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Film Review Resources
"Filmsite - also known as Greatest Films (http://www.filmsite.org/ and http://www.greatestfilms.org/) is a unique website containing interpretive, descriptive review commentary and background history on many of the best Hollywood and American classic films in the last century."
National Film Preservation Board
"It is a list of films deemed 'culturally, historically or aesthetically significant' that are earmarked for preservation by the Library of Congress."
Movie Review Query Engine
"The continually growing site provides a searchable index of all published and available reviews, news, interviews, and other materials associated with specific movies."
"Metacritic's mission is to help consumers make an informed decision about how to spend their time and money on entertainment. We believe that multiple opinions are better than one, user voices can be as important as critics, and opinions must be scored to be easy to use."
Internet Movie Database
"IMDb is the world’s most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content."
World Cinema Project
"The World Cinema Project (WCP) preserves and restores neglected films from around the world. To date, 31 films from Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Central America, South America, and the Middle East have been restored, preserved and exhibited for a global audience."
Society for Cinema and Media Studies
"The Society for Cinema and Media Studies is the leading scholarly organization in the United States dedicated to promoting a broad understanding of film, television, and related media through research and teaching grounded in the contemporary humanities tradition."
Analyzing Film & Photography
Yale Film Studies' Guide to Film Analysis
A comprehensive guide to every aspect of film analysis from Yale University
Purdue OWL: Analyzing Visual Documents
The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University offers comprehensive how-to information and examples on practically every type of writing. This page details the process of writing the visual analysis paper.
Visual Analysis Paper Sample
It always helps to have an example! This sample visual analysis paper is presented courtesy of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
Analyzing a Photograph: A How-To Guide
Step-by-step outline of the basic process for analyzing a photograph. This outline is provided courtesy of the University of Oregon.
How to Write a Visual Analysis Paper
An article on the art of writing a visual analysis paper by Virginia Kearney, a veteran university English instructor with more than twenty years of experience.
How to Write a Photography Critique
A step-by-step guide to writing a photography critique from the pages of WikiHow. Please note that this guide is a bit simplistic for college level analysis.
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