Updates are handled by Chaz Boston Baden.
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See also: Television
The line between movies and television has been blurring lately, with
made-for-tv movies, cable original movies, and of course the
mini-series. I take the position that a "movie" is a long work (generally
more than an hour) that can stand on its own as a single story, whether
released in theatres or not, and usually is described as a movie. (It may
not be much of a definition, but it lets me decide where to put things
- Academy of Motion Picture Arts and
- This is the official "Oscar Awards" site.
- The Astounding B Monster (bmonster.com)
- (Marty Baumann)
- Fiction Into Film List (trawna.com)
- The general idea is to have a list of movies (theatrical, direct to
video, or made-for-TV) that were based on works of fiction (including
novels, novellas, short stories, fairy tales, or whatever). This was
expanded to include not only movies, but also TV shows (series,
miniseries, or episodes of series).
- Summary of subjects which appear frequently in
rec.arts.sf.movies; includes questions about Lord of the
Rings, Terminator, 2001, Who Framed
Roger Rabbit?, Dune, etc.
(Evelyn C. Leeper (geocities.com))
- The Film 100 (film100.com)
- "The Film 100 is a ranking of the one hundred most influential people
in the history of film. This prestigious list is accompanied by
biographical essays, film recommendations, and related links. The site was
launched July 1st, 1996... We encourage you to visit and explore The Film
(The Film 100 Editors)
- The Internet Movie Database (USA) (imdb.com)
- Formerly known as the Cardiff movie database.
Saturn award winners (rutgers.edu) (for best sf, fantasy & horror films)
- Science Fiction Weekly (scifiweekly.com)
- "A professional electronic publication of science fiction news, reviews
and short stories. We cover books, movies, games, other Web sites and
anything else relating to science fiction."
(Craig E. Engler)
- Has summaries and reviews of some sci-fi movies and tv, including Star
Wars, X-Files, Star Trek, and some 1996-1997 released movies.
Last updated March 1997.
- Videomaker's Camcorder and Desktop
Video Site (videomaker.com)
- "The mission of Videomaker, Inc. is to democratize and enrich television by
educating, informing and inspiring people about its use. Toward this end, we
deliver high-quality up-to-date information about video production and
distribution. We teach through print, videotape, television, digital media
and events such as expositions and workshops."
Film reviews, comments, misc. articles
- Ohmori's Lo-Fi Sci-Fi Page (ltokyo.com)
Ohmori's Lo-Fi Sci-Fi Page
- Home page of Mr. Nozomi Ohmori, SF Translator.
"What's you can see on my page is photographs of Japanese sf
writers/editors/translators/fans, and some of Japanese sf arts.
I'll make a directory for people over the sea, maybe next week.
For those who can read Japanese will find book reviews for over 500
books, movie reviews, sf-related essays, and hot links for other Japanese
www pages. All of the articles are originally apeared in professional
SF film and book reviews (unc.edu)
- Searchable index of film and book reviews archived from various newsgroups.
- Strange Fun (pkbaseline.com)
- "Let us be your resource for accurate information, lively opinions
and thoughtful recommendations regarding the world of fantastic screen
entertainment--the increasingly universal but still cultish realm of
science fiction, horror, fantasy and animation. Our "beat" will encompass
revivals, special events, video releases and whatever else strikes us as
pleasingly peculiar. We will strive to direct you to the best of what's
out there, be it Hong Kong action, Japanese "anime" or Hindi musicals. You
may discover that it's a strange world after all."
(Kent Greene, Russ Steffens)
[Updated Oct 2001]
Usenet postings on movies (liu.se)
- Postings to Usenet on science fiction movies, mostly reviews, indexed by
title (collected by Mats Öhrman)
- Alien (Ridley Scott) and sequels: FAQ (parts
- Includes movie synopses, characters, directors, versions, quotes, trivia,
frequently discussed topics, and a synopsis of William Gibson's script for
Alien 3. (Darryll Hobson)
Blade Runner (Ridley Scott): FAQ (mit.edu)
- Plot synopsis, versions, soundtrack, quotes, trivia and the "Is
Deckard a replicant?" debate
[Updated Oct 2001]
Brazil (Terry Gilliam): FAQ (mit.edu)
- Synopsis, versions, trivia, cast, "what does the title mean?" and the
"Battle of Brazil" (David S. Cowen)
- Dune: Usul's
- "Usul's Homepage is dedicated to the works of Frank Herbert, primarily
Dune. Also this site contains much on David Lynch's 1984 film adaptation
of Herbert's original Dune book."
From Mars (1953) (geocities.com)
- (Ron Hunt)
From Mars (1986) (geocities.com)
- (Ron Hunt)
- Star Trek: The Motion Picture (Gene Roddenberry) and sequels
- See the short index of Star Trek FAQs
in the Television
section of this page.
Tremors 2: Aftershocks (stampede-entertainment.com)
The Official Fan page.
- 2001 Internet Resource Archive (palantir.net)
- (George D. DeMet)
Chaz Boston Baden (boston-baden.com) - E-mail SFRG.