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Flicks and Clicks

From 'Almost Famous' to 'This Is Spinal Tap,' a look at five websites for major movies

Nurse Betty
By snooping through the bookmarks of hired gun Wesley (Chris Rock), you find links to ”sites” (such as AskAHitman.com) that gradually reveal the substance of the film. A

This Is Spinal Tap
There’s a fine line between interactivity and laziness. The site pretends it’s giving you content, when in fact it’s asking you for ideas (like your favorite quotes). C-

Almost Famous
What’s best about this site is what’s truest: musings from rock critic Lester Bangs (sample quote: ”The day [rock & roll] ceases to be dumb is the day it ceases to be real”). B

Into the Arms of Strangers
”Earnest” + ”Holocaust” + ”documentary” = serious. See this skillfully designed page about Kindertransport, a 1938-39 evacuation of kids from Europe. B+

Remember the Titans
Sadly, features that might make this site cool — actual game footage and an animated playbook — are on the sidelines. B-