This commercial site is useful because of its detailed synopses of many classic films, many of which incoporate dialogue from the film being reviewed, using the characters' words to illustrate the point being made by the reviewer. The site also breaks down hundreds of films into genres and years of production, providing a searchable database to easily locate the motion picture being sought. While the site may not be considered scholarly, it is extensive and detailed.
Links to information on multiple film studies topics and sources
Although the name indicates this is a "journal", further investigation of the "about us" page yields the admission that it "is a popular-academic hybrid of movie analysis, history, and commentary." And the greeting of "Welcome, Comrade!" should let the reader know of the inherent leftist bias of the articles. Nevertheless, some of the analysis is cogent and insightful and worth a look.
This website reviews news and trends in new media convergence and ownership around the world.
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A web portal to the key ideas of critical theory and theorists who have had a significant impact on the study of media in the postmodern age.
This website, published by the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival, provides reviews and anlyses of international documentary fil production, with an emphasis on postmodern Asian documentaries and their filmmakers.
This website from England provides a somewhat more scholarly discussion of film genre than what is usually available from the internet. The discussion focuses on the nature of genre itself and the criteria used to socially construct the concept.
A hodge podge of images that may yield just that movie still or poster needed to illustrate an analyis of a favorite film or actor/actress. Browse the collection to see what turns up.
Vetted for appropriateness for scholarly research by a group of California librarians, this website covers multiple areas in the social sciences, including media and film research topics. This link will take you directly to the film genre page, but do not neglect to view the other research headings on the parent page.
Search this database for thousands of feature film and television programs.