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intute The Movie Review Query Engine is the Internet's largest database of movie reviews for over 90,000 titles. The site provides a searchable index of all published and available reviews, news, interviews, and other materials associated with specific movies.


All Movie Guide: "Features extensive factual and descriptive data and original editorial content for over 215,000 titles and more than 250,000 of the actors, directors, writers and other professionals who created them."


Cinefiles: "CineFiles is a database of reviews, press kits, festival and showcase program notes, newspaper articles, and other documents from the PFA Library's collection. The collection contains documents from a broad range of sources covering world cinema, past and present."


Film Festivals: Details of over 2400 film festivals from across the globe provided by FestivalFocus. Film makers can use the free database to search for festivals by location, genre or entry requirements and even submit films for consideration via this website."


Film Studies for Free: "A pluralist, pro bono, and purely positive web-archive of examples of, links to, and comment on, online, Open Access, film and moving image studies resources of note."


Film Studies Research Guide: This page is a guide to conducting research in Film Studies at Yale University, including key resources and crucial search strategies.


Film Studies Resouces: From the UC Berkeley Library.


Footage: "...the one source for the best footage available anywhere: the only place ad, film, TV and digital video pros can instantly search for FREE the footage trade's best stock, archival and news footage databases all at once. Online since 1994, find out why thousands of users search across millions of records every day."


Ibiblio: "Home to one of the largest "collections of collections" on the Internet, is a conservancy of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art, history, science, politics, and cultural studies. is a collaboration of the Center for the Public Domain and The University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill."


Internet Movie Database: "The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is a collection of movie information. Pertinent details about movies, from who was in it, to who made it, to trivia about it, to filming locations, and even where you can find reviews and fan sites on the web."


Moving Image Archive: "A library of free movies, films, and videos containing thousands of digital movies uploaded by Archive users which range from classic full-length films, to daily alternative news broadcasts, to cartoons and concerts. Many of these videos are available for free download."


Public Moving Image Archives and Research Centers: The Library of Congress has listed links under "Public Moving Images" by country and film archive. These archives are dedicated to film preservation. Historical footage is available online in video clips.


Silent Film Resources: Extensive resources links related to silent films production and viewing.

American Film Institute: The latest film information from the institute as well as an extensive archive, including classic Hollywood films plus links to past years' film festivals.


Berkeley Art Museum + Pacific Film Archive:  An in-depth guide documenting a wide range of types of films, including: foreign, independent, classic, and avant-garde cinema.


Black Film Center/Archive: This is a historical collection of films highlighting black directors

and actors.


Cinemagraphe: Reviews and writings about cinema.


Film Archive: This page from The National Archives contains a range of archive clips with background information. All clips can either be played directly through the Flash Player on the site or can be downloaded for use in video-editing software. Browse the timeline and select a film category to see the clips. For more archive films follow the links to the exhibition of Public Information Films on the main National Archives website.


Film Journal: This is one of many current periodicals on film making.


Movies Scripts and Screenplays: A collection of Movie Scripts and Screenplays on the Internet, housed in one location.


Performing Arts in America, 1875-1923: The New York Public Libraries website with selected internet resources and manuscript collections.


Silent Film Screenings: Silent movie screenings around the U.S. and other information relating to silent film viewing and production provided by the Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum.


Veoh: An Internet television company based in San Diego, California, Veoh allows users to find and watch major studio content, independent productions and user-generated material.


Without a Box: An Improvisational and Experimental Theatre Group.