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Started in 1990 by a group of movie fans and now owned by, the Internet Movie Database has grown into a massive and easily searchable catalogue of over 300,000 films and over one million cast and crew members.

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

American equivalent of BAFTA, with a section titled Academy Awards; everything about the Oscars.

All Movies Guide

Huge database containing movie news and information about more than 275,000 films and 1.5 million cast and crew members.

BBC Film

Features, interviews, podcasts and links to other BBC film sites.

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

BAFTA promotes and rewards excellence in film.

British Board of Film Classification

Website of the BBFC includes news, policy and history, and is a searchable database of films, videos and DVDs classified in the UK.

Channel 4 Film

News, interviews, features and 15,000 film reviews.


Find out what's on at your local Cineworld cinema and book tickets online.

Classic Movies: the Golden Years

A reference guide to Hollywood movies made between 1939 and 1969, biographies of actors and directors who worked during that time, and much more Hollywood related information.

Empire Online

Online version of the print magazine, with news, reviews, release dates and much more film related information.

Guardian Unlimited: Film

Film news, reviews, features and interviews, from the Guardian newspaper.

IMDb Awards and Festivals

Part of the Internet Movie Database, an easily searchable catalogue of recent and past international awards ceremonies and festivals.

Movie Review Query Engine

Searchable database containing over 45,000 film titles linking to over 450,000 reviews.

My Vue

Find out what's on at your local Vue cinema and book tickets online.


Find out what's on at your local Odeon cinema and book tickets online.

Rotten Tomatoes

Huge source of news and information about films and DVDs, and links to all reviews with aggregated ratings according to the "Tomatometer".

Screen Daily

Constantly updated international news from the film industry.

Screenonline: Film

Developed by the British Film Institute, Screenonline tells the history of British film and television, and the social history of Britain as shown on film and television. The Film section includes hundreds of hours of video clips from the vast collections of the BFI National Film and Television Archive, together with thousands of stills, posters and press books and several hours of recorded interviews with film personalities.