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  1. Best 50 Movies of All Time (Movies.PrettyFamous.com)
      "At PrettyFamous, an entertainment site from Graphiq, we set out to determine a consensus ranking of best movies." 03-17

  2. Movie Tickets (Fandango.com) star
      Find where and when movies are showing. 4-02

  3. Movies - Times (Internet Movie Database)
      Provides schedules of movies in your area. Just supply your zip code or a city name and they will do the rest. 2-00

  4. Movies - Times and Places (Moviefone.com)
      Provides schedules of movies in your area. Just supply your zip code or a city name and they will do the rest.

  5. Scripts for Movies (SimplyScripts.com)
      "Simply links to hundreds of Scripts, Screenplays, and Transcripts of Current, Classic and maybe a few Soon-to-be-Released Movies."

  6. Top 250 Movies (Internet Movie Database)
      Provides a list of the top 250 movies, as rated by visitors to this site. 2-00

Papers
  1. "The Secret to Success" (ABC News)
      "Vitale told ABC, 'I think the marketing campaign behind 'The Secret' is going to go down in history as the greatest case study of viral marketing ever done. … Anywhere.' "

      "Success requires more than just having a positive attitude. According to the film, some of the keys to using 'The Secret' are:"

      "Expectation: Expect the things you want and don't expect the things you don't want."

      "Gratitude: Be grateful for what you already have, and you will attract more good things."

      "Visualization: Create pictures in your mind, imagining yourself enjoying the things that you desire as if you already have them. Then you'll attract them." 02-07

  2. 3-D Movies Are Ready to Show (Time.com)
      "Digital 3-D, which has slowly been gaining steam over the past few years, is finally ready for its closeup. Just about every top director and major studio is doing it--a dozen movies are slated to arrive this year, with dozens more in the works for 2010 and beyond. These are not just animations but live-action films, comedies, dramas and documentaries." 03-09

  3. Best Sci-Fi Movies and TV Since 1982 (EW.com)
      Provides EW's picks. 12-09

  4. Best Tearjerkers 1-25 (EW.com)
      " 'My Sister's Keeper' seems designed to make you weep -- here are the best sob stories the movies have to offer." 12-09

  5. Best Tearjerkers 26-50 (EW.com)
      " 'My Sister's Keeper' seems designed to make you weep -- here are the best sob stories the movies have to offer." 12-09

  6. Corliss Recommends "10 Greatest Movies" (Time.com)
      "TIME's Richard Corliss has created a countdown of the 10 greatest films made since the year 2000, from No. 10 (The Artist) to No. 1 (see for yourself)." 05-12

  7. Find Actors by Character Name (IMDB.com)
      Provides the name of the actor when given the name of the character he or she played in a movie.

  8. Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus (Time.com)
      "Four years later, Cyrus is very publicly a ginormous teen star, with three best-selling albums (on Disney's record label), the memoir (on Disney's book label), a sold-out concert tour, a record-obliterating 3-D concert movie, enough merchandise to test the deepest parental pockets and, on April 10, Hannah Montana: The Movie." 04-09

  9. Highest Box Office Rankings in the US (Time.com)
      "The previous record-holder for domestic weekend box office, without adjusting for inflation, was Jurassic World, which took in $208.8 million in its first weekend. By comparison, Star Wars: The Force Awakens raked in a whopping $238 million in its first weekend, and even before the opening, pre-sale tickets totaled more than $100 million." 12-15

  10. Marketing "This Is It" (Time.com)
      "It was supposed to be the tour that brought Michael Jackson's magic back — and sure enough, when This Is It the movie opens Tuesday night with simultaneous premieres in 16 cities across the globe, the King of Pop will take the world stage once more. Only in Hollywood could the unfinished dream become celluloid reality, in part because only in Hollywood would they know how to sell it." 10-09

  11. Movie Information (IMDB.com)
      Provides a list movie titles (and additional information) by year, by location, by co-star, by quotations (dialogue) in the movie, most popular movies by type, and more.

  12. Movies (Hollywood.com)
      Provides reviews, trailers, news, time, and places for movies. 01-09

  13. Movies - Mom's Guide to Movies 9-01
  14. Movies - Times and Locations (IMDB.com)
      Provides times and locations. 9-05

  15. Movies About Something (ABC News)
      " 'It's not easy to do movies that are about something,' said Hollywood producer Jeff Skoll. 'There's an old phrase in Hollywood, "If you want to send a message, call Western Union." " 12-05

  16. Movies by Type or Genre (IMDB.com)
      Provides movies by type or genre. "What's a genre? A genre is simply a categorization of certain types of art based upon their style, form, or content. Most movies can easily be described with certain umbrella terms, such as Westerns, dramas, or comedies."

  17. Teen Movie Critic 9-01
  18. The Squid and the Whale (Guardian Unlimited)
      "A new film set around a devastating divorce, intriguingly titled The Squid and the Whale, is about to rise from the depths of low-budget, independent obscurity and wrap its tentacles around the chattering classes - and perhaps a surprise Oscar." 12-05

  19. The Unlikely Movie "Precious" (CBS News)
      "It's not some feel-good, Friday night date-movie or some big-budget popcorn thriller. In fact, 'Precious,' at times, is so hard to watch, you can't look away." 11-09

  20. Time: Great Movie Soundtracks (Time Magazine)
      Provides a list of 10 soundtracks that Time's movie critics liked best. 11-05

  21. Time: Great Movies by Date (Time Magazine)
      Provides a list of top 100 movies by date, actor, or title. 11-05

  22. Time: Great Movies by Title (Time Magazine)
      Provides a list of top 100 movies by date, actor, or title. 11-05

  23. Top Movies (IMDB.com)
      Provides the results of a popularity vote conducted by IMDB.

  24. Top Rated Action Movies and "Luminaries" (IMDB.com)
      Provides a list of the top 10 rated by IMDB. (Other surveys will result in different lists). Movies include The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), Shichinin no samurai (1954), Buono, il brutto, il cattivo, Il (1966), Star Wars (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), C'era una volta il West (1968), The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), and The Matrix (1999). Luminaries include James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, John Woo, Sylvester Stallone, Jackie Chan, John McTiernan, Renny Harlin, Will Smith, and Yun-Fat Chow.

  25. Top Rated Comedy Movies and "Luminaries" (IMDB.com)
      Provides a list of the top 10 rated by IMDB. (Other surveys will result in different lists). Movies include One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964), Fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain, Le (2001), Tosun Pasa (1976), Modern Times (1936), City Lights (1931), Singin' in the Rain (1952), Some Like It Hot (1959), Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), and The General (1927). The luminaries include Charles (Charlie) Chaplin, Woody Allen, Groucho Marx, Frank Capra, Cary Grant, Blake Edwards, Jim Carrey, Harold Ramis, Mel Brooks, and Adam Sandler.

  26. Top Rated Dramas and "Luminaries" (IMDB.com)
      Provides a list of the top 10 rated by IMDB. (Other surveys will result in different lists). The movies include The Godfather (1972), The Shawshank Redemption (1994), The Godfather: Part II (1974), Shichinin no samurai (1954), Schindler's List (1993), Casablanca (1942), Buono, il brutto, il cattivo, Il (1966), Sanshô dayû (1954),# Pulp Fiction (1994), and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975). The luminaries include George Cukor, Bette Davis, Meryl Streep, William Wyler, David Lean, Jack Nicholson, Ingrid Bergman, Elia Kazan, Milos Forman, and James L. Brooks.

  27. Top Rated Mystery Movies and "Luminaries" (IMDB.com)
      Provides a list of the top 10 rated by IMDB. (Other surveys will result in different lists). The movies include Rear Window (1954), Citizen Kane (1941), The Usual Suspects (1995), Memento (2000), North by Northwest (1959), Vertigo (1958), The Third Man (1949), Rashômon (1950), Chinatown (1974), and The Maltese Falcon. Luminaries include Agatha Christie, Alfred Hitchcock, Dashiell Hammett, Basil Rathbone, Raymond Chandler, Mickey Spillane, Anthony Shaffer, John Le Carré, Ralph Bellamy, and Warner Oland (1941).

  28. Top Rated Romance Movies and "Luminaries" (IMDB.com)
      Provides a list of the top 10 rated by IMDB. (Other surveys will result in different lists). The movies include Casablanca (1942), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Sunset Blvd. (1950), It's a Wonderful Life (1946), Fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain, Le (2001), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), Vertigo (1958), Modern Times (1936), City Lights (1931), and Singin' in the Rain (1952). Luminaries include George Cukor, Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Katharine Hepburn, Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Cary Grant, Clark Gable, Deborah Kerr, and Nora Ephron.

  29. Top Rated Science Fiction (Sci-Fi) Movies and "Luminaries" (IMDB.com)
      Provides a list of the top 10 rated by IMDB. (Other surveys will result in different lists). The movies include Star Wars (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), The Matrix (1999), The Manchurian Candidate (1962), Metropolis (1927), Alien (1979), A Clockwork Orange (1971), The Incredibles (2004), and Kin-Dza-Dza (1986). The luminaries include George Lucas, Gene Roddenberry, Fritz Lang, Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, Harrison Ford, Ridley Scott, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Paul Verhoeven, and Will Smith.

  30. Top Rated Western Movies and "Luminaries" (IMDB.com)
      Provides a list of the top 10 rated by IMDB. (Other surveys will result in different lists). The movies include Buono, il brutto, il cattivo, Il (1966), C'era una volta il West (1968), The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948), High Noon (1952), Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962), The Wild Bunch (1969), The Searchers (1956), Unforgiven (1992), and The Ox-Bow Incident (1943). Luminaries include John Ford, John Wayne, James Stewart, Clint Eastwood, Sergio Leone, Howard Hawks, Gary Cooper, Gregory Peck, Sam Peckinpah, and Maureen O'Hara.

Projects
  1. Rubrics Creator for Making a Storyboard (Rubistar)
      Provides printable forms and selectable content for creating rubrics to evaluate the making of a storyboard. Sometimes misspelled as story board. Requires signing up. 3-05

  2. Video Talk Show Rubrics Creator (Rubistar)
      Provides printable forms and selectable content for creating rubrics to evaluate preparation and presentation. 5-01

Purchase Resources
  1. Blu-Ray Players (Best.Buy.com)
      Awesome Library provides these products as examples and does not endorse them. 12-09

  2. History Videos (HistoryChannel.com)
      Provides videos and DVDs on history themes. 3-02

  3. Movie Tickets (Fandango.com)
      Purchase movie tickets online. Tickets also available by phone at 1-800-555-TELL. Just say "movies." If you have difficulties retrieving your ticket at the theatre, Fandango advises you to see the Theatre Manager. You may also call 1-866-688-6675 to discuss your problem with Fandango staff. Awesome Library does not endorse this service, but provides it as an example. Awesome Library staff have found the service to be unreliable on occasion--buyer beware. If your theatre and Fandango fail to communicate properly, it may be difficult to get your ticket reimbursed. 12-01

  4. Scripts (ScriptFly.com)
      Provides scripts. 05-09

Trips
  1. Movie Database 2-00
   
   


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