The rich selection of great blogs and sites on movies provides an endless source of enjoyment for movie lovers. I couldn’t possibly put together a comprehensive list, but here are 60 quality movie blogs I enjoy.
I’ve divided the blogs into six categories for ease of reading, though they’re a bit fluid and some blogs fit into several categories. If you think there’s a must-read I overlooked, feel free to add it in the comments!
Everything you’d want to know about the latest movies (mostly mainstream).
This leading film blog offers news, reviews and thought-provoking opinion pieces.
Recent post: Quick List: Canadian Movies That Are Cool
News, reviews, features, and entertaining podcasts.
Recent post: Skip Eclipse and Play The 8-Bit YouTube Game Instead
Movie news, reviews, and interviews, often with an amusingly cynical edge.
Recent post: Review: Inception
Get the Big Picture
Movie news, reviews and trailers, presented with a good dash of personal opinion.
Recent post: 20 New Photos from Zhang Yimou’s ‘Noodle Shop’
Gordon and the Whale
High-quality news, reviews, interviews – and contests too.
Recent post: Writer/Director Rod Lurie says STRAW DOGS remake will carry a hard R-rating
Up-to-the-minute news in entertainment (movies, TV, music).
Recent post: Oscar Watch: Is ‘Inception’ a lock for a Best Picture nomination?
This movie network is an all-in-one source of news, reviews, and trailers.
Recent post: Two cool new French posters for The Expendables and Piranha 3D
A good assortment of movie news, reviews, and features, occasionally with a specifically Latino perspective.
Recent post: Summer Of ’85: 25 Years, 25 Films
This go-to source provides news, reviews and trailers with a fanboy angle.
Recent post: First Look: Viggo Mortensen and Michael Fassbender in David Cronenberg’s ‘A Dangerous Method’
Movie news, trailers, and catchy feature articles.
Recent Post: The 26 Most Uninspirational Movie Speeches
Must-reads for horror lovers.
Meditations on horror, crime and more from an anonymous film buff.
Recent post: When your love affair has run its course
A premier source of horror news, reviews, trailers and more for movies as well as music, games and comics.
Recent post: FanTasia ’10: First Images From ‘Jack Brooks’ Director’s ‘The Shrine’
Horror news with an underground focus.
Recent Post: Film4 Frightfest ’10 – New Still: I Spit on Your Grave
This horror community features blogs and free movies to watch.
Recent post: Exclusive: Neil Marshall on His Bloody ‘Centurion’
A personal look at the horror genre, from the 70s and 80s to the present.
Recent post: The House of the Devil
Horror reviews, interviews, clips and club discussions.
Recent post: Interview: Rick Baker Opens Up About ‘The Wolfman’
A go-to source for classic horror.
Recent post: The Scarlet Empress (1934)
Shock Till You Drop
Great source of news and reviews for the newest horror movies.
Recent post: The second trailer for Savage
Upcoming Horror Movies
Trailers and reviews for (obviously) upcoming horror flicks, with good, wide-ranging coverage.
Recent post: Let Me In teaser trailer
Vault of Horror
A broad, fun-to-read exploration of the horror genre.
Recent post: Tuesday Top 10: Favorite Ray Harryhausen Creations
Beyond the usual Hollywood suspects, these blogs offer coverage of indie productions and the international film scene.
Bad Movie Planet
Entertaining coverage of bad cinema: B-movies, cult flicks, and more.
Recent post: Who Killed Mary What’s ‘er Name?
Coffee Coffee and More Coffee
Thought-provoking analysis of film from around the world.
Recent post: One Million Yen Girl
Quality podcasts and posts on new and classic film as well as cinema business/technology news.
Recent post: Blockbuster Plans To Expand Kiosk Availability In The South, Redbox Tests Higher Priced Daily Rentals
Daily Film Dose
A new film review every day – a mix of old and new, well-known and offbeat.
Recent post: Stranger Than Paradise
The Film Talk
Wide-ranging, thoughtful podcast and posts.
Recent post: Youngblood on Film: The Emerging Genre of Cinema Anima
The blog of the online DVD rent-by-mail service is a widely-read source of indie film news and reviews.
Recent post: FILM OF THE WEEK: Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Celebration
IFC: The Independent Eye
Everything indie: news, reviews and features.
Recent post: The unexpected winners and losers at the indie box office
Smart, personal musings on cinema, especially classics.
Recent post: Women’s Costumes at the Movies
Some Came Running
Highly visual, intriguing explorations of film and entertainment.
Recent post: Digital Archery
Extensive coverage of indie and foreign as well as basic Hollywood fare.
Recent post: Once Again, The Teaser For Eugenio Mira’s Gorgeous AGNOSIA – This Time In English
More in-depth considerations of, and sometimes highly personal perspectives on, the world of film.
This Salon blog offers up a thought-provoking analysis of a mix of mainstream and indie films.
Recent post: Restrepo vs. The Hurt Locker
Pop-culture news, features, and particularly good interviews, sometimes with a dash of The Onion-style humor.
Recent post: George Miller, who hasn’t read the papers today, announces he’s making two Mad Max films back to back
Always amusing and often provocative thoughts on film.
Recent post: Halfway Mark: Screen Hotties of 2010
A personal perspective offers fresh insights into Hollywood news and new releases.
Recent post: Tripping in Hollywood Hills
Reviews and features, with a notably in-depth focus on film awards.
Recent post: Life Without Oscar
The Movie Blog
Amusing reads on (mostly big) movies and movie news.
Recent post: Inception’s Cool Outdoor Advertising Spots
A smart parent’s perspective on movies, media, and what’s appropriate for children of different ages.
Recent post: Andrew Garfield Is the New Spiderman
The self-described “scathing reviews for bitchy people” site doesn’t skimp on personal opinion in movie reviews and features.
Recent post: 100 Greatest Movie Insults of All Time
Pithy, highly quotable reviews from the veteran film critic.
Recent post: The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
What Would Toto Watch
Thought-provoking reviews, interviews and analysis of the world of film.
Recent post: WWTW interview: University of Denver Chaplain talks ‘Twilight’
These blogs speak to the sci-fi, fantasy and comics loving geek.
Den of Geek
A go-to source of news, reviews and features on “geek” movies, TV, comics, games, both mainstream and cult.
Recent post: The Directors Who Took on Someone Else’s Franchise
A collection of entertaining pictures, videos, links, news and observations to appeal to everyone’s inner geek.
Recent post: The Real Minority Report Interface
Great Geek Manual
Great entertainment roundups, geek quotes and history.
Recent post: Geek Media Roundup: July 5, 2010
A leading source of sci-fi news in movies, books, etc. along with a dash of reporting on futuristic-sounding science.
Recent post: The 15 lamest sea monsters to ever doggy-paddle into cinema
A diverse look at comic book, fantasy, sci-fi and anime entertainment, including movies.
Recent post: The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Movie Review
Fun-to-read news and reviews from a sci-fi fan.
Recent post: Tonight on Syfy: MERLIN Season 2 Finale
An entertaining mix of sci-fi news, analysis, and pop culture.
Recent post: Ghostbusters Done Steampunk Style
Sci-fi and fantasy news from the SyFy network.
Recent post: New Potter trailer shows the beginning of the end—and more!
Superhero news, reviews, and trailers for movies and comics.
Recent post: Transformers 3 Set Photos and More!
News, features, videos, contests and plenty of nerdy humor.
Recent post: TR Contest: Tweets from G.I. Joe HQ and the Terrordrome
These blogs explore (at least in part) the future of cinema and media: how digital delivery services, online social networks, and more are changing the entertainment landscape. Offering perspectives from filmmakers, technology insiders, academics, and more, not all are strictly movie blogs.
The entrepreneur Mark Cuban often weighs in with controversial perspectives on the future of film and media.
Recent post: Netflix and the Future of the Entertainment Business
Always-interesting analysis of how technology is changing cinema, for filmmakers and viewers.
Recent post: Notes and quotes from the PGA’s 2010 “Produced By” conference
Confessions of an Aca-Fan
In-depth interviews and considerations of the future of media from a renowned professor at USC.
Recent post: The Image of the Journalist in Popular Culture: An Interview with Joe Saltzman (Part Three)
Intriguing perspectives on the consumer experience, often with a focus on media and film.
Recent post: Will Consumers Be Better Than Broadcasters At Programming Online Video?
This Hollywood Reporter blog reports on news that reflects how technology is changing media.
Recent post: Games a Growth Area for Disney News Corp.
A compelling collection of thoughts on social media, pop culture online, and more.
Recent post: Diversity in Media: How the Web Wins
Wide-ranging thoughts on the future of media, with a good mix of videos and presentations.
Recent post: Short video on the future of branding & communication
The GigaOm blog focused on the technology and business of the new age of video.
Recent post: Reviewers Love Hulu Plus, But Will Anyone Pay For It?
A Variety blog reporting on news related to the intersection of Hollywood and technology.
Recent post: Disney Makes a Big Play in the Mobile Space
A smart, technology-oriented look at the innovations that are changing media and entertainment.
Recent post: Popbox Gets a Launch Date (For Real)
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