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Film History & Criticism

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Movie Review Sites
Film History
Film Terms
  Film Techniques  
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Movie Review Sites
  MRQE. The Movie Review Query Engine has reviews of 38,000+ movies.
  Rotten Tomatoes.com. The Rotten Tomatoes site reviews current movies and more!
  Reviews of Classic Movies from About.com
  Roger Ebert Reviews the Movies. The Chicago Sun-Times movie critic turns his attention to recent films.
  Moviefone.com. Reviews and trailers of current movies, with short reviews of older movies. This link will only work on PC's with an updated browser.
  American Film Institute  Top 100 American films of the 20th century
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Film History
The History of Film Theme Page. A page of links to all sorts of resources about the history of film, the greatest films, the greatest actors, the Academy Awards database, articles on the history of silent films, animation, the development of film production. A great place to begin your research on any film topic.
The Film History Index. Lots of film history link from the World Wide Virtual Library.
The Greatest Films. Landmarks in classic Hollywood/American films
 
 
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Film Terms
 

Cinema. How are films made? A comprehensive site from the Annenberg/CPP people , which explores the production of film.You can explore this creative process, from the screenwriter's words to the editor's final cut. Write your own dialogue for a scene or put yourself in a producer's shoes by managing the production of a film.

  The Internet Movie Database Glossary. Want to know about those terms used in movies? (what exactly is a "gaffer"? how about a "best boy"?) Use this glossary to look up any and all movie terms. Part of the much greater Internet Movie Database site, which is a goldmine of information on movies.
   
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Film Terms
  Film-North An introduction to techniques of film and theater from a young director who has attempted to produce his own plays and movies.
   
   
   
   
   
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