Downloaded Synopsis
Filmmaker Alex Winter explores the impacts of music-downloading on bands and businesses.
Read Full Synopsis

Movie Reviews

Critic Ratings

56
SEE ALL CRITIC REVIEWS
70

Los Angeles Times

By Robert Abele
Downloaded is still a vigorous retelling of Fanning's and Parker's wildfire achievement and its ethical pitfalls, even if there's little in...
Full Review
70

The New York Times

By Andy Webster
No one is as intriguing as the thoughtful, soft-spoken Mr. Fanning, a onetime idealist thwarted by the piracy label and the dated...
Full Review
67

The Playlist

By Kevin Jagernauth
Winter's detail oriented approach does at least give the best recounting of Napster you're going to get, even if it's a biased one. And...
Full Review
60

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
A fascinating, alternate-universe look at the dawn of the music-sharing phenom — once a cause of concern in the industry, yet now a...
Full Review
50

New York Post

By Farran Smith Nehme
Winter hits his stride detailing how the music bigwigs hung Napster out to dry, but couldn’t do a thing about their industry’s permanently...
Full Review
40

Village Voice

By Alan Scherstuhl
The doc is only about as revealing as a middling magazine article on the subject.
Full Review

To understand why the music industry is where it is today...

By sbpearl
Go see this. Very informative and entertaining....

Review title (optional)

By suzycole
Review body (optional)...