Film journals, magazines, blogs, reviews

Film journals, film magazines, reviews and blogs; a list of websites

Film reviews online

The best of European cinema. Cineuropa is the first European portal dedicated to cinema and audiovisual in 4 languages. With daily news, interviews, data bases, in-depth investigations into the audiovisual industry, Cineuropa aims at promoting the European film industry throughout the world. Welcome to a platform where professionals can meet and exchange information and ideas.


Film Funk
Recent and classic movie reviews and film criticism.

Films 101 organizes the best films picked by critics and filmmakers in a ranked database of over 6,900 films, dating from 1893 to present. Films101’s emphasis is on art films and foreign films.

Guardian Unlimited (UK)
Film criticism, news, latest releases.

Jonathan Rosenbaum
Apart from Notes (comments on books, films, paintings, music, etc.), which are posted periodically, along with reprints of texts ofJonathon Rosenbaum’s that may not otherwise be readily available, this web site includes Featured Texts which are, most often, long reviews which appeared in the Chicago Reader between 1987 and early 2008 -– and a list of recent publications and upcoming events, updated with some regularity.

Inside Out Film
UK film review site.

Internet Movie Database

Left Field Cinema
Left Field Cinema provides alternative analysis of mainstream films, unearths hidden masterpieces in world cinema, and examines the works of the greatest and most influential film makers.

Reviews and composite review scores from major film critics.

Movie Review Query Engine
A large online directory of movie reviews.

Movies.comNew York Times movie reviews.Rotten Tomatoes
Recent movie reviews and previews.

Yahoo movie reviews, showings and times.


Film blogs *

d+kaz The Art of making Movies

The Alternative Film Guide

Les cahiers du cinema


d+kaz The Art of Making Movies Film

Iranian film blogs, film websites.

Italian cinema

Italian cinema weblogs. Open Directory Project

I Love Italian Movies


MTV Movies Blog

Objectif cinema, France.

Out of Focus

The Top 10 Film Blogs

Thompson on Hollywood 
Thompson on Hollywood is a daily digest of news, analysis and behind-the-scenes tales from the film business.

Ultra Culture
A London-based film news blog.

Magazines and journals *

Bright Lights Film Journal
Features on: actor profiles animation, documentaries, experimental and avant-garde, gay and lesbian, Hong Kong films, Japanese cinema, musicals, silent film, tranny cinema.

BBC Film Section


Cadrage. Revue de Cinema

The best of European cinema. Cineuropa is the first European portal dedicated to cinema and audiovisual in 4 languages. With daily news, interviews, data bases, in-depth investigations into the audiovisual industry, Cineuropa aims at promoting the European film industry throughout the world. Welcome to a platform where professionals can meet and exchange information and ideas.

Mostly Japanese language cine magazine.


Ecran Noir
Le ciné-zine de vos nuits blanches. French film classics, new films, reviews. Foreign Online news, film-maker biographies.

Movie reviews, trailers and pictures.

Interviews, reviews, exclusives, The FilmFour Channel. UK.

A site is dedicated to making the world of the movies more accessible, on whatever level, for aspiring directors in need of technical advice, screenwriters trying to “break into the business,” or for just an opinionated movie-goer who wants to be heard.

Filmmaker Magazine
A magazine for independent film. Online features and resources, event listings, industry news.

Filmmagasinet Scope
Danish film magazine.

Films in Review
The oldest film publication in the United States, from The National Board of Review of Motion Pictures, formed in 1909.

Film Score Monthly
An Online Magazine of Motion Picture and Television Music Appreciation

Film Threat
Continuing in the tradition set forth by the original print magazine, delivers the best in film reviews, news, film festival coverage, exclusive filmmaker interviews and filmmaking education and inspiration.

Film Unlimited (The Guardian)
The Guardian, UK reviews.

Foreign Films
Online news, film-maker biographies.


Guardian Unlimited
Film review page.


Italian cinema magzine.

Hollywood Reporter
Movie reviews.

Hors Champ
French language cinema. France.


Inside Film
A film ezine. Film festivals directory, articles, pictures.K


Kinoeye is a fortnightly internet journal which examines the “fringes” of European film-making. This includes geographic fringes (such as central and eastern Europe), genre fringes and film explorations of the social and political implications of integrating Europe’s marginalised regions.


Little White Lies
LWLies is a bi-monthly, independent movie magazine that features writing, illustration and photography to get under the skin of cinema. Because films don’t exist in a vacuum, they venture beyond the boundaries of the big screen, exploring the worlds of music, art, politics and pop culture to inform and illuminate the medium.

London Evening Standard
Film reviews.

A major French film magazine. Critiques, synthèses, points de vue, entretriens, esthétiques


Millenium Film Journal
The Millennium Film Journal has been published more or less biannually since 1978 and has documented the multiple transformations of the cinematic in the hands of artists, giving a voice to a community that tended toward marginality.

Movie Blog

Latest movie news, features, reviews.

Movie Review Query Engine


Nitrate Online
Film reviews.


Reviews, updates, news.


Rotten Tomatoes
Reviews and ratings.


Sci-Fi Film Reviews (SFX) (UK)

Screen Digest
Global intelligence on screen media. Analyzing screen trends. World media reporting, market research and analysis for the film and cinema, television, cable and satellite, video, on-line.

Senses of Cinema
An online film journal. Serious, eclectic discussion of cinema.
News, reviews, features and trailers from the U.K.

Sight and Sound
Britain’s longstanding film critcism magazine.

Sight and Sound film reviews.

Strictly Film School
A journal dedicated to the analysis of landmark world cinema from an academic perspective: universal themes, symbols and imagery, historic context and artistic genres.


Tempi Moderni
La videorivista di cinema. Italian cinema ezine. Tutti i Film dal 1995 ad oggi in ordine alfabetico.

Total Film
Reviews, news and trailers.

35mm. 35 Millimetri
Italian film magzine.

TVNZ Movie Reviews
Film reviews online, with trailers.

Forums *

Movie and TV Reveiws, a Forum.
Captain Cynic

Journal of media and cinema.

Movie reviews, movie news and future cinema releases, including review archive section and film-making area where budding directors, scriptwriters and producers can gain invaluable insights into the film industry.


Film News and Reviews Websites *
Film, DVD reviews, news, box office reports, movie quotations. News Archives
Links to news articles, dating back to 1999.

Movie news, reviews, articles, opinions & more.

Hollywood Elsewhere
An influential Hollywood news blog.

Hollywood Hollywood
Film reviews
Video clips, trailers, soundbites, photos and event coverage.
UK magazine for independent and world cinema.

Metacritic compiles reviews from respected critics and publications for movies, DVDs, music, television and games. Their Metascores show the critical consensus at a glance by taking a weighted average of critic grades.

The Movie Blog
Reviews, interviews, articles, and opinions on current film.

Movie Forum
Film news, reviews of theatre and DVD releases.

Movies of Oz
Release dates, film synopses, quotations, and box office details for movies in Australia and the United States.

Trailers, box office statistics, archive of film previews, and movie stills.

New Zealand-based movie and TV site with news, reviews, interviews and other features.

The New York Times: Movies

NPR: Movies
National Public Radio.

One Reel Film
News, reviews, box office reports, articles.

Premiere Magazine
Previews, reviews, interviews, polls, box office numbers, guides, forums and a newsletter.

Rotten Tomatoes
Reviews, predictions, box office, trailers, interviews, photos, and news of current and upcoming movies. Movies
An index of film-related articles going back to 1996, with a focus on independent films.

Screen Digest
News, research and statistics on the film, cinema, television, video, cable and interactive media globally.

What Culture
WhatCulture is an online culture magazine, covering film, gaming and TV. Check back regularly for exclusive Top-10s, previews, reviews and other news.

Yahoo Movies