Create Game Lists on MeltedJoystick.com
FilmCrave home
   Movies  Members
Search +
Searching... Close  
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
  
 
  Login Using Facebook
Twitter
 
 
 

Helvetica (2007) Movie Information

Your Rating:
   
DVD  Blu-ray
view all merchandise
        Play Trailer    Write Review +  Request correction + Add to List: Add to movie list 

Overall Rank:

7929

Avg. Rating:

2.50/4

# of Ratings:

10

Genres:

Documentary

Rating:

NR

Language:

English

Theater Date:

09/12/2007

Director:

Gary Hustwit

Actors:

Tobias Frere-Jones
Lars Müller
Michael C. Place
Bruno Steinert
David Carson
Leslie Savan

 

 

 

 

Like Movie:

Plot Outline:

Related Movie Lists

movies of 2007 by skater4159 2007 by Su Zany
Every Movie I've Seen by 12345 Top Movie List by someidiot

Full Movie Reviews

  Franz Patrick
Franz Patrick
Movie God
 

05/24/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Sharp and Interesting

I've never really thought about the role of the font type called Helvetica until I saw this documentary. For an hour and twenty minute film, it managed to provide a colorful spectrum of insights about the font and why those people have such strong opinions about it. At times it is amusing to watch because the people that are being interviewed have such passion to the point where they would rant and sound histrionic. For instance, this one lady believes that the font of the Vietnam War was Helvetica; she rejects that war and that's why she, too, rejects the font. When asked what kind of font governs the Iraqi War, she responds somewhere along the lines of "Helvetica. It's the same war!" I don't know, I thought that was sharp and funny. The mini intermissions are fascinating as well because...

Rating of
3/4 

read more +
 
Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 
 
Log In
 Login with Facebook
For members wanting to use FB to login, click here
remember me  
 
 
What Members Are Doing
Comments about...
New Movie Reviews
New Movie Lists
films I've seen in 2014 by aickman
Top Movie List by Sarah
My Wish List by Robyn
2014 movies to see by Alex
Movies I Want To See by Ivana
best of 2004 by Ichabod Crane
2014: Best To Worst by Nolane
movies of 1948 by skater4159

 

 

 

Contact FilmCrave Public Relations FilmCrave Friends    

Advertise and Business

Developer API

Contact Us

Jobs

About us

SiteMap

 

Support FilmCrave

FAQ and Help

News and Press

Terms of Use

Privacy

MeltedJoystick.com

Hitfix.com

GQTI.com

Hangar1.com

TrailerAddict.com

OVGuide.com

Digitaldreamdoor.com