Major Resource Collections of Film, Theatre and TV Web Sites

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Awards and Festivals


This is the official Web site for the Oscars - awards recognizing excellence in cinema achievement.

This is the official Web site for the Emmy's - recognizing outstanding programming in television.

The official Web site of the Golden Globe winners for motion pictures and television as chosen by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

Prsents "Dis-Honors" for the worst films annually.

The official Web site of the Tony Awards—awards recognizing excellence in the craft of the theatre.

The Women Film Critics Circle is an association of 46 women film critics and scholars from around the country, who are involved in print, radio, online and TV broadcast media.



Film Reviews

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Check movie reviews, what's playing where in metro Detroit and an alphabetical listing of local movie theaters.

Visited by 15 million movie lovers each month - this is one of the best places to look for movie information. Find reviews, tops at the box office, film openings, new and upcoming videos, and much more.

This site compiles reviews from respected critics and publications for movies, DVDs, music, television and games. COntains Metascroes showing the critical consensus at a glane by taking a weighted average of critics' grades.

Consult Mr. Cranky Movie Rating for his take on why a particular movie "sucked." Okay, so he doesn't like much, but his reviews are quite entertaining.


The Web site offers reviews of forgotten, unusual and obscure movies.

Rotten Tomatoes offers a fun and informative way to discover the critical reaction on movies from the nation's top print and online film critics, neatly summarized via the Tomatoemeter.

Created by a husband and wife team in 1996, Screen It offers parents a way to access the content of popular entertainment their children may be viewing.

General Film / Theatre and TV Sites

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Box office data and statistics on films released from 1989 to the present. Statistics are updated weekly, covering more than 3,600 films.

Box Office Mojo is an online movie publication and box office reporting service. Its purpose is to illuminate the movies through the integration of art and business. Based in Burbank, California, its staff produces analysis, reviews, interviews and the most comprehensive box office tracking available online. is the most comprehensive destination for live theater worldwide on the Internet. The site also features theater reviews, interviews, visual excerpts, show synopses, online ticket purchasing for both New York and London.

Since 1946 the Cannes Film Festival has honored contributions to the motion picture arts throughout the world.

This is "the definitive resource for drive-in information." To date, the site lists almost 5,000 currently open and closed drive-in theaters in the US

FilmFestivals Entertainment Group hosts the number one portal site for festivals and film news from around the world.

"The best place to find foreign films on the Web." Browse films by country, genre, language and a Top 100 List.

This is the official database for Broadway theatre information.


Movie ratings for parents, evaluating films based on how much sex, nudity, violence, gore, and profanity they contain. Also provides analyses of explicit scenes and adult issues.

The National Archives of the United States and Google's pilot project of digitized historic films available free. The Initial 100 films include NASA documentaries, newsreels from World War II, construction of the Hoover Dam and work of the National Park Service.

Contains descriptions of recent and older films which are intended to give parents (and children) a general idea of plot, levels of violence, and sex and profanity. Registration required.

Playbill offers listings of theatre shows by region, seating charts and the availability to purchase tickets online.

One of the largest repertory companies in North America and the only theatre in the world that specializes in plays written by Bernard Shaw and his contemporaries (1856-1950) "plays about the beginning of the modern world.

This is North America's largest repertory theater company, located in Stratford, Ontario.

Welcome to Ticketmaster, the worlds largest online ticketing resource; selling tickets to more than 350,000 events each year, including professional sports, arts, family events, concerts, comedy, and more!

"This is the premiere site for classic movie listings, trivia, games, fun stuff, movie news, spotlight of the month and many more links for those who love classic movies."


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Nielsen is the world-famous TV ratings company. They provide television audience measurement and are active in more than 40 countries.

View the TV listings in your area plus reviews, gossip, features and more!

This is the place to find out what's happening in TV and film. Find local movie and TV listings or keep up with your favorite stars, movies and TV shows in one place.