These are some great sites out there that also deal with film … just remember to come back here when you’re done. And to satiate your appetite for TV, please visit our sister site, The 400 Club.
Our Favourite Critics
A. O. Scott – The New York Times.
James Berardinelli – one of the best online-based critics.
Leonard Maltin – film reporter for Entertainment Tonight and author of the annual paperback Leonard Maltin’s Movie Guide (the movie bible).
Manohla Dargis – The New York Times.
Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton – ABC’s At The Movies.
Matthew Toomey – author of The Film Pie blog and critic for 612 ABC Brisbane.
Michael Phillips – film critic for the Chicago Tribune.
Stephanie Zacharek – chief film critic for Movieline.
Scott Tobias – film editior The A.V. Club.
Wesley Morris - film critic for The Boston Globe.
Our Favourite Movie Blogs
Film Studies For Free – Alexeem says “If I couldn’t be bothered researching, which obviously has never happened, this site would be the first place I’d start … appropriating … from. They’ve got a fantastic selection of resources relating to some of the most interesting issues and individuals in the film world.”
Observations on Film Art – by Kristin Thompson and David Bordwell, authors of Film Art: An Introduction.
Scanners – Jim Emerson’s unique takes on the art of criticism.
Self-Styled Siren – Film blog by Farran Smith Nehme. ”She’s brainy, she’s funny, she knows old movies better than lots of so-called pros, and she writes like a Noel Coward heroine turned substitute teacher.” (Tom Carson, GQ Magazine)
Awesome Movie Podcasts
Creative Screenwriting – Jeff Goldsmith interviews writers and directors.
The Q&A with Jeff Goldsmith- Jeff Goldsmith’s podcast post-Creative Screenwriting. Interviews with writers, directors and stars of films.
Filmspotting – weekly podcast featuring reviews, interviews and top 5 lists.
The Treatment – film critic Elvis Mitchell’s weekly podcast.
Doug Loves Movies- comedian and inventor of the Leonard Maltin game.