With Miramax Films shutting their doors, where is a girl to find good movies?! Well, it turns out good movies abound if you know where to look for reviews and listings.  There is truly a resource of everyone in the realm of free film information websites.

The most comprehensive overall site is the Internet Movie Database (http://www.imdb.com/). This site contains reviews and ratings of top box office movies, movies new to DVD/Blueray, television and news shows past and present, as well as a large database of past films and TV shows. The database can be searched by title of the movie, directors, characters, and plot.  The pages for a single movie include video, still images, linked citations to those involved in the film, and user ratings. See below.

If IMBd does not have quite the feel you are looking for, try one of these other sites:

Movie Review Intelligence (http://moviereviewintelligence.com/) is another excellent and comprehensive site for current and past movies, with a very strong coverage of movie reviews.

If you prefer a little more commentary and chaos in your sources, try Rotten Tomatoes (http://www.rottentomatoes.com/ ) which covers both film and DVD titles and offers RSS feeds for individual topics on its site.

Are you particularly interested in following film festival films? Try Film Festivals (http://www.filmfestivals.com/index.shtml ). The site contains a international directory of festivals  and information about the films shown in past and present festivals.

Perhaps you are an old movies buff? The Golden Years (http://www.thegoldenyears.org/ ) is a directory of movies from 1939 to 1969 that includes movie description, actor and director information, and original movie poster

How do I find what’s showing in my area? Type your zip code in at http://www.moviefone.com/ Our very own Latchis Theater does have their own website too:  http://www.latchis.com/indexTheater.php

How do I watch movies for free online? Most tend to offer older titles. Try, http://www.jaman.com/ http://www.classiccinemaonline.com/ , and http://www.hulu.com/

If you limit yourself only to movies that have librarians as characters (anyone? anyone?), bookmark the site http://emp.byui.edu/raishm/films/introduction.html .

And if you prefer print resources, please come into the library and head to call number 791 for more movie resources!

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