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The Movies: Websites


Films, Festivals, Reviews, & Theaters
The American Film Institute champions the moving image as an art form. We believe in the revolutionary power of visual storytelling to share perspectives, inspire empathy and drive culture forward.
The New Yorker: Anthony Lane  Anthony Lane has been a film critic for The New Yorker since 1993. Before coming to the magazine, he worked at the Independent in London, where he was appointed deputy literary editor in 1989 and, a year later, a film critic for Independent on Sunday. In 2001, his reviews received the National Magazine Award for Reviews and Criticism. His writings for The New Yorker are collected in the book “Nobody’s Perfect.
The International Festival de Cannes is one of "the world's most widely publicized events and certainly the most important film festival in terms of worldwide impact."
Coral Gables Art Cinema is a state-of-the-art theater that opened in October of 2010 and is one of the best, most comfortable and highest grossing art houses in South Florida, presenting first-run and regional premieres of quality American independent and international features, both fiction and documentary, in addition to classic films, special programs and film festival events, which speak to the multilingual and multicultural diversity of the region.
The Cosford is dedicated to offering a diverse and discerning program, the Bill Cosford Cinema showcases a variety of independent, international, experimental, and classic cinema. As a non-profit art house space, the Cosford Cinema screens its programs at little-to-no cost, ensuring that audiences have substantial access to alternative forms of cinema (including documentary, experimental, and classic) as well as international films.  is for classic film buffs, students, and moviegoers interested in the great movies of the last century. Detailed plot synopses, review commentary, film reference material, film analysis, original content, information on the top films and most memorable movie scenes are just some of the features available on the site. Its many resources include a comprehensive overview of film history, a complete survey of the Academy Awards (Oscars), milestones and turning points in the industry, and background and descriptions for hundreds of classic movies from the last one hundred years.
IMDb is the world's most popular and authoritative source for information on movies, TV shows and celebrities. Products and services to help fans decide what to watch and where to watch it include: the IMDb website for desktop and mobile devices; apps for iOS and Android; and X-Ray on Prime Video. IMDb also offers a free streaming channel, IMDb TV, and produces IMDb original video series and podcasts. For entertainment industry professionals, IMDb provides IMDbPro and Box Office Mojo.
For over 25 years, IndieWire has been covering the business and art of entertainment. With the respect of film and TV creators, executives, and passionate fans alike, IndieWire is known for being ahead of the curve with a unique editorial voice that combines in-depth industry reporting and analysis, breaking news, and its best-in-class Oscars, Emmys, and crafts coverage.
Miami Film Festival is a world-class platform for International and Ibero-American films. Presenting its 38th edition from March 5 – 14, 2021, the Festival showcases the work of the world’s best emerging and established filmmakers to the diverse cosmopolitan community of Miami. Cash awards totaling more than $150,000 are given in competition categories.
MDC - Film, Television and Digital Production Looking for a role in the multimedia industry? Our four-year TV production degree might be your ticket to a career. Whether your dream is to be behind the camera in traditional media formats or on the Web, this program is designed to provide you with the hands-on, practical skills you need. Courses cover cinematography, scriptwriting, Web design, production, editing, funding, and more. Taught with cutting edge technology by an experienced faculty, this academic program will prepare you to excel in the creative and competitive field of media production.
The Movies - Everything about the movies from the New York Times - includes the invaluable Anatomy of a Scene.
The Norton Museum: Matthew Bird, guest curator for the special exhibition "Coming Soon: Film Posters from the Dwight M. Cleveland Collection", discusses the evolution of film posters from the silent era to the present in this Curator Conversation on July 12, 2019. Watch the video
O Cinema is a cutting-edge, non-profit, independent cinema. We showcase first-run independent, foreign, art, & family films. O Cinema operates with three core philosophies:
  • Provide intriguing, entertaining, and superior quality films that audiences will otherwise not see in Miami-Dade County.
  • Ensure that prices are accessible for the broadest possible audience.
  • Transform Miami-Dade by creating a cultural beacon that offers films of interest to all demographics.
The Oscars are presented each January, when the entertainment community and film fans around the world turn their attention to the Academy Awards. Interest and anticipation builds to a fevered pitch leading up to the Oscar telecast, when hundreds of millions of movie lovers tune in to watch the glamorous ceremony and learn who will receive the highest honors in filmmaking. is the world’s preeminent destination for movie criticism, commentary and community. Since Roger's passing in 2013 the site has committed to maintain Roger’s high standards for providing timeless insights in cinematic discourse, while exploring the latest releases with coverage penned by a diverse array of esteemed writers. They continue to bring not only current reviews of films from major studios, but one of the most comprehensive coverage of reviews from independent and documentary film makers, as well as reviews of leading television or cable series and shows from various streaming platforms.
Rotten Tomatoes and the Tomatometer score are the world’s most trusted recommendation resources for quality entertainment. As the leading online aggregator of movie and TV show reviews from critics, we provide fans with a comprehensive guide to what’s Fresh – and what’s Rotten – in theaters and at home.
Sundance Institute is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the discovery and development of independent artists and audiences. Through its programs, the Institute seeks to discover, support, and inspire independent film, media, and theatre artists from the United States and around the world, and to introduce audiences to their new work.
The Telluride Film Festival takes great pains to remain not a competition, but a celebration of the best in film — past, present and future — from all around the world. This is one weekend immersed in an unabashed carnival of film: viewing, breathing, eating, and talking cinema. This is The SHOW."
The Toronto International Film Festival is dedicated to presenting the best of international and Canadian cinema and creating transformational experiences for film lovers and creators of all ages and backgrounds.
Since 2015, MDC’s Tower Theater is South Florida’s highest-grossing art cinema. Our mission is to connect art with audiences, and foster a value for cinema for future generations. Our philanthropic work includes free educational screenings for students and subsidized rental fees for non-profits to showcase cinema without commercial pressures.
The aim of the Venice Film Festival is to raise awareness and promote international cinema in all its forms as art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and dialogue. The Festival also organizes retrospectives and tributes to major figures as a contribution towards a better understanding of the history of cinema.

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