Barnes & Noble University also recommends these materials for further exploration of the course topics.
A Space Odyssey
to Read a Film
Dictionary of New Media: The New Digital World: Video, Audio, Print
Movies: Biggest Names in Hollywood Talk About the Films that Matter Most
Louis D. Giannetti
Readfilm.com ― The Web site of “How to Read a Film” course creator James Monaco
The Internet Movie Database (IMDB) ― A online archive of all things film: clips, bios, statistics, filmographies, quotes, and plots.
All Movie Guide ― Another film database with many useful short bios and commentaries.
Baseline ― Founded in 1982 by James Monaco, this is the main online information source for the entertainment industry. Geared to professionals, it requires a subscription. (Generally, the IMDB and the All Movie Guide will answer most of your questions, but you should know that Baseline exists.)
Doug Pratt’s Guide to DVD-Video ― A searchable database featuring the largest collection of DVD-Video reviews available.
Post Magazine ― The Web site for Post Magazine, a trade publication that focuses on all aspects of post-production.
Daily Variety (www.variety.com) and The Hollywood Reporter (www.hollywoodreporter.com) are the two main trade journals of which you should be aware.
Cineaste (www.cineaste.com) is a leading magazine of serious film criticism. It appears quarterly.
Doug Pratt’s DVD-Laserdisc Newsletter (http://dvdlaser.com) is the longest running periodical of DVD reviews and news.