The Leonard Maltin Game - Movies About Filmmaking

Can you name the movies where the plot deals with filmmaking, based on the Leonard Maltin review?

Clues From ReviewMovie TitleFive Lowest-Billed Actors
3 1/2 stars - 2002 - 'surreal, dazzling, dizzying, often perplexing but brilliant film about the creative process'Stephen Tobolowsky, Ron Livingston, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Judy Greer, Brian Cox
3 1/2 stars - 2000 - 'film has a unique look and feel' and 'colorful and amusing'Catherine McCormack, Udo Kier, Eddie Izzard, John Aden Gillet, Cary Elwes
2 1/2 stars - 1991 - 'barbed look at vintage Hollywood, filled with incredible detail and amazing scenes'Christopher Murney, Richard Portnow, David Warrilow, Steve Buscemi, Jon Polito
3 stars - 1994 - 'there isn't much story thrust here, but the vivid re-creation of time and place makes this a must for any old-movie buff'George 'The Animal' Steele, Juliet Landau, Brent Hinkley, Max Casella, Mike Starr
2 1/2 stars - 1999 - 'likable co-stars carry this comedy a long way'Barry Newman, Adam Alexi-Malle, Terence Stamp, Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Kennedy
3 1/2 stars - 1995 - 'an exquisite rendering of time and place' and 'a quiet, deliberately paced film'Kevin J. O'Connor, David Dukes, Lolita Davidovich, Lynn Redgrave, Brendan Fraser
3 stars - 2008 - 'an eccentric ode to innocence, creativity and community'Sigourney Weaver, Marcus Carl Franklin, Irv Gooch, Melonie Diaz, Mia Farrow
2 stars - 2005 - 'enjoyably pulpy characters and charismatic stars make it somewhat bearable'Shannyn Sossamon, Larry Miller, Dash Mihok, Corbin Bernsen, Michelle Monaghan
Clues From ReviewMovie TitleFive Lowest-Billed Actors
2 1/2 stars - 1992 - 'starts out great, but flattens midway through and tries to cover too much ground'Robert Stephens, John Standing, Bill Paterson, Deborah Maria Moore, David Duchovny
3 stars - 2006 - 'uncanny on it's dead-on parodies of TV and radio talk-shows and other follies of show business'Scott Williamson, Deborah Theaker, Rachael Harris, Kevin Sussman, Craig Bierko
2 1/2 - 2008 - 'good for a few laughs...' but '... goes on too long'Tom Cruise, Matthew McConaughey, Brandon Soo Hoo, Bill Hader, Brandon T. Jackson
3 stars - 1992 - 'hilarious performances, scores of star cameos...' and 'many inside jokes'Gina Gershon, Randall Batinkoff, Lyle Lovett, Sydney Pollack, Dina Merrill
3 1/2 stars - 1997 - 'tough going at times, but gripping and funny as well'Joanna Gleason, Jack Riley, Ricky Jay, Robert Ridgely, Philip Baker Hall
2 1/2 stars - 1976 - 'by now familiar story is given an unconvincing treatment'Robert Englund, Sally Kirkland, M.G. Kelly, Marta Heflin, Paul Mazursky
4 stars - 1950 - 'bitter, funny, fascinating'Anna Q. Nilsson, Cecil B. DeMille, Buster Keaton, Hedda Hopper, Jack Webb

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