You want to see that new Spielberg movie but you don’t know where its playing. We can help. There’s a show in Miami that someone said is worth looking into. We can help. You forgot the starting time for an event at the community center. We can help. On this page you’ll find movie times, locations, and reviews. Ditto for shows and clubs! How about Fort Lauderdale at night? I’ts all here. Look...it’s only
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Find your favorite movies. Check the locations and the starting times. While you’re here, read the review...you might change your mind! In a hurry...just pop your zip code into the Fandango Box at right to check the movie start times and locations for all the fare in the area! You can also enter the name of a movie or actor/actress in the Fandango Box to buy tickets. Give it a try. Click Here to read current Cinema Blend movie reviews, Click Here to read current Cinema Blend movie previews, Click Here to read current Cinema Blend movie news and Click Here to search the Cinema Blend database for movie reviews. If you prefer, Click Here for reviews from Rolling Stone. For all of these, simply click on the HEADLINE of the review to get the full review. Movies on CD an DVD are also reviewed. You can keep abreast of the Movie News with a simple click on the leader. Look into the world of Critics, order a script or set up a trade with another movie CD or DVD owner to watch ANYTHING for free! Use the Rotten Tomatoes search boxes to quickly look up movie reviews and info as well as celebrity filmographies. You can also look up movie showtimes and order tickets online. The Internet Movie Database is the comprehensive film source on the web. Use the IMDb Search Box to obtain unparalleled cinema information. It couldn’t be easier! This section contains links to motion picture related information. Popcorn is not available.
Fandango, one of the nation's leading moviegoer destinations, sells tickets to more than 15,000 screens via its web site and telepehone service (1-800-FANDANGO). Fandango entertains and informs consumers with exclusive newly added film clips and trailers, trailers of flicks opening this week, featured videos, top rated videos and a huge Movie Trailer Gallery. Get the TOP TEN in fan rated movies, fan favorites, trailers and Most Helpful Reviewers. Read celebrity interviews in Behind the Screens and Movie News. It also offers the ability to quickly select a film and conveniently buy tickets in advance. In April 2007, Fandango was acquired by Comcast Interactive Media (CIM), Comcast's vehicle that develops and operates Internet businesses focused on entertainment, information and communication. Fandango's founding partners include the nation's leading exhibitors: Carmike Cinemas, Century Theatres, Cinemark Theatres, Edwards Theatres, Regal Cinemas and United Artists Theatres. Additional partners include AMC Theatres, American Cinematheque, Brenden Theatres, CineArts Theatres, Cinebarre, Cobb Theatres, Hollywood Theatres, IMAX, Kerasotes Theatres, King Theater Circuit, Majestic Crest Theatre, Premiere Theatres, R/C Theatres, Reading International Theatres, Wehrenberg Theatres, and Winchester Theatres. Together, these exhibitors represent more than half of the entire U.S. theater market and the vast majority of all theaters in the nation enabled for remote ticketing.
AOL Moviefone, Inc., through its Moviefone telephone service (e.g. 777-FILM) and Moviefone.com web site, is the largest interactive movie listing guide and ticketing service in the country. Together, the services provide millions of moviegoers each week with a complete, free directory of Movies, Movie Locations, Theater Locations, Reviews, “Movie Talk”, Trailers and Clips and Previews. MovieFone works with every major theater circuit including Loews Cineplex Entertainment, United Artists Theatres, AMC Theatres, Mann Theatres, City Cinemas, Pacific Theatres Clearview Cinemas, Harkins Theatres, Classic Cinemas, and Colorado Cinemas. AOL Moviefone’s listings and information are free.
Cinema Blend is one of the best movie review and commentary sources on the internet. CinemaBlend.com hosts an ever growing database of hundreds of interesting reviews, movie previews, and editorials written by Editor-In-Chief Joshua Tyler and the crack staff of Cinema Blend writers. Founded in 2000 as the oddly named “FilmHobbit.com”, they set out to review all types of movies. Currently they’re syndicated in print and on the web so as to be read by hundreds of thousands of people every month, one hundred thousand just at CinemaBlend.com alone. The Movie Reviews, along with DVD Reviews, are accessible via browsing or a specialized search engine. Peruse the Features Section to read interviews, top ten lists, contests, and editorial archives that offer a unique take on current films. Previews, Movie News, a film forum, and a Chat Section devoted to current and upcoming films are all here.
Excellent Movie Review Search Site. The huge database (270,000 reviews!) is sorted in a plethora of useful varieties. Aside from the 29,000 titles, you can search for Recent Releases in the US, Top Ten in the US Box Office, US Video releases this month, AFI’s 100 greatest American Movies, Most popular titles, London, New York, Venice, Montreal, and Cannes Film Festival entries, and dozens of other formats. Great Site!
The IMDb provides its users with free, fast access to the largest body of movie information on the Internet. The content is continually updated and is enhanced by a whole range of search options and extensive cross-referencing. All this, combined with over 150,000 links to external web sites for reviews, images and clips, makes the IMDb the focal point for movie information on the Internet. The site is used by everyone from film professionals checking up on what’s going on in the industry through to the average movie goer deciding which movie or video to see next.
The Entertainment Channel’s entry into internet movie web sites. In addition to the Previews, Reviews, and motion picture data, E! Online features “Watch With Wanda”, “Movie Scoop” by Anderson Jones, and other assorted insider movie news sources. An outstanding Reviews section rounds out this site.
JoBlo.Com is a grass roots movie site that has something for everyone. Built from the ground up by Founder/Owner/Critic Berge Garabedian, the site is quoted regularly by Sympatico NetLife, USA Today, E! Online, Yahoo! Internet Life, Fade In!, the Dallas News, the Montreal Gazette, Total Film and ReelViews as a prime film news and information source. They offer huge sections for Movie Reviews, Movie Trailers as well as DVD reviews. Get the release dates for both Movies and DVDs. Of course, you’ll want to get a taste before the release. Check out the Previews and Posters for recently canned films. For in-depth research, they offer Movie Talk, Interviews, a sizable Box Office archive and Scripts. Much, much more...
Movie Vault currently has over 1800 high-quality reviews, a proud accomplishment for a site not pumping millions into itself (and without a corporate sponsor), and is slowly concentrating on other movie sections, such as upcoming movies and Classic Films Revisited. Movie Vault is also steadily accumulating an archive of articles on film-related subjects and exclusive interviews with film-makers, actors and directors. Also available is a user-generated best movie list and worst movie list for every year.
MovieTickets.com combines the proven market expertise of its parent companies -- AMC Entertainment, Famous Players, Hollywood Media Corp., Hoyts Cinemas, Marcus Theatres, National Amusements and Viacom -- to offer moviegoers a convenient resource to buy movie tickets online and to access local showtime information, trailers and reviews. MovieTickets.com sells tickets online for more movie screens across the United States and Canada than any other service and participating MovieTickets.com theaters consistently represent over 60% of the top 50 grossing theaters on any given weekend. Purchasing tickets at MovieTickets.com is simple. Users click on www.MovieTickets.com, select a movie and showtime, and buy their tickets with a credit card. MovieTickets.com customers can email tickets to friends and family members. Most of the web sites that have ticketing services actually use MovieTickets.com. Skip the middle man...CHECK IT OUT!
TV Guide takes advantage of their impressive arsenal of resources to provide reviews for movies in Theaters, on Television, on Video, and on DVD. Search the CineBooks Database to get cast, credits and reviews for more than 35,000 movies, plus filmographies for actors and other filmmakers.
Movies-central.com is a new resource for what’s happening in the movie industry past and present. At movies-central.com you will find new release movie reviews and movie descriptions. All the latest movies in all genres from comedy and action/adventure to horror movies are here. Movies are sorted in a variety of useful formats. You can search by genre, by actor or actress, or by studio.
Rolling Stone is an entertainment powerhouse. Rolling Stone Magazine has been the Bible for entertainment junkies from Hollywood to Broadway. Their web site, because it can respond to breaking information at light speed, outserves the print version by lightyears. They carry sections for news, reviews (CDs, Movies, DVDs), photos, videos, politics, radio and a shop.
Our hometown newspaper, The Sun-Sentinel, is referred to religiously by movie-goers in the Fort Lauderdale area. Their web site carries the same complete movie information as the print edition. If you have become habituated to perusing the Sun-Sentinel for your movie news, times, and locations, dig in!
Miami.Com is the web site for the Miami Herald. It contains reviews, movie news (gossip), features, new releases, video and DVD section, and a facility to purchase tickets. Find the movie you want to see in the Miami Herald’s Movie Search and check the available locations and start times.
All the movie news that’s fit to print. For those of you who harbor a residual nostalgia for checking the Times Movie Section, this should do the trick. The New York Times has one of the finest Movie Guides on the planet. They are internationally known for their “on the money” reviews. In addition, they carry one of the largest movie review archives in the world.
Zap2it.com is the result of a merger between two popular web destinations -- UltimateTV and MovieQuest. They are part of Tribune Media Services (TMS), the number one supplier of TV and Movie information in America. Their clients include: The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, USA Today, Yahoo!, Warner Brothers Entertaindom, Time Warner Cable, DirecTV, DishTV, MovieFone, TiVo, WebTV and hundreds of other partners online and in print. MovieQuest offered movie fans the most comprehensive and accurate local theatre listings (including Fort Lauderdale) on the web, plus information about upcoming films, Movie News, Reviews and more. Zap2it combines the best of MovieQuest with extensive online entertainment listings. You’ll also find information about your favorite stars, movies and TV shows in one place.
Created by movie-buff Senh Duong in 1998, Rotten Tomatoes has grown to become a premier destination for both casual movie-goers and film buffs alike. With over 2.7 million readers each month using Rotten Tomatoes to research more than 100,000 titles and 360,000 review links in its ever-growing database, Rotten Tomatoes offers a fun and informative way to discover the critical reaction on movies from the nation’s top print and online film critics, neatly summarized via the Tomatometer™. Save money with Rotten Tomatoes’ integrated price comparisons for DVDs, soundtracks, video products, and more. Click Here to quickly look up movie reviews and info as well as celebrity filmographies. Click Here to quickly look up movie showtimes and order tickets online.
For every film, Critics.Com lists the ratings of 15 Prominent Critics, using a 4-star scale at ½ star increments. Some are the usual suspects (e.g., Roger Ebert) but they also try to use critics from different parts of the country and from different media in order to give a more representative idea of the national Critical Consensus. Then, under the title Dueling Critics, they include two quotes, one from the critic who gave the film its highest rating and one from the critic who gave it its lowest rating. The manner in which they align the star ratings converts them into a graph that tells you at a glance whether the film in question was a critical hit or a miss. Each critic’s listing is a hyperlink, taking you to his or her review.
ScriptCrawler is the internet’s first and most advanced script search engine. A great resource for screenwriters, and a fun site for movie fans, ScriptCrawler links you to thousands of screenplays, teleplays, radio scripts, and stage plays. They've netted more than their fair share of Internet Awards. Use the quick search or browse boxes to find what you need fast. Or use the advanced search and browse to narrow your query. A Screenwriting School offers tutorials, facts, tips and hints about the craft along with a compendium of Screenwriting Software. ScriptCrawler carries an interactive Discussion Board sorted by Categories, Boards, Topics and Messages. Next time you plan on viewing a film, get the script first and compare. The changes you notice represent the difference between the author’s original story and the director’s take on it!
Possibly the biggest movie swap club in the United States is SwapaDVD, with a large membership of movie lovers sharing close to 70,000 DVDs in their database. That's a lot of movies, and as long as you are 18, living anywhere served by the US Postal Service and not incarcerated, you could be trading yours with them a few minutes after joining for free and listing your used DVDs too. Psst. Want a free DVD? SwapaDVD encourages new members by giving them one free DVD sharing credit when they join and list their first ten titles on the site. Since each normal DVD will cost you just one credit to order (box sets, TV show series etc. cost more as they are more expensive to buy) that's a free DVD movie you can order from anyone else on the site and have delivered to your doorstep free of charge. How cool is that! Once you have listed your used DVD swaps onto the site, you will start receiving swap requests from other members. Free - Easy - and it works!
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, a professional honorary organization of over 6,000 motion picture professionals, was founded to advance the arts and sciences of motion pictures; foster cooperation among creative leaders for cultural, educational and technological progress; recognize outstanding achievements; cooperate on technical research and improvement of methods and equipment; provide a common forum and meeting ground for various branches and crafts; represent the viewpoint of actual creators of the motion picture; and foster educational activities between the professional community and the public-at-large. The “Oscars” site presents Events and Screenings, the History of the Academy, and a complete multi-sorted Academy Awards Database.
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Digital City presents an unimposing Arts and Culture page that encompasses South Florida theater information. Don't be fooled. At its heart is an Art and Culture events finder that enumerates 22 different categories from which to choose including Theater, Performance Art, Dinner Theater, Musical Theater, and Opera. Select any or all neighborhoods and a time frame and you will be presented with all the local theater offerings available for that category. If you are so inclined, you can choose to browse all of the available Performing Arts Venues.
Miami.Com is the secret internet identity of The Miami Herald. This web site provides a full plate of local (and national) theater related offerings. They sport a full set of theater listings, up-to-date competent reviews by Christine Dolan, and breaking theatrical news. The hidden gem in this site is a Performing Arts Search Engine. Included links for every theater group from Key West to Palm Beach make organizing your theater schedule short shrift.
The Sun-Sentinel has a current and comprehensive stage page. Their theater columnist, Jack Zink, reviews many of the local productions. The site offers capsule reviews, audition schedules, theater news, openings, and a stage event search engine that locates local theater, dance, and comedy club productions.
Lest we overlook the nocturnally inclined, this section offers links to the heart of Fort Lauderdale's (and South Florida's) Night Life. There are myriad clubs that range from radical to raunchy. Some are well atmosphered while others are monuments to insomnia. Determining which is which is half the fun!
The internationally renown vacation specialists, Fodors is the world’s largest English language travel guidebook publisher. 60 years of experience entitles Fodors to authoritatively recommend Bars, Comedy Clubs, Dance Clubs, Music Clubs, and Piano Bars gracing the Fort Lauderdale landscape.
Whether you’re craving a place to dance in Weston, a high energy club in Las Olas, or a friendly neighborhood saloon in Pompano, you’ll find it here. The good old Sun-Sentinel maintains a sizable database of interesting ways to spend post-midnight down time. They’ve archived every club genre (i.e. DJ/Dance, Karaoke, Beach, Blues, Comedy Club, Beer/Microbrew, Country, Gay/Lesbian, Piano Bar, Lounge, Open Air, Irish, Latin, Pool Hall, Sports, German, Dance Club, Cigar Bar, etc.) and made them accessible through a neighborhood-sorted search engine. Just punch up your genre choice and whisper your preferred location and voila, your club appears. Have Fun!
Miami.Com is the web site for the Miami Herald. They carry a huge database of entertainment related entries, 194 of them being nightclubs! You can access the information about virtually every Night Club from Key West to the Palm Beaches by dint of Miami.Com’s excellent search capabilities. Night Clubs searches are sorted with useful categorical genres, such as Comedy, Dance, Gay, Sports, and Music.
Created by the Board of Broward County Commissioners in 1987, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau (GFLCVB) is funded by a portion of the five percent tax on hotel rooms (as of July 1, 1996). The GFLCVB promotes the Greater Fort Lauderdale area as a premier leisure and meeting destination. They have compiled a sampling of outdoor cafes with music, jazz clubs, entertainment spots, comedy clubs and other Greater Fort Lauderdale area nightlife attractions. There is also a section for Multicultural Nightlife Events.
The live events that flourish in Fort Lauderdale are one of the city’s cultural underpinnings. Marvelous Multicultural Festivals, unique musical offerings, world famous tropical attractions, and fabulous street fairs bespeckle Fort Lauderdale from Riverwalk to Lauderdale-By-The-Sea. Find out where and when RIGHT HERE! These events transpire every day in your own backyard. Millions of vacationers travel to Fort Lauderdale each year to participate. Find Out Why!
The Sun-Sentinel keeps its finger on the municipal pulse of Fort Lauderdale events. They will connect you with Live Music Events, Sports, Festivals, Attractions, and an Event Search Engine that will help fill all the open slots on your calendar. Speaking of which, they have an event calendar that, when you click on a particular date, whisks you to a summary of choices. Their Beach Guide will help you find a beach that fits your bill. The Sun-Sentinel also offers a Community Events Calendar that tracks breakfasts/lunches, education/seminars, Galas/Black Ties, Runs/Walks and participant sports, Fairs/Festivals and outdoor events, and Business & Prof. Groups/Chamber of Commerce special events.
Created by the Board of Broward County Commissioners in 1987, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau (GFLCVB) is funded by a portion of the five percent tax on hotel rooms (as of July 1, 1996). The GFLCVB promotes the Greater Fort Lauderdale area as a premier leisure and meeting destination. Check their Events Calendar to learn what’s happening around town. They maintain a special section for Live Performance Arts Events such as music and dance. Go to the Multicultural Guide section to be afforded a complete schedule of Multicultural Special Events & Festivals.
The internationally renown vacation specialists, Fodors is the world’s largest English language travel guidebook publisher. 60 years of experience entitles Fodors to authoritatively recommend the top sights and activities in the Fort Lauderdale area. They present the location, price, directions, general description of the event, scheduling information, telephone access and, in many cases, the internet address.
America Online’s Digital City is the nation’s largest locally-focused online network, delivering local entertainment, commerce, news, community resources and personal interaction to residents and visitors in more than 60 cities across the country. View a summary of South Florida’s offerings At A Glance or get an hourly update of Live Happenings. Their South Florida “Best Lists” offers the “best” in dozens of categories. The Event Calendar search page allows you to find current events by neighborhood, category, and/or date. If you want a quick overview of events in the area with minimum effort, they offer a Weekend Ideas section that takes you to the AOL Weekender. This gives you a cross section of live attractions including Music & Nighttime Events, Live Music Events, Annual Festivals & Events, and City Attractions. See something you like? Get tickets for anything at AOL Tickets with Ticketmaster.