Power Rankings: Top 50 “Strictly Film” Reviews & News Links – (Last Update: June 13th – 2022)
1. Variety – Trades I.
2. The Hollywood Reporter – Trades II.
3. Deadline – – Trades III.
4. The Wrap – Trades IV.
5. Cineuropa – Euro-news via Lemercier & co.
6. Screen Daily Shooting Stars plus fish & chips.
7. The Film Stage Confrere in the art-house love/cause.
8. The Daily Cinema goings, comings and offerings curated by David Hudson. My antiques roadshow!
9. Mubi World cinema primer!
10. Letterboxd Ossessione is a film title from ’43, and how I feel about this destination.
11. Hollywood-Elsewhere – Old-timer gunslinger. Aspect ratio purest.
12. Cinemascope – Film nerds who can pronounce Thai Joe’s actual name.
13. The Tracking Board – Occasional singles and a couple of home runs.
14. Sight & Sound – U.K Institution.
15. Cahiers du Cinema – French Institution.
16. The Talkhouse …. Nick Dawson brings us Vs.
17. Screen Anarchy – The fringe folk.
18. Hammer to Nail – Champions the micro indies & shorts from the next gen.
19. The Film Verdict – New upstart by quality reviewers.
20. Film Comment Podcast – Ear-porn from Devika Girish and the film criticism elite.
21. Ebert Dot com. Passing of the film criticism torch.
22. Screen Slate: The BEST NYC listings.
23. The Moveable Fest Cool one man “Saito” show.
24. Filmmaker Magazine: Macaulay serves the indie community best…pulp & digital.
25. ThePlaylist: Every now and then they got game!
26. IndieWIRE: Not really indie film focused, but great fest coverage.
27. The New York Times: The institution.
28. New Yorker: Richard Brody is legend.
29. Los Angeles Times: The bling ring.
30. They Shoot Pictures Don’t They?: Bucket lists via favorite film crack dealer.
31. DVD Beaver: Home video freaks, zombies, geeks.
32. Back to One: Filmmaker Magazine Podcast
33. You Must Remember This: Silverscreen Vault: Karina Longworth’s Podcast
34. Little White Lies: Edgy pulp and digi – a bit of pink and purple
35. Metacritic: Aggregator intelligentsia.
36. NoBudge: Alternative viewing habits.
37. The Black List: Proof is in the pudding.
38. Festival Scope: Covers the film fest overlap.
39. Senses of Cinema : – The Aussie connection.
40. Slant Magazine: (+The House Next Door) – Lyrically-filled views via Ed Gonzalez & Co.
41. A.V Club: Tentacles are out on every film release.
42. ScriptShadow: Shaken, and stirred.
43. Strictly Film School: Retired, but not forgotten.
44. Box Office Mojo: Numbers game.
45. Cinemacy Team Rojas!
46. World of Reel: Internet film sleuth scooper.
47. Cannes Film Festival: Fun database for the films we love.
48. ProductionDesignerCollective.org: Whoa.
49. Writers on Film: Fab podcast on those who write film books by way of John Bleasdale
50. Le Cinéma Club Marie-Louise Khondji gives you one reason (every week) to love short film cinema (from the archives and often hard to find).