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The Internet Movie DatabaseThe Internet Movie Database will help you locate over 130,000 films with complete cast, crew, reviews, biographies, awards, and more. Each site gives you interactive links to other sites. This is one of the best sites on the Internet for locating films and information about films.
100 Greatest FilmsDo you have a list of your favorite films? What about your favorite 100 films? Are any of those among the greatest ever made? Tim Dirk's 100 Greatest Films website lists his 100 greatest films - and the 2nd 100. You can find posters from these movies. Most important, if you are doing research on one of these films, you will find the most detailed plot summaries available anywhere, including all the important dialogue reprinted word for word. If you are interested in film genre, 100 Greatest Films has a Film Genre section that explains film genre in intelligent, interesting, and thoughtful detail, with plenty of examples and film lists. This site is a film course in itself, a must for students of the American cinema!
American Movie ClassicsThe AMC TV Channel online provides behind-the-scenes information on films and film stars along with a TV program schedule. You can read biographies of past and present stars and details on feature films from AMC's database of 2,000 classic film titles. The database is most useful for films shown on the AMC channel or stars featured in any given week.
American Film InstituteAdvancing and preserving the art of the moving image.
The American Film Institute's 100 Years...100 Movies websiteThe American Film Institute announced in June 1998 its lits of the 100 greatest American movies. This site gives details of each of those films.
AFI Catalog"The online American Film Institute Catalog draws its content from six printed volumes that document every American film from 1893 to 1970 (except 1951 to 1960). Each film record has been meticulously compiled by the experienced editors and filmographers at the American Film Institute (AFI). Search records by keywords; film titles; cast, crew, and character names; subject; genre; release year and more. Most records include extensive plot summaries."
Glossary of Film TermsWhen the credits roll at the end of a film, have you ever wondered what a gaffer does? What is the best boy or key grip? Search the Internet Movie Database Film Glossary for the answers.
YAHOO! Movies and FilmUse the YAHOO! search engine to locate movie and entertainment topics in hundreds of Internet databases.
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Academy AwardsWho was nominated for this year's Academy Awards? Who won? Who won last year? Or in 1952? The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences knows all and tells all.
Golden Globes AwardsWant to know who won this year's Golden Globes Awards or the history of the Golden Globes? Connect to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's Golden Globes site and locate great movies from this year or previous years. Even the nominees are worth watching.
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ABC EntertainmentThe entertainment side of ABCNews.com, is a weekly online film magazine, with information on the most recent films including the business side of the film industry.
ABC Entertainment"Movies.com provides a broad array of news, original content and services, including show times and ticket sales, to help movie fans make the right choice on movie night. Operated by the Walt Disney Internet Group, its content encompasses films from throughout the U.S. film industry and follows films from production through video/DVD release."
Biography.com Website of A & E's Biography program. The site lists the TV schedule and monthly magazine, and you can also search for short biographies and locate videotapes of Biography's programs for sale. The site also lists documentaries of films stars and directors for sale.
BoxOfficeBoxOffice keeps you up to date with the latest films.
CNN.comThe CNN TV network on the Internet. Search for interviews with and articles about actors, etc.
Entertainment WeeklyTime-Warner's Entertainment Weekly Online specializes in current film clips, reviews, interviews with stars and directors, and industry news.
E! OnlineE! Online, operated by E! Entertainment Television Networks, provides entertainment news and review.
Hollywood OnlineHollywood Online specializes in Hollywood news, film trailers and photos, and film reviews.
MSNBCMSNBC - NBC-TV on the Internet. Search for interviews with and articles about actors, etc.
NPRNational Public Radio Online. Click on the Search or Programs links to look for interviews with and articles about actors, etc. The programs All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, and Fresh Air frequently broadcast interviews with actors, directors, musicians, and writers. You can listen to these through RealAudio. During the February 21, 1999, edition of Weekend Edition, for example, Liane Hansen speaks with NASA engineer and author Homer Hickam, Junior, and director Joe Johnston (Jumanji and Honey, I Shrunk the Kids) about the newly-released film, October Sky (Universal), based on Hickam's book about his experiences.
Online Film Critics ReviewSearch for a film title and then scroll through summaries of film reviews, with complete text also available
Roger Ebert's ReviewsRated 1999's Best Film Review website by the Online Film Critics Society. Roger Ebert is the film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times. His Web page contains a wealth of information and opinion about films. His reviews are marked by love and appreciation for the talents and performances of actors and filmmakers, even in reviews where he points out a film's shortcomings. Check out his comments on the American Film Institute's list of 100 Greatest Films or read his reviews of current films.
Rotten TomatoesThe Rotten Tomatoes site give you multiple reviews at once for current film reviews, plus a database of older film reviews.
TV GuideTV Guide gives reviews of today's movies.
USA TodayUSA Today provides reviews of current films, interviews, and industry news. Weekends are often the best time to find information.
WebMovieWebMovie keeps you up-to-date with last week's film releases, this week's, and next week's, with plot summaries, reviews, clips, and quick links to other film websites.
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20th Century Fox20th Century Fox provides you access to websites of its films such as Titanic, Alien Resurrection, and Soul Food.
Castle Rock EntertainmentCastle Rock Entertainment provides you access to websites of its films such as When Harry Met Sally, The Shawshank Redemption, and In the Line of Fire.
Disney PicturesDisney Pictures provides you access to websites of its films such as Mr. Magoo and Flubber.
EUE Screen Gems Studios, Ltd.Connect to the website of the Wilmington, NC, film studios of EUE Screen Gems Studios, Ltd. Among the many films that have been made onsite in and around the Wilmington studios of Screen Gems have been Year of the Dragon, Firestarter, Blue Velvet, The Exorcist III, Sleeping with the Enemy, When We Were Colored, and the television film Noble House.
First Line FilmsFirst Line Films provides you access to websites of its films such as Shine and Hoop Dreams.
M-G-M/United ArtistsM-G-M/United Artists Studios provides you access to websites of its films such as Dr. Zhivago, Key Largo, Rain Man, and Ulee's Gold.
Miramax PicturesMiramax Pictures provides you access to websites of its films such as Good Will Hunting, Pulp Fiction, and Sling Blade.
New Line CinemaNew Line Cinema provides you access to websites of its films such as Wag the Dog and Boogie Nights.
Parmount Motion PicturesParmount Motion Pictures provides you access to websites of its films such as Titanic, E.T., Face-Off, and Star Trek.
Reellife.ComReellife.Com — the home of PolyGram Films, Gramercy Pictures, PolyGram Video and PolyGram Television — provides you access to websites of its films such as The Big Lebowski, Fargo, Jumanji, Sleepers, and The Usual Suspects. (PolyGram Filmed Entertainment also co-producers films with Working Title Films, Inc., such as Dead Man Walking.)
Sony Pictures StudioSony Virtual Film Studio - Travel around Sony Pictures Studio in Burbank, California. You can walk through this virtual film studio and take a look at the sound stage, the editing room, the prop room, etc.
Sony Pictures/TriStar FilmsSony Pictures (and TriStar) provides you access to websites of its films such as As Good as It Gets and Desperate Measures.
Touchstone PicturesMovies.com provides a website for films from Touchstone Pictures (the R-rated films from Disney) such as Robert Redford's The Horse Whisperer and Martin Scorsese's Kundun.
Universal StudiosUniversal Studios, a division of MCA, provides you access to websites of its films such as The Lost World; Liar, Liar; and The Jackal.
Warner Bros.Warner Bros. provides you access to websites of its films such as Contact, Conspiracy Theory, L.A. Confidential and A Time to Kill.
Google Web DirectoryGoogle.com provides additional film studios from its Web Directory. An excellent film resource and powerful search engine.
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