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Based on 7 Reviews
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  • 50
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Confident that his subject matter is inherently scintillating, however, Moore lays it out in creakily dry fashion. Those who consider computers to be glorified word processors may find their eyes glazing over in a matter of minutes. show more

  • 38
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    It is a boring parade of talking heads and technical gibberish that will do little to advance the Linux cause. Try again, guys. show more

  • 80
    Ron Wells Film Threat

    A great film and an important one. show more

  • 60
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    Moore's film is unusually sharp looking for this sort of documentary, and comes complete with a nice soundtrack. But most important, it's as comprehensible as any "Dummies" guide, something even non-techies can enjoy. show more

  • 60
    Stephen Holden The New York Times

    Everybody loves a David and Goliath story, and this one is told almost entirely from David's point of view. show more

  • 40
    Village Voice

    Less a revolutionary tale than a simple recounting of the recent past -- as staid as the pages in a history book. show more

  • 30
    Luke Y. Thompson New Times (L.A.)

    Ultimately, the film amounts to being lectured to by tech-geeks, if you're up for that sort of thing. show more

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