I read about whattorent.com recently and am just now trying it out. It puts you through a little personality test first on the theory that most movie recommending agents are biased toward film geeks. Of course, I am a bit of a film geek, so it may be a moot issue, but the recommendations have been pretty good so far. It’s giving me lots of Fellini and Scorsese, most of which I’ve seen, but that’s pretty astute.
One objection I have to it so far is that it doesn’t separate violence from other “adult content.” I have no problem watching John Waters films or any other bizarre underworld stuff, drug references are no big deal to me, and language is just language. But I’d like to be able to separate that from violence as in, say, war movies. I appreciate that there are many great war movies out there, such as Platoon and Apocolypse Now, but I simply cannot imagine myself getting through them or, more to the point, getting through the night after watching them without nightmares.
Anyway, other than that, I’m quite taken with it. Try it yourself!