The American Film Institute provides screen education for filmmakers and recognizes excellence in the art of films. The 100 years series includes categories such as 100 movie quotes, 100 movie songs, 100 movie heroes, 100 movie laughs and much more. Find the top rated films of the century and various top lists in genres like romance, horror, and comedy.
Non-profit organization dedicated to providing and preserving an “Internet Library” of digital collections. Moving images include over 1,200 advertising, educational and industrial films (made from 1927 to the present), the Computer Chronicles, the World at War short films, Net Café and more.
The National Film Registry preserves at-risk newsreels, silent, experimental, Hollywood, independent, and other "orphan" films which are a living record of the twentieth century. Included is a complete listing of NFR films, by title and year of release, and a moving image archive.
Looking for a place to head out for the weekend or the week? Browse this site by location or activity (Art, Beaches, Foodie Havens, etc.). Check out the bird’s eye view of Mt. Adams here in Cincinnati.
This blog features reviews and essays on independent films, interviews with directors and other major players, and offers film festival commentary. A lengthy list of “Primers” covers subjects ranging from anime to zombies. Archives date back to 2003.
This engaging, popular film and television blog is hosted by NY Press Critic Matt Zoller Seitz. The blog includes a list of films reviews, TV features, the year in review, people, criticism, and commentary.
CWC screens live-action and animated shorts, American Independent and documentary films that typically don't make it to mainstream theaters. This website provides a calendar of upcoming events, ticket information, venues, and related links. In collaboration with other locali organizations such as the Cincinnati Art Museum, the Cincinnati Museum Center, the National Underground Freedom Center, CWC strives to provide the community with motion pictures that “explore the human condition and celebrate diversity.”
Site for independent, documentary, educational and instructional videos. Search by title, general subject, distributor, grade level, geographic area, length and more. Provides links to several online review journals of videos, DVDs and CD-Roms.
Besides a brief description of a movie or video, this site uses a 0 to 10 scale to rate movies in three categories: sex, violence, and profanity. The creators state that they are affiliated with neither Hollywood nor with any religious group, so that their ratings are impartial.
A selective list of films for introducing children to major events in history, ethical, social, and cultural issues, and works of music, literature, and art. Movie selections include age range, subject matter, and character development. Also includes an annotated list of films not recommended as teaching tools.
This multi-purpose site allows the user to search for videos and movies, and DVDs by title, person, keyword, and/or plotline. It includes ratings, reviews, interviews, news, and television and movie listings.
Thousands of reviews of movies, DVDs, TV shows, and games. "Metascores," based on these reviews, give you the opportunity to quickly ascertain which titles are most highly rated. If more in-depth information is needed, the complete reviews are a click away.