Movies & Television
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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Oscar's homepage, lots of information about the Academy as well as links to past winners and nominees.
After Hours Film Society
A not-for-profit organization that presents foreign, independent, and classic films at the Tivoli Theatre in Downers Grove, IL on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month. The website has reviews of most films in their archives as well as reviews of upcoming films in the series.
Ahoy Matey! Films on the High Seas
American Film Institute
A variety of top 100 movie lists, including the newest, the 100 all-time greatest movies, and more.
As Seen on TV
Find seasons, series, sets and collections from your favorite nonfiction television programs on DVD.
Based on the Book
Lists the authors and titles of books and short stories that were made into movies. Searchable by movie title, book title, or book author.
Based on the Book: Hallmark Hall of Fame Adaptations of Popular Novels
Dark, Dark Comedies
Date Night: Movies to Curl Up with for a Cozy Night In
For the Kid in You: Good Guys, Bad Guys, Monsters, and Magic of All Kinds
Girls' Night Out: Chick Flick Movies That Make Your Heart Go Pitter Patter
Give It 110%: Great Sports Movies
Great Movies You Might Have Missed—the 90s and Beyond
Gutsy Gals on Film: Movies Featuring Determined Heroines
A website packed with streaming movies and episodes of your favorite television shows, all for free.
A website that promotes independent filmmakers and independent films.
Internet Movie Database
An internet source for movie reviews and facts, with links to multiple outside sources.
A large database of song lyrics.
Movie schedules and reviews. Moviefone has listings of current movie show times and locations as well as some brief reviews and tidbits.
National Film Board of Canada
Promotes Canadian films, with hundreds of films available free online, including documentaries, animation, and alternative dramas.
The Library of Congress presents the National Jukebox, which makes historical sound recordings available to the public free of charge.
On the Fringes: Movies featuring Alienated Youth
Movie reviews and more, including Ebert's great movies list, articles about film genres and festivals, as well as recent and forthcoming DVD releases.
Watch full-length documentary films for free. You can even “snag” the film and put it anywhere on the web.
Movie and DVD reviews for individuals concerned about the suitability of movies for sensitive viewers (especially children). The site rates aspects such as violence, language, disrespectful behavior, etc. Please note you have two options on this site. One is free, with lots of pop-ups, and one is a paid subscription.
Too Good to Miss: Notable Documentaries
These award-wnning DVDs engage the viewer with an array of controversial topics, historical events, lives of notable people, and other entertaining adventures.
TV Guide Online
VideoHound’s Golden Movie Retriever, 2009 edition
Movie lovers will appreciate the comprehensive coverage of films, the insightful reviews and multiple indexes.
You Saw the Movie, Now Read the Book
You Saw the Movie, Now Read the Book: The Sequel
Guide to TV, movies, Internet.