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Official website of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. Searchable databases for research on cinematography, film history, screenwriting and more. Select the Resources & Databases link for video clips, criticisms, and film scripts.
AFI is a national institute providing leadership in screen education and the recognition of excellence in the art of film, television and digital media. Click on the Lists tab, then select a category, genre or motion picture. Each entry will include the cast, director, producer, awards. Scroll to the bottom of the entry for the "see more movie details" link. Here you will find an in-depth analysis of the film.
Enjoy an interactive learning experience as you see thousands of hand-selected and relevant links to pictures, artifacts, manuscripts, documents and other primary sources providing the real story behind the movies.
Cathy Schultz is a history professor at the University of St. Francis in Illinois and writes the syndicated column, History in the Movies, which has been featured on NPR. On this site, you'll find her commentary on the accuracy of recently released films, her thoughts on upcoming ones, and links for news.
"This site provides free access to 12,000 plus film clips from over 2,000 films, legally licensed. The site's staff indexes clps by standard browsable characteristics such as actor, title, and genre and by more evocative comcepts such as occasion, mood, and theme. Users may simply click to retrieve a high-image-quality clip." Choice - July 2011
Metacritic has evolved over the last decade to reflect their experience distilling many critics' voices into the single Metascore, a weighted average of the most respected critics writing reviews online and in print.