Great Movie Resources

I have decided as my first post to provide a link of some of the internet sites I found to be the most helpful and useful in my expolration of all things cinematic (in no particular order).

Film Reviews:

http://www.rottentomatoes.com – a great site for concensus film reviews

http://www.bbc.co.uk/fivelive/entertainment/kermode.shtml – Mark Kermode film reviews from BBC Radio

Movie Databases:

http://www.imdb.com – the old standby

http://www.facets.org – an excellent guide to the entire world of cinema. I used to receive the catalog – made for great reading; items also availabel for purhcase

http://www.criterion.com – the source for “important” classic and contemporary cinema from all over the world

Films on Television:

http://www.turnerclassicmovies.com – 24/7 classic films and specials, all commerical-free

What’s Playing Now:

http://www.fandango.com – where I go to purchase my movie tix

Film Societies, Institutions, Installations and in Academia:

http://www.filmlinc.org – The Film Society of Lincoln Center

http://www.afi.com – American Film Institute

http://www.bfi.org.uk – British Film Institute – their publications and books are amazing

http://www.moma.org/collection/depts/film/index.html – Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) film Collection

http://www.filmquarterly.org/index2.html – Film Quarterly Magazine

http://www.loc.gov/film/ – National Film Preservation Board; also the location of the Film Registry for films to be forever preserved

As I continue to recall more sites that I visit, I will post them to the blog roll. Enjoy!

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