Books Into Movies: Online Reference Sources
for Book and Movies...
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Interested in a little more Hollywood? These websites should come in handy.
• Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences http://www.oscars.org Information about the Academy awards, a database of motion picture credits, history of the organization, past award winners, and more. A database of past winners and nominees (complete through 2006) is also available.
• AllMovie http://www.allmovie.com Browse by title, genre, locate box office statistics or read an essay . Movie trailers, lists of new releases, and a glossary are also available.
• American Film Institute http://www.afi.com Details about the organization and its work. Offers top 100 lists and information about jobs, education, and workshops.
• British Film Institute http://www.bfi.org.uk Information about the BFI National Archive, statistics, in-depth features, a film and tv database, research guides, and more.
• Disney Archives http://disney.go.com/vault/archives/characters_ai.html Three browsable categories: movies, characters, and villains. Results include a description and downloadable images.
• Film.com http://www.film.com Movie news and reviews.
• Film Reference http://www.filmreference.com A free online encyclopedia offering information about movies, actors, directors, and writers.
• Film Site http://www.filmsite.org History, trivia, quotes, and resources about classic films.
• Golden Globe Awards http://www.goldenglobes.org The official site of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Offers a video and photo gallery, lists nominees and winners, news, and more.
• Internet Movie Database http://imdb.com A database of movie information including actors, directors, writers, producers, filming locations and trivia, and provides links to reviews, show times, and fan sites on the web.
• Metacritic.com http://www.metacritic.com Reviews for film, tv, and video. The unique scoring shows "the critical consensus at a glance by taking a weighted average of critic grades."
• The Motion Picture and Television Photo Archive www.mptvimages.com/cgi-bin/imageFolio.cgi Search the "vault" by keyword, personality, event, photographer, and more. Thumbnail image results can be enlarged for viewing.
• Motion Picture Association of America http://www.mpaa.org Information about film ratings, research and statistics, and top issues.
• Moviefone http://www.moviefone.com Movie schedules, tickets and information about the movies.
• Movie Quotes http://www.moviequotes.com A database containing over one million movie quotes.
• New York Times Movies http://www.nytimes.com/pages/movies/index.html This section includes reviews, trailers, articles, and a complete list of reviews from the New York Times dating back to 1929.
• Rotten Tomatoes http://www.rottentomatoes.com/movie Scores movies and provides both positive and negative reviews. Also allows users to select a movie by genre, "tomatometer," and MPAA rating.