The web is about sharing the best information, and we love reading other movie and DVD/Blu-ray sites that are as dedicated as Disc Dish. Here’s a list of our favorite sites both for general DVD/Blu-ray news and specialized information.

General new and reviews:

DVD Talk
Reviews, news and more.

The Digital Bits
Tidbits from the digital world.

High-Def Digest
Detailed reviews for every technofile.

High Def Disc News
Blu-ray news and reviews for hardware and software.
News about the latest releases on the high-definition format.

DVD File
Not just DVD, but Blu-ray too.

DVD Review
Same here, plus buying deals.

DVD Maniacs
Also known as, offering news and reviews for cinephiles.

DVD Beaver Comprehensive new release listings and an extensive review database.

Specialized DVD/Blu-ray sites:

10,000 Bullets
10K is one of our favorite guides to fringe cinema, “from the Arthouse to the Grindhouse.”

Lots of groovy news and release info on DVDs, as well as cool books, comics, stills, posters and more.

Strictly Splatter An enthusiastic site dedicated to horror and cult films of every stripe.

Killer Reviews A trove of reviews, polls, interviews and news focusing on head-edged genre films.

TV Shows on DVD
Exactly what the name implies.

Varied Celluloid Film fan review forum lovers of genre and exploitation cinema of all tastes and trends

The B-Movie Film Vault An obsessively dedicated site offers news and reviews of B-movies and cult favorites.

Genre Online An up-to-date collection of views and review focusing on sci-fi, horror and comic flicks!

Boulevard Movies Sales of cult classics and exploitation films on DVD and Blu-ray

Other notable sites:

Internet Movie Database
This site needs no introduction, but we’ll give you one anyway: Indispensable for facts and figures about movies and television.

Movies Unlimited
One of our favorite online retailers and catalog houses.

The online community’s most scholarly and film-wise specialty retail/catalog site.

Dread Central
The horror, the horror! All the slash, gore and shivers you could possibly want.

LAMB: Large Association of Movie Blogs
Can’t get enough of movies online? This site has a directory of movie blogs.

BlogCatalog Movies
As the name suggests, a list of blogs that focus on movies.

Hollywood in Hi Def
Business and techy news about 3D, Blu-ray and HTV

Media Funhouse The blog for Disc Dish contributor Ed Grant’s cult Manhattan cable-access TV show that offers viewers the best in “everything from high art to low trash… and back again!”

Contests sites:

Contest Hound Sweepstakes and Contest Directory – free to enter contests and sweepstakes for the US, Canada and the world. Sign up for the Daily Contest Update to enter to win prizes just for being a subscriber. Contests



About the Author

Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.