When they say you should only write about what you know, that doesn't mean that writers should write movies about writers that write movies about writers.
La Dolce Vita
Some Italian dude does a bunch of stuff for three hours, and if you can survive the boredom, you might decide this is one of the greatest movies ever, and decide to write a college thesis on it.
Son of Rambow
Societies are comprised of tenuous relationships between individuals in order to protect those people from other societies, at the cost of their individual freedoms...also: French people are cooler than the British people.
Let the Right One In
Vampires have feelings too...or, she's going to train him to be a serial killer and eventually eat him later: your call.
The catalyst for the development of time travel is some horndog's desire to hit it with a chick in the past.
The Good, the Bad, the Weird
Only one man can kill this many Japanese.
One of the best action movies ever, and the action sequences suck.
Elvis doesn't know what a safe deposit box is.
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
If you are about to marry a hot blonde, never blow up your future brother-in-law with an air strike.
The Color of Magic, p 1&2
Terry Pratchett's books are a guilty pleasure of mine, so when I say that this movie is crap, I mean it with the best possible intentions.