Revolution OS
Revolution OS (2002)

While Microsoft may be the biggest software company in the world, not every computer user is a fan of their products, or their way of doing business. While Microsoft's Windows became the most widely used operating system for personal… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 30, 2003
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Glenn Lovell
San Jose Mercury News

Must-see viewing for anyone involved in the high-tech industry. Others may find it migraine-inducing, despite Moore's attempts at whimsy and spoon feeding.

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Martin Scribbs
Low IQ Canadian

Tells a lot about the rationale of the open-source movement, but shows virtually none of its fruits. Interviews only open-source advocates.

Shawn Levy
Oregonian

The charm of Revolution OS is rather the way it introduces you to new, fervently held ideas and fanciful thinkers.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

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

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John A. Nesbit
ToxicUniverse.com

remains about as graphically devoid as the old Linux command line

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Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

A didactic and dull documentary glorifying software anarchy.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

... a boring parade of talking heads and technical gibberish that will do little to advance the Linux cause.

Ron Wells
Film Threat

This in-depth study of important developments of the computer industry should make it required viewing in university computer science departments for years to come.

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

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

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