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International Book Collectors Association (IBCA) This site offer a wealth of information, links, and thoughtful guidance for the book collector, new or seasoned. The site is divided into four sections: to inform, to collect, to educate, and to preserve. Among these categories are literally hundreds of useful articles and links helpful to book lovers and collectors alike. For instance, there are special sections on mystery book collecting and children book collecting (among many others), guides to book search engines and book auction sites, and much, much more. If you love books and love to browse, stop by this site for a pleasant romp!.
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The plot follows the career of one who began his exploits as a waterfront "blackguard" and who ends up as an international figure of intrigue and mystery, originally appearing in Ambler's novel "A Coffin for Dimitrios," transformed here, into the wonderful 1944 movie "The Mask of Dimitrios" staring Peter Lorre and Sydney Greenstreet (both of Maltese Falcon fame) also featuring the screen debut of the handsome Zachary Scott as Dimitrios and a wonderful performance by 50s Television favorite Faye Emerson who plays Dimitrios' tawdry discarded mistress with a sense of ennui and flair consciously reminiscent of Garbo's most poignant work. Quite the undiscovered gem, a precursor to post-war film noir but maintaining all of the atmosphere of decadent elegance and gentlemanly riposte associated with inter-war Europe.
MOVIE RELATED SITES:Cinema, Films, and plain ol' Movies
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Film.com - This site is full of features and information for those interested in contemporary films. The site features reviews, photo features, film clips, a chat room, home theatre information, and an on-line store. The tone is irreverent and hip and the graphics are well done.
The Palace - This site is for classic film lovers. There are hundreds of images, many audio clips, and a comprehensive bibliography. There are many informative articles on movies and filmmaking as well as links to many of the best classic film sites on the Web. The site is being updated on a regular basis.
Hollywood Online If you want your movie news "from the horse's mouth," so-to-speak, this is your site. Owned by Times-Mirror, this comprehensive site has so many sections that you can spend days browsing all of them. To whit: Movie Guide, "a one-stop resource for interactive multimedia information relating to current and upcoming motion picture releases;" Video Guide, "a virtual library of current and upcoming home video release information, categorized by video store release date (coming soon, in stores now and all) and genre (action, art/foreign, comedy, documentary, drama, family, horror and sci-fi);" Multimedia, claiming "one of the greatest collections of movie multimedia on the Web. The site features thousands of notes and photos as well as hundreds of sounds available in mac, .au, .wav and .ra; videos and trailers available in theater, .mov and .avi; and dozens of interactive kits available in standard and Shockwave formats;" ShowTimes, featuring "a comprehensive national listing of movies which allows users to locate films by time, zip code, city/state or theatre chain, the official site of the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO);" Movies On-TV, featuring current and future listing of movies on TV including a "grid displaying movie times, channels, ratings, and summaries, as well as a link to complete information about the cast and crew;" Hollywood News "news and breaking stories about Hollywood personalities, the industry, and more; MoviePeople Database this section features a "searchable database of movie facts, personality profiles, filmographies and personnel descriptions," the site claim "more than 131,000 films and 850,000 cast credits" The database is cross-referenced and includes films and personnel from 1895 to the present day; and as if that weren't enough there are also chat rooms, called Buzz Forums for fans and industry professionals and sections on Holly Wood Press Releases, the Academy Awards, the Las Vegas event ShoWest, a Studio Store, and a comprehensive site search engine entitled SiteSeer, from which you can locate information in all or some of this sites sections. Last, but not least, this site features the official web site of The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce!
Moviefone This site provides local theatre AOL Service dial 777-Film show times for many cities across the country via a service they call Movie-Link which they claim provides "Up-to-the-minute movie show times for every theater in most major U.S. cities." This service also provides you with the capability of buying tickets in advance for many theaters. Movie-link also provides trailers, posters, etc. and hosts a store "where you can buy merchandise from your favorite movies and TV shows. Other surprises also. . . "
AMG ALL MOVIE GUIDE - This site may have the best movie synopses on the web. The All-Movie Guide states that its Goal is to find and rate ALL feature movies (and major documentaries) -- past or present, b&w or color, on VHS or only seen on late-night TV. For each film, they provide information of interest to viewers. Here you will find comments on old and new movies that may never have been released in VHS format as well as the current blockbusters." They have a ways to go, but it is an interesting site and if you don't find the move that your searching for, they have a great feedback system. You can browse by Star, title, genre, category, etc.
IMDb(Internet Movie Database) describes itself as an international organization whose stated objective is to provide useful and up to date movie information freely available on-line, across as many systems and platforms as possible. It currently claims coverage of over 120,000 movies with over 1,750,000 filmography entries and is expanding continuously. The service is financed by advertising and sponsorship and its maintainers request, but do not require, that you click their sponsors' advertising banners at the top of their pages.
The IMDb database aims to capture any and all information associated with movies from across the world, starting with the earliest cinema, going through to the very latest releases and even movies still in production. It covers filmographies for all professions in the industry; plot summaries; character names; movie ratings; year of release; running times; movie trivia; quotes; goofs; soundtracks; personal trivia; alternative names; certificates; color information; country of production; genres; production companies; distributors; special effects companies; sound mix; reference literature; filming locations; sequel/remake information; release dates; advertising tag lines; detailed technical data; alternative versions; laser disc availability; languages; reviews; links to official studio pages, fan pages, image and multimedia archives; direct purchase links for movies and associated merchandise; box office grosses; movie posters and Academy Award information. Check it out at http://us.imdb.com/
THE MOVIELINE This site bills itself as
"Movie reviews: Just the facts, No Ratings and No Biases." In a, presumably,
unintended bit of irony the only things on the home page are their name, the above motto,
an e-mail address, and categories, by RATING: "G," "PG," PG13,"
and "R." They possibly meant no ratings in the sense that they don't give stars
**** to the movies to denote relative goodness. The first review we checked out was for
the Glenn Close/Jeff Daniels remake of 101 Dalmatians. In the first few paragraphs
we found this statement concerning the scariness of the movie: "A warning may be
advisable. . ." --sounds like a bias against scaring your child to us. We suspect
that they wanted to convey the thought "no prejudice" rather than "no
bias" in their motto. We don't like to carp (actually, we love to carp) but, if you
don't have a bias toward good acting, movies, special effects, or whatever, what business
do you have reviewing movies anyhow? In fact, this is the most rating conscious and one of
the most biased movie review sites we've seen. That's what makes it interesting, the
reviewers have opinions and expectations based on experience (that's what a bias is) about
the contents of the movies, that's what makes them interesting. They should ditch the
slogan, since all three parts are erroneous or ambiguous: they give you more than just the
facts, they categorize by ratings, and they present their aesthetic and artistic judgments
and warnings based on biases developed through their experience and perception, just like
every one else.
MOVIEWEB MovieWEB has previews of unreleased movies. Each movie has its own web page which lets you download movie pictures, movie posters, production notes, Quicktime videos (of the theatrical movie trailer) and as much information about the cast & synopsis of the film as they can currently get from the studios. At the bottom of each MovieWEB movie web page, the site provides direct links to the home page of the studio and/or web sites dedicated specifically to that particular movie where there might be even more information on these films. MovieWEB includes movies which are not scheduled to be released until later this year and claims to provide trailers months before the trailers are shown at your local movie theatre. Check it out at http://www.movieweb.com/
ULTIMATE MOVIES (now MOVIES at ZAP2IT.com)This site bills itself as "your connection to the official sites for current theatrical releases." Direct links to hundreds of official movie sites of current movies in theatres. You might also want to check out their parent page Ultimate TV linked and described below.
Ultimate TV (now TV at ZAP2IT.com)TV news, tv show lists, gossip, upcoming tv events, interviews, etc. Ultimate Tv has over 9000 links to pages dealing with over 1200 TV shows and series. You might want to check out their movie page, described above. For more TV news and sites see our TV Page.
Reel Their motto is "The Planet's Biggest Movie Store. They claim over 85,000 movies for sale and over 35,000 for rent. Many interesting features: Movies for under $5 dollars, turkeys for the holidays, new movies, movie news, and of course a search engine to find the movie you want. They sell used and rare movies. They have a real physical store at 2655 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94704.
BEST VIDEO Their slogan is "If
you're into film and video, it doesn't get any better than this." You can rent videos.
As well as hard-to-find and cult videos, there seems to be lot of adult content
in the some of the videos they sell. NOT FOR CHILDREN.
See our MAGAZINE page for more magazines with movie, entertainment, and celebrity content.
E! online Billed as "entertainment's home page" this site features celebrity interviews, gossip, reviews, news, star photos, and columns. Personalities from TV E! spark up this site for lover of movie, tv, and other entertainment news.
Entertainment Weekly online The on-line edition of the popular entertainment magazine. This site is also accessible from its parent site, The Time, Inc. News Media home page .
StarBuzz This site features "over 1,000 stars and 2,000 web sites. Starbuzz claims to be "truly the biggest guide to stars online." Features links to home pages and related pages for stars and celebrities.
TV's Beautiful Girls Many pictures and other information on 24 beautiful girls in current TV series. They plan to add one a month. Currently featured are Sarah Michelle Gellar, Melissa Joan Hart, Gilian Anderson, Nikki Cox, Heather Locklear, Brooke Shields, Christina Applegate, Teri Hatcher, Jenna Elfmann and more. This site's stills do not include nudes, though they don't exactly promise that they never will. This site may not be suitable for children.
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