What are Movies that Matter and/or an Activist Actor or Director? How to use the site! Contact Information and Helpful Links.

MoviesThatMatter.com (aka MessageMovies.com) allows you to submit reviews of movies and/or brief biographies of actors and directors. The site is designed to be self-serve automated for your convenience, no username or passwords, just an email with a link to the information you created, which allows you to post, edit or delete the information. See our quick list of movies.

Also see our quicklist of activists actors.

Which Movies, Videos, DVD or WebMovies are appropriate for this site?

  1. You should feel the movie is worth watching.
  2. The movie should be at a theater or available to the public in DVD or VHS, etc...
  3. The movie should have some type of social, environmental or government reform message within its content or should tell the truth about some part of history that has largely been misportrayed or neglected by the major media. These types of movies are often called Message Movies.
    More than one review of the same movie is permissible.

(We reserve the right to delete movies that are not within the site's values - we are not strict).

What should the Movie review content consist of?

The review should focus on the message part of the movie. We have fields in which you can place links to other sites that have regular reviews that focus on the story and the actors. Please focus your review principally on the message that is being conveyed by the movie.

Which activist actors and directors (producers) should be submitted to this site?

Those who are attempting to reform the roots of the problems our country/world faces.

See the list of causes and examples already on the site.

A few helpful movie (fiction and documentary) and actor links and our contact information.

Amazon search, reviews and purchase area for Videos (DVD and VHS)

www.imdb.com Internet Movie Database (very large on-line db of movies videos plus photos and reviews)

http://www.greencine.com/main Selection of independent, international, documentary, classic films and other esoteric fare. GreenCine is at the forefront of Video-on-Demand: pay-per-view streaming and downloadable movies on your PC.

Metacritic compiles reviews from respected critics and publications for film, video/dvd, books, music, television and games.
Metascores show the critical consensus at a glance by taking a weighted average of critic grades.

dvd reviews + sources for discerning viewers

www.mrqe.com Movie Review Query Engine (reviews plus sales)

moviestars.com Movie Stars Directory

www.starseeker.com/act.htm Movie Stars and Directors Directory

www.seeing-stars.com Celebrities Directory

www.variety.com Famous Hollywood Newspaper (Daily Variety) Web version

www.documentary.org International Documentary Association

www.documentaryfilms.net Documentary film association

MediaRights.org, a nonprofit organization, helps media makers, educators, librarians, nonprofits, and activists use documentaries to encourage action and inspire dialogue on contemporary social issues. Plus on-line database of films.

Part open to the public, part member only; site says largest archieve of video reviews and video distributor list available.

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