mr. Arkadin

Mr. Deeds Goes To Town

My Life As A Dog

My Dinner With Andre

My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done?

Mysterious Skin

Mystic River

Nights Of Cabiria

Nine Lives



Once Upon A Time In Anatolia

Opening Night



Osaka Elegy



Pather Panchali







Pioneers In Ingolstadt


Pleasures Of The Flesh

Prozac Nation





Red Beard

Requiem For A Heavyweight

Rescue Dawn

Revolutionary Road

Ride With The Devil

Rocco And His Brothers


Rome Open City


Russian Ark


Samurai Rebellion

Sansho The Bailiff


Scenes From A Marriage





Shock Corridor

Shock Corridor (Criterion)


Short Cuts

Signs Of Life

Silver City


Starting Out In The Evening

Stealing Sunrise

Still Walking


Sunset Boulevard

Synecdoche, New York

Taste Of Cherry

Taxi Driver

Ten Tiny Love Stories


The 3 Worlds Of Gulliver

The Agony And The Ecstasy

The Apartment

The Assassination Of Richard Nixon

The Aviator

The Bad Sleep Well

The Bicycle Thief

The Blackboard Jungle

The Black Dahlia

The Burmese Harp

The Coldest Kiss

The Comedian

The Conversation

The Cooler

The Cyclist

The Damned

The Days Of Wine And Roses

The Decalogue

The Desert Of The Tartars

The Double Life Of Veronique

The Dust Of Time

The Emperor Jones

The Enigma Of Kaspar Hauser

The End Of Summer

The Face Of Another

The 400 Blows

The Hidden Fortress

The Homecoming: A Christmas Story

The Hours

The Human Condition

The Iceman

The Junky's Christmas (Geoff Hendricks)

The Killing Of A Chinese Bookie

The Jimmy Show

The Life Of Oharu

The Lives Of Others

The Lord's Of Flatbush (Alex Sheremet)

The Machinist

The Magdalene Sisters

The Man From London

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

The Mirror

The Motorcycle Diaries

The Naked Kiss

The Naked Kiss (Criterion)

The New World

The Oscar Wilde BBC Collection

The Painted Veil (Joe Valdez)

The Passenger

The Quiet Duel

The Red And The White

The Red Desert

The Return Of The Secaucus 7

There Will Be Blood

The Rules Of The Game

The Sacrifice

The Saddest Music In The World

The Salton Sea

The Secret Of Roan Inish

The Serpent's Egg

The Seventh Seal

The Silence

The Spirit Of The Beehive

The Spy Who Came In From The Cold

The Suspended Step Of The Stork

The Sweet Hereafter

The Thin Red Line (1964)

The Thin Red Line (Criterion)

The Travelling Players

The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre

The Tree Of Life

The Trip To Bountiful

The Turin Horse

The Virgin Spring

The Wages Of Fear

The Weeping Meadow

The World Of Apu

The Wrestler

The Wrong Man

The Yards (Joe Valdez)

Things Behind The Sun

This Sporting Life

Three Monkeys

Through A Glass Darkly


Tokyo Story

To The Wonder (Alex Sheremet)

To The Wonder

Tucker: The Man And His Dream

Twenty-Four Eyes


Ulysses' Gaze

Umberto D.

Variety Lights

Vera Drake

Vincent And Theo



Walk The Line

Werckmeister Harmonies

West Of Brooklyn

Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?

When A Woman Ascends The Stairs

Where The Green Ants Dream


Wild Strawberries

Winter Light

Winter Sleep

Woman In The Dunes



Y Tu Mama Tambien

Zabriskie Point

Horror/Sci Fi

12 Monkeys

2001: A Space Odyssey

20 Million Miles To Earth

A Clockwork Orange

Alien Hunter

Alien Vs. Predator

Batman Begins

Beyond The Time Barrier

Blade Runner

Cat People

Colossus: The Forbin Project

Curse Of The Cat People

Dark City

Dawn Of The Dead

Evil Brain From Outer Space


First Man Into Space

First Men In the Moon


Forbidden Planet


Godzilla Raids Again

Godzilla's Revenge

Godzilla vs. Gojira

Hour Of The Wolf

I Am Legend

Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (1978)

It Came From Beneath The Sea

King Kong

Land Of The Dead


Mothra Vs. Godzilla

Night Fright

Nosferatu, Phantom Of The Night



Robinson Crusoe On Mars

Robot Monster

Sin City

Sky Captain And The World Of Tomorrow



Soylent Green

Spider-Man 2

Spider-Man 3


Testament Of Orpheus

The Beast From Yucca Flats

The Blood Of A Poet

The Butterfly Effect

The Dark Knight

The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian

The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe

The Mole People

The Monolith Monsters

The Mothman Prophecies

The Quiet Earth

The Triplets Of Belleville

The Village

The Wild Blue Yonder

THX 1138


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