James Kaelen and Timothy Rhys write up a bold, 13-point manifesto they call "The MovieMaker Manifesto: A Document for an Oppressed Majority."
The first rule: "Unless the social stakes in your film are high, avoid meandering, plotless narratives at all costs. Reserve neorealism for the inherently dramatic. Middle class white kids eating cereal in bed is not inherently dramatic."
Read it in full here on MovieMaker.