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Guide to above Main Links

Greetings! This is the first web site designed especially for people living at Twin Oaks, but anyone can make use of its links when searching for ideas on a good movie to watch. Use this site to help me as Video Manager give you a better Video Program. Give me feedback; make your requests for future showings; and use the below links to read some movie reviews, and get some ideas for requests. Enjoy - Ken [This page not updated significantly since 1999.]

  • List of Videos shown here since Spring 1997 (updated thru 3/15/99) (see elsewhere in this document)
  • E-mail me your requests - Remember to leave your name, or e-mail me from your own account (which you'll need to do - if this mail link doesn't work on your computer)
  • E-mail me your feedback

Links to Lists of Best Films

Links on the American Film Institute's list of the 100 top American movies made

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Description of top-of-the-page Main Links

  • AllMovieGuide - the best one-stop movie database on the web
  • InternetMovieDataBase - the second best
  • Query Engine - Finds links to on-line reviews for a particular movie from dozens of sites -
  • RogerEbert - including this one (of 'Siskel&Ebert' fame) at the Chicago Sun Times.
  • Find a Video - Reviews of the movies most likely to be found in the video stores. To guide you in your search, movies are listed by category (including film location), and you can add titles you're interested in to a printable list.
  • WashingtonPost - where you can search more than 3,800 Post reviews of films available on video since 1986
  • Greatest Films - gives plot summaries (with actual film dialogue) and commentary for some of the best Hollywood and American classic films.
  • Yahoo's directory to hundreds of links on movies
  • In C'ville - Guide to what's showing in the Charlottesville theatres.
  • In Richmond - Guide to what's showing in the Richmond theatres.
  • Virginia Film Festival - site for the upcoming (around Halloween) annual festival in Charlottesville.



* - shown between 9/98 and 3/99
12 Angry Men (1957)*
Abyss, The*
Addam's Family Values
After Hours
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Alive (93)
All Over Me*
All the President's Men*
American President, The
An Angel at My Table
Angels and Insects
Annie Hall
Apartment, The
Apocalpse Now
Apollo 13
Apostle, The*
Atlantic City (1981)*
Bastard out of Carolina
Belle Epoque
Benny and Joon
Bicycle Thief, The*
Big Chill, The
Big Night
Big Sleep, The (46)
Birth of a Nation, The*
Black Orpheus
Blade Runner (82)
Blazing Saddles
Blues Brothers, The
Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice
Body and Soul
Born in Flames*
Bram Stoker's Dracula*
Brassed Off
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Breaking Away*
Breaking the Waves
Bridges of Madison County, The
Broadcast News
Brother from Another Planet
Bull Durham*
Canadian Bacon
Career Girls
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (58)
Choose Me
Citizen Ruth
City of Hope
City of Lost Children
Cold Comfort Farm
Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean
Commitments, The*
Cool Hand Luke
Crimes and Misdemeanors*
Crucible, The
Dangerous Liaisons*
Dave (93)
Daytrippers, The
Dead, The
Deer Hunter, The
Devil's Advocate
Doctor, The*
Double Life of Veronique, The
Drugstore Cowboy*
Duck Soup
Earth Girls are Easy*
Earth vs. the Flying Saucers
Edward Scissorhands
Empire Strikes Back, The
English Patient, The
Everyone Says I Love You
Far and Away (92)
Field of Dreams
Fierce Creatures
Flirting with Disaster
Flower of My Secret, The
Fly Away Home
Forbidden Games
Four Little Girls
Four Weddings and a Funeral
French Twist
Front, The
Full Monty, The
Gates of Heaven
Georgy Girl
Girls Town (59)
Go Fish
Gold Diggers of 1933
Good Morning Vietnam*
Gorillas in the Mist (88)
Grace of My Heart
Graduate, The
Great Escape, The
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (67)
Hamlet (1990)*
Harriet the Spy
Heart and Souls*
Heart of Glass*
Help! (1965)*
Henry V
High Noon (52)
High Sierra
High Tide
Home for the Holidays
Husbands and Wives*
In and Out
In Country*
In the Line of Fire (93)
In the Name of the Father
Incredibly True Story of Two Girls in Love, The
Independence Day
It Could Happen to You
It's My Party
Jazz Singer, The
Johnny Got His Gun
Ju Dou
Jungle Fever*
Kama Sutra
Kiss of the Spider Woman*
LA Confidential*
Land and Freedom
Last Emperor, The
Last Picture Show, The (71)
Last Temptation of Christ, The*
Last Waltz, The
Lawrence of Arabia
League of Their Own, A (92)
Leaving Las Vegas
Liar, Liar
Like Water for Chocolate
Lilies of the Field
Looking for Richard
Lorenzo's Oil*
Lost in Yonkers (93)
Love and Anarchy
Love Serenade*
Love, Valor, Compassion
Loved One, The*
Man Who Would Be King (75)
Manny and Lo
Manny and Lo*
Mary Poppins
Michael Collins
Midnight Clear, A *
Midnight Cowboy*
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Mission, The*
Molly Maguires, The (70)
Mr. Holland's Opus*
My Father is Coming
Mystery Train
Nobody's Fool (1994)*
Of Mice and Men
On Golden Pond
Once were Warriors
Out of Africa (85)
Paris is Burning
Patch Adams*
Pennies from Heaven
Phantom Tollbooth, The (69)
Picnic at Hanging Rock
Portrait of a Lady
Princess Bride, The*
Producers, The
Pumpkin Eater, The*
Purple Rain*
Quackser Fortune has a Cousin
Question of Silence, A
Raging Bull (1980)*
Raising Arizona
Remains of the Day, The*
Return of the Jedi
River Niger, The*
River's Edge*
Room with a View
Rozencrantz and Gildenstern are Dead
Salaam Bombey
Scent of Green Papaya, The
Secret of Roan Inish
Secrets and Lies
Seven Days in May
Seventh Seal, The (57)
Sex, Lies, and Videotape*
Sherman's March
Shootist, The
Singin' in the Rain
Slaughterhouse 5
Smiles of a Summer Night*
Snapper, The
Some Mother's Son
Sound of Music, The
Spitfire Grill
Stage Door (1937)*
Stand and Deliver*
Stand by Me
Stanley and Iris*
Star Wars
Stolen Children*
Story of Women, The
Strange Days*
Things to Come
This is Spinal Tap (84)
Tin Cup
To Sleep with Anger
To Wong Fu, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The (48)
Truly, Madly, Deeply*
Twelve Monkeys
Unstrung Heroes
Until the End of the World (91)
Up Close and Personal
Vanya on 42nd Street
Welcome to Sarajevo (1997)*
Welcome to the Dollhouse
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf
Wicker Man
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (71)
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Young Frankenstein*
Wild at Heart*
Year My Voice Broke, The*
Zora is My Name (90)