CRIX WE LIKE
Jeff Anderson, formerly of the San Francisco Examiner and my best movie bud. He had the cleverest ratings system on the web: "Movies for the mind" rated by number of Fellinis. "Check your brain at the door movies" rated by number of Cormans!
The Flick Filosopher
A girl who does a little more than just review individual movies, she, well, philosophizes. Can't explain it. Just check it out.
Hell on Frisco Bay
A blog by my fellow SF critic Brian Darr, a cinephile haunting the remaining movie houses of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Do you have any idea how weird it is to discover an old high school buddy also has a movie review web site? Nice work, Marty.
Three Black Chicks
A whole different perspective on mainstream Hollywood. Love this site!
A somewhat haphazard and pronouncedly idiosyncratic sharing of matters cultural. Reviews from all over the world of books, film, theater, museums and even opera.
Entertainment Weekly Online
Way too graphic-intenseive, but if you like EW this is a decent site.
Quotes from dozens of critics and links to their reviews for every movie big and small, plus multimedia, great forums and more.
A more concise and to-the-point consensus site, pooling a range of reviews for new movies every week from high-profile critics.
Movie Review Index.com
Boasting just tons and tons of review links for every movie you can imagine.
Movie Review Query Engine
Huge data base of movie reviews & links galore from all over the world.
Online Film Critics' Society
Official organization of online reviewers.
The Critic Doctor
Here's a fresh approach: Herb Kane reviews the movie AND reviews what major critics' had to say.
NICHE FILM SITES
Self-explanatory name there, no? This site is detailed, with news, reviews and coverage of movies dating back to the 1940s, filmographies and links for actors and actresses, books, film company contacts and more.
Berlin International Film Festival
Each February in Berlin, Germany. Presents the Golden Bear Award.
Each May in Cannes, France.
San Francisco International Film Festival
Each April-May in SF. One of the best and most important Int'l festivals in the US.
Seattle International Film Festival
Each May-June in Seattle, Washington. One of the best art film festivals in the country.
Each February in Park City, Utah.
There are more festival links to come.
In the mean time, try the
Festival link site, they have everything.
Acedemy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences
All the info on all the Academy Awards ever. Great site at Oscar time.
Alex Fung's Home Page
Every movie-related award you could possibly imagine is listed here. Find festivals, film society & critics circles awards, Alex's thoughts on all this & mucho other stuff.
Links! Links! Links! Festivals, reviews, star & movie homepages & more.
Independent Feature Project
Indie box office $$, info on indie market & annual Gotham Awards, info on IFP events in NYC.
Internet Movie Database
Simply every movie ever. Search title, star, director, etc. Filmographies, bios, photos, box office $, studio & some review links, etc., etc. Great resource.
Internet Movie Script Database
Download screenplays galore.
Very thorough and - more importantly, unbaised - site for parents, ranking movies by sexual content, violence & profanity. Highly recommended.
Photos, info & dates for dozens of upcoming films.
Download screenplays galore for films new & old.
Just what the name says - movie-themed backgrounds and screensavers for your computer.
The Celebrity Cafe
Plenty of interviews from the worlds of movies & music.
Hard to navigate, but live events & in depth reports from Cannes, etc., are worth it.
Golden Raspberry Awards
The anti-Oscars! Only the worst in American cinema gets honored here.
Hollywood Stock Exchange
Fantasy baseball meets fantasy Gordon Gecko. Buy and sell "stock" in your favorite actors and upcoming films.
Huge Movie Quiz
You could spend hours here taxing your cinema trivia knowledge. Fun!
Great site full of independent short films for RealPlayer. Good stuff.
Gay-oriented movie review & feature site.
For Parents: Why movies received the ratings they did. Current releases & videos.
Screenwriting - The Mining Co.
Excellent source for intelligent insight into scripting, movie reviews from a screenplay point of view & more.
Scriptwriting software demo site.
Extensive site with links, multimedia and info on stars, films, music and more.
Guides for starting your own video rental store or online movie/music store.
The DVD Report
Coverage of DVD releases - especially TV series box sets.
News and more on out-sized movies like "Lord of the Rings," sword-and-sandal epics and major sci-fi franchises.