Revolution O.S.
Revolution O.S. (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: August 23, 2002
DVD Release Date: September 30, 2003
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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.

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

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

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.

John A. Nesbit

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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