Yale’s Film Analysis website is a great introduction for those looking for an introductory guide to the key terminology of film studies. Every Frame a Painting, a two-year video essay project by Taylor Ramos and Tony Zhou, is a practical example of how to utilize the terminology of filmmaking and film studies in reading works of cinema.
Other great resources for criticism include:
- Reverse Shot (published by the Museum of the Moving Image)
- Rogerebert.com (web home of the work of the late Roger Ebert, and to new criticism by leading film critics such as Matt Zoller Seitz)
- American Film Institute (AFI)
- Sight & Sound (a leading British film magazine, published by the British Film Institute)