Resources

If you know of other online resources that might be of interest, you are encouraged to email the

Movie Reviews

Mr. Movie at the Tri-City Herald online. Mr. Movie's reviews of Battelle Film Club films are published online and in the print version of the Tri-City Herald on the day of the show. Mr. Movie will respond to selected emails from readers.

PopOptiq - original writing, podcasts, and other content on the subject of visual pop culture

Internet Movie Database

Movie Review Query Engine

Rotten Tomatoes

Flixter iPhone and iPad apps, available from the iTunes Music Store

Watching Films Online

National Film Board of Canada. Quality Canadian documentary, animation, and fiction films. (Free)

Netflix. DVD rental and online streaming video for monthly subscribers.

Atom Films. Atom.com (formerly AtomFilms) is a broadband entertainment network offering original short subject films, animations, and series by independent creators. (free)

Apple.com. High quality trailers of current films. (Free)

Hulu. Watch TV shows and (mostly mainstream) movies free online.

MUBI. Some films are free, others are available to watch for $3/film or $12/month (as of January 2012).

Film Festivals

For film festivals in the Northwest, see Events.
For film festivals worldwide, see Wikipedia
, which has a (staggeringly) long list, organized by continent.

Film Journals

Bright Lights. A popular-academic hybrid of movie analysis, history, and commentary, looking at classic and commercial, independent, exploitation films, and everything in between.

IndieWire. Online resource and community for independent filmmakers. Features articles, reviews and interviews, links, discussion boards, and a daily newsletter.

Cineaste Magazine. "America's leading magazine on the art and politics of the cinema."

Cahiers du Cinéma. "Cult French film magazine (?)". The majority of the journal is in French, although there are extracts in English.

Film Quarterly. "Reading thinking film lovers for over 50 years." First published in 1958, Film Quarterly is known to some as the most authoritative academic film journal in the United States.

Jump Cut. A review of contemporary media, looking at media in its social and political context.