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The Astounding B Monster
The name says it all. An 'ezine which bills itself as "The Offbeat Film Authority."
In-depth James Bond movie site with tons of movie info, sound clips, desktop wallpaper, AIM Icons, a Bond Store, Message Board, movie bloopers and more.
A full-featured, easy-to-use online movie manager that allows you to organize, search, sort and play your collection of movies on all types of media from DVDs to DivX files. Quickly import all your movie files or titles and import the movie information from IMDb.com.
The Dialogue: Learning from the Masters
In these in-depth interviews some of todays most successful screenwriters (Paul Haggis, David Goyer, Stuart Beattie, etc) share their work habits, methods and inspirations, secrets of the trade, and eye-opening stories from life in the trenches of the film business.
This site bills itself as "the most comprehensive index of movie and television scripts available on the Internet." Additionally, the web site includes an area called "Screenwriters On The Internet" which is a showcase for unproduced screenplays by new, aspiring writers and includes links to over a dozen scripts, with titles such as "How Dick Dies" By Gary Welz, "The Plaintive Song Of The Curious Boy" By Herbert Gambill, and "Monkeybutt" by Mike Byrne.
Perhaps the coolest (and most useful) DVD site on the web, Geoffrey Kleinman's DVD Talk has tons of no-nonsense information about DVD's, including reviews, Top Bargains, discount coupons for on-line DVD merchants, web forums and chat rooms, Price Search, a free weekly newsletter, and more.
Femmes Fatales & Fantasies
A website gallery featuring , vintage, collectible movie posters and stills from the 1920's to present.
Film & TV Connection
An entertainment industry school with 5,000 students worldwide who train on-site at major film studios, video production companies, radio and TV stations, recording studios and record labels.
A resource for aspiring filmmakers and film career enthusiasts, this site includes articles, news, tips and more.
For The Reels
A movie-themed webcomic that puts a humorous twist on all your favorite films. Updates weekly!
The Golden Raspberry Award Foundation
While the "real Academy" wracks its brains trying to find even five good films that were made this year, why not take a look at the other 500 bad films of the year, and their award... The Razzie.
The Hollywood Reporter
The on-line version of the venerable entertainment industry trade paper offers continually updated news briefs from the entertainment and media worlds in the categories of film, television, music, and international news. The site also provides a "Hollywood Hyperlinks Web Site Directory" which provides links to other entertainment industry web sites in the areas of film, television, pre-production, production, post-production, producers & distributors, organizations, film commissions, web & multimedia, calendar, industry resources, and music.
Home Video Site at About.com
Looking for video reviews or other video and movie-related sites? About.com has an ever-growing list of movie and video-related links—plus, a regularly updated list of upcoming video release dates, so you know exactly when your favorite titles are coming out.
A film news resource which covers all sorts of timely information important to the indie filmmaker, film fan or professional. indieWIRE features a searchable database of all past issues, each day's new issue, message boards, and an online subscription option for free daily email delivery.
The Internet Movie Database
A searchable database with information on tens of thousands of movies, from the earliest of silent films to movies which are still in production—plus, biographies and filmographies on hundreds of thousands of actors, actresses, directors and more. The "IMD" constantly is evolving and growing, with new information being added everyday. This site also includes links to movie reviews and allows you to rate any movie in the database on a scale of 1 to 10 and send in your vote. A great place to do research on your favorite actor, director, or film.
The Internet Movie Script Database
Movie scripts free for reading and downloading.
The Movie Pal
An organized launching pad to help film buffs find movie sites on the web. It has a section devoted to web tributes to artists and specific films by film buffs.
Movie Review Query Engine
This searchable, easy-to-use database is a great resource for sampling a wide range of opinions about films old and new. The site includes links to movie reviews from major daily newspapers (such as the Washington Post, Chicago Sun-Times, and San Francisco Chronicle), from periodicals like Time and Entertainment Weekly, from Internet e-zines and Usenet newsgroups (e.g. rec.arts.movies.reviews), and from "Movie Magazine International" itself. So now, if you don't like what that dumb guy in your local paper has to say, you can read that dumb guy in a paper from clear across the country.
Name That... Quiz Game
Do you remember the classic TV game show, "Name That Tune"? The "Name That..." quiz game, co-sponsored by MMI, is similar, except that it asks you to Name That Movie, TV Show, Actor or Actress in as few hints as possible. For example, can you Name That Movie by its cast in five actors, four actors, three actors or just two actors. Or, as another example, can you name that Actress by five, four, three or just two of her TV series?
National Film Preservation Board
The Library of Congress National Film Preservation Board works to ensure the survival, conservation and increased public availability of America's film heritage, including: advising the Librarian on the annual selection of films to the National Film Registry, and counseling the Librarian on development and implementation of the national film preservation plan. Full listing of films already on the registry plus information on how to nominate your favorite films to become part of the Registry.
An online magazine which offers in-depth features about important movies or events in the industry and insightful reviews of films now playing. The site includes an extensive archive of past features and reviews.
The Orange Movie Quiz
Daily quizzes about movies, actors and actresses.
The world's leading word-processing program for scriptwriters, Scriptware is currently the software of choice at Universal, Carsey-Werner, Warner Brothers and Paramount, and for over 80 TV shows and movies.
Stomp Tokyo reviews movies on video that you might ordinarily pass up at the video store because you're just not sure you want to waste 3 bucks or 2 hours on that particular film. The site specializes in old b-movies, Hong Kong cinema, anime, bad sci-fi, and Japanese monster movies. It also includes Stomp Tokyo Sings!, a collection of essays and humorous articles about film, and offers a weekly newsletter about movies on video.
Talking Pictures takes an intelligent look at film, TV and mass media. Site includes film, television and book reviews, interviews, news and articles. New contributors are always welcome on the site.
The on-line version of the entertainment industry trade paper offers continually updated news briefs about the entertainment industry, including television news. Limited, basic content is free; an on-line subscription is required to access premium content.
A great place to start browsing for info on the latest movies, including show times, features, movie news, new and upcoming releases, box office top 10, reviews, net events, and more.
Staff Web Sites
Visit the personal web sites of MMI staff members!
Movie Reviewer Larry Carlin is also a singer-songwriter. His web site has information on his solo efforts, Keystone Crossing (a country duo) and Wild Blue, Marin County's premiere bluegrass band.
Cinefemme is an international forum designed to discuss and project images of women in film and media. They draw attention to specific women's film festivals within Europe and the USA and also feature information on women's filmmaking in Stockholm and film festivals. (Movie Reviewer Moira Sullivan.)
Webmaster Randy Parker's Emusements.com site is an amusement park for your mind featuring quick diversions and novelties.
Killer Movie Reviews
Read Staff Writer Andrea Chase's movie reviews on her personal web site, where she also publishes her interviews.
Maya Deren Forum
This is the first international forum for those interested in the work of Maya Deren, U.S. avant-garde filmmaker and film theorist of the 1940s and 1950s. This web page is designed to be a public forum of the work of Deren and will include film analyses and events that celebrate her achievements in film, philosophy, ethnography and dance. Information on special Deren conferences will be posted. (Movie Reviewer Moira Sullivan.)
Randy Parker's Movie Reviews
Movie Magazine's Webmaster, Randy Parker, was a movie critic in college for the U.C. Berkeley newspaper and radio station (on a previous incarnation of "Movie Magazine International"). Most of his reviews are online at his personal web site.