Film Studies, Bibliographies, Guides
CineMedia (From the
American Film Institute) An excellent tool for searching the vast resources in film and
media on the web---Search by category or keyword for links to databases, actors,
festivals, studios, and much more.
Yahoo's Movies and Film
related links Listing of film links by subject categories.
Film.Com An independent site devoted to contemporary
film review and discussion, film festival announcements and field reports, and essays on
film craft and filmmaking.
Hollywood Online Current movie information,
multimedia entertainment, previews, movie trailers and more.
Movieweb.com Information about current movies,
links to studios, realtime movie clips, etc.
Movies.net Collection of links about movie stars,
studios, production resources, festivals, etc.
The Greatest Films Plot synopses and
analysis of 100 great Hollywood films, includes photos, quotes, descriptions of memorable
Film Score Monthly Dedicated to the art of
film and television music.
Film Scripts Links to full-texts of over 500
movie and television scripts.
The Internet Movie Database Search by title,
director, star, etc. Provides credit info, plot summaries, links to reviews and more.
The Motion Picture Database
From "The Motion Picture Guide", Cinebooks' 23-volume reference and Ephraim
Katz's comprehensive "Film Encyclopedia", this searchable database includes
cast, credits and reviews for more than 30,000 movies released in the U.S., plus
filmographies and biographical information on actors, directors and other filmmakers.
All Movie Guide Similar to the Internet Movie
Database--you can search by title, names, or keywords.
The Internet Movie Database Search by title --
many film entries include a "critics" icon which you can click to access links
to movie reviews from a variety of sources.
Yahoo's Movie Review
Links An annotated listing of online review sources, divided into categories
Movies.Net Includes reviews of current films and
links to other review sources
Movie Snap Shots Reviews of current films,
critics' favorite film lists, trivia, and more.
Film.com Provides contemporary film reviews, essays,
Washington Post Film
Reviews Part of the "videofinder" section of the Washington Post online --
you can search the Post's reviews for films available on video since 1986.
Washington CityPaper Reviews
This link takes you to the CityPaper's searchable listings -- click on "movies"
under the Arts column to read reviews of films currently showing in the DC area.
Mr. Cranky Rates the Movies Just for fun -- a
tongue-in-cheek collection of current film reviews rated from the "tolerable" to
the "less than mediocre."
Archives, Libraries, Museums
Public Motion Picture Research Centers
and Film Archives (A Library of Congress Guide) Provides an alphabetical listing of
film archives, libraries, and research centers worldwide.
Louis B. Mayer
Library Link to the American Film Institute's Library
Early Motion Pictures, 1897-1916
Search these collections from the Library of Congress