Study and Appreciation
Films - http://www.filmsite.org/index.html
Excellent source of information about most of the very best films of all
times. The reviews and background information provided are top notch, and
go deeply into the film's background, characters, plot and related films.
Very interesting website that is entertaining and informative. Includes
sections on film quotes, famous scenes, film posters, and much more!
This site offers links to the areas of stars and celebrities, studios,
what's currently playing, reviews, movie memorabilia, film festivals, publications,
guilds and associations, production resources, show biz news, and databases
Studies Resources on the Internet - http://www.ualberta.ca/~slis/guides/films/film.htm
Although this site has not been updated recently it does provide links
to many still useful Web sites. Categories linked to include: Film Databases;
Academic Aspects of Film Studies; Journals and Electronic Magazines; Feminism
and Women in Film; Film Directors; History of Film; International Film;
Listserv and Newsgroup Archives; Other Film Studies Guides on the Internet.
Posters Archive - http://anubis.science.unitn.it/services/movies/
Hundreds of movie posters are available here. Categories include: animation,
classic, horror, Italian, modern, science fiction.
Pathe Film Archive - http://www.britishpathe.com/
The special feature of this site is the ability to browse previews of the
films in the entire 3500-hour British Pathe Film Archive, "which covers
news, sport, social history, and entertainment from 1896 to 1970." Preview
Film shows stills from the actual film clips, which are often several minutes
long and which you get by using the Download Now button and filling out
a brief registration form. Searchable. (LII)
Online - http://www.theasc.com/magazine/
American Cinematographer is the journal of the American Society of Cinematographers.
The Web journal does include articles (mostly sponsored by the films),
an index and an archive of past articles. Articles are about filmmaking
rather than being about reviews or acting.
Critical articles about films and film makers, including documentaries
and foreign films, previews of upcoming issues. Usually only features one
or two complete articles at any one time.
This is the journal of the Film Society of Lincoln Center (New York). Not
very many articles are available online but the site does have a table
of contents, index and access to a discussion forum.
Films of the
Golden Age - http://www.filmsofthegoldenage.com/
This magazine emphasizes movies from the thirties, forties and fifties,
the "Golden Age" of Hollywood. Current articles, which cover the movies
and their makers, as well as the stars of the era are accessible from this
page. It is part of Classic Images,
a Web site about classic films. The Bessie Chin Library subscribes to this
Current (mostly U.S.) movie reviews and news.
Film Data and Movie
The Internet Movie Database
This is a great place to visit if you want to find information about movie
credits (i.e., director, actors and their roles, technical personnel, awards,)
including links to additional information. The data is provided, in a large
part, by contributors from all over the world.
Review Query Engine - http://www.mrqe.com/lookup?
Search for movie reviews using this page to do it. Includes links (if information
is available) to The Internet Movie Database, which gives additional background
on the film being reviewed.
Lots of movie reviews plus theater reviews, Academy Award information,
articles about film, and ratings of the top films of the year, by Internet
movie critic James Berardinelli.
Ebert Online - http://www.suntimes.com/ebert/ebert.html
Movie reviews and related information from the noted critic of the Chicago
in Theaters - http://www.tvguide.com/movies/intheaters/
Reviews of films currently showing in treaters. Includes video clips from
some of the films, and also has previews of upcoming movies. From TV Guide
Cinephiles - http://www.cinephiles.net
This site offers objective short reviews of new releases, including foreign
films, as well as in-depth analysis of selected films and essays on their
place in the world of cinema.
Festivals, Art Film, and Movie Making
de Cannes - http://www.festival-cannes.fr/index.php?langue=6002
A famous festival for the world cinema where all styles, schools of thought
and genres, without any limitation but with the permanent concern to help
the blooming of the cinematographic language and art form.
and Playwrights Home Page - http://www.teleport.com/~cdeemer/scrwriter.html
A site for screen writers and playwrights. Includes links to scripts, marketing
and networking tips, plus lots of resources related to writing.
Pacific Film Archive
The University Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (UAM/PFA) is the principal
visual arts center of the University of California at Berkeley. The Pacific
Film Archive (PFA) is an internationally recognized center for the exhibition
and study of cinema. This online film museum contains a large amount of
information for the serious student of film study, and lost of neat stuff
for the serious film buff as well.
Cyber Film School
Lots of well organized articles, interviews, and other helpful information
displayed in an online magazine format.
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