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Film Award Winners

Academy Awards Database
Search for Oscar nominees and winners past and present, plus browse statistics.

American Film Institute
The American Film Institute recognizes and celebrates excellence in the art of film, television and digital media. Check out AFI's widely acclaimed series 100 Years...100 Movies for lists of the greatest movies, film scores, movie quotes, and more.

Awards & Festivals Browser (IMDb)
Get recent and historical information on awards ceremonies from the Golden Globes to the Emmys to the MTV Movie Awards, and on festivals including Cannes and Sundance.

    Movie & TV Show Reviews, Showtimes, and More

    Archive of American Television
    Watch hundreds of in-depth video interviews with TV's greatest legends and pioneers. Browse by person, show, topic or profession.

    Based on the Book
    A compilation of over 1,250 books, novels, short stories and plays that have been made into motion pictures. From the Mid-Continent Public Library. 

    At the online home of film critic Roger Ebert, read reviews -- of current films, of great movies (classic films), and of the brief variety (one-minute reviews). Also check out information on film festivals, the Oscars, and more. 

    The Internet Movie Database (IMDb)
    Find movies and TV shows, plus information on actors. A comprehensive site.

    Movie Review Query Engine (MRQE)
    Get all the reviews of current and classic movies, plus news and blogs. 

    Rotten Tomatoes

    Get movie reviews, news, and show times. 

    Turner Classic Movies (TCM)

    Search the database of over 150,000 classic movies. Get descriptions of movies and biographies of stars. Also suggest a hard-to-find movie they should play on TCM. 


    Find out when movies and TV shows will be released on DVD.

    Music Reviews & Resources

    Resource for all types and styles of recorded music.

    Billboard Online 
    Comprehensive source for news of the music industry including reviews, new releases and current and past chart standings.

    Classical Net
    Provides a wide variety of classical music Web site links.

    Internet Broadway Database 
    The offical source for Broadway information

    National Jukebox: Historical Recordings from the Library of Congress 
    Listen to historical sound recordings for free.

    Contains the latest music news, album reviews and artist interviews.

    Rolling Stone 
    Features music, album and artist news.

    Provides the latest music buzz and album reviews.

    Concerts & Events

    Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
    Official homepage includes concert schedule, ticket information, seating chart and orchestra history.

    Lyric Opera of Chicago 
    Official homepage includes calendar, highlights, ticket information, seating chart, educational activities, and opera history. Listen to this years commentaries free.

    Features summer events of classical and popular music.

    Find concerts and track the tour of your favorite band.

    TimeOut Chicago 
    See who is playing in the Chicagoland area.