Links to Useful Movie Resources
IMDb.com: The Internet Movie Database has information on movies, actors, and directors for almost
any movie you can think of. This is a great database for cross-referencing.
RottenTomatoes.com: This site provides a ranked summary of what critics thought about a movie, as
well as audience ratings and reviews. There are clips from the different reviews, as well as some photos,
trailers and basic information about the cast.
The American Film Institute: Dedicated to advancing and preserving film in all its
diversity, the AFI is known for its lists such as "AFI’s 100 YEARS…100 LAUGHS" and corresponding TV
AllMovie.com has a huge amount of movie information, with listings on over 210,000 movies. It also
allows members to get personalized recommendations based on tastes and preferences, and rate the
movies they have watched.
The Criterion Collection : "Since 1984, the Criterion Collection, a
continuing series of important classic and contemporary films, has been dedicated to gathering the
greatest films from around the world and publishing them in editions that offer the highest technical
quality and award-winning, original supplements."
The Does the Dog Die? is a great site and it has all kinds of warnings
and info about movies and things to look out for when it comes to triggers for folks.
For Parents Renting For Children
Kids-In-Mind.com – Provides adults information to determine if the movie is appropriate according to
their own criteria. Gives ratings 1 to 10 on SEX/NUDITY; VIOLENCE/GORE and PROFANITY, including
listing specific descriptions of scenes in the movie that caused the rating. Also describes instances of
SUBSTANCE USE; provides lists of DISCUSSION TOPICS generated by the movie; and describes the overall
MESSAGE the film conveys.
CommonSenseMedia.org - ratings 1-5 on Educational value, Positive messages, Positive role models,
Violence & scariness, Sexy stuff, Language, Consumerism, Drinking, drugs & smoking.
Recommended Theaters and Venues
Neighborhood Theatre - 511 E 36 th St. Charlotte, NC 28205
Back Alley Film Series – check out details on their Facebook page