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The site contains over 300 reviews of what Dirks judges to be the greatest films of all time. In some cases, a review goes through the film scene-by-scene. The site also contains many other lists, and pages offering an introduction to cinema literacy. is free with limited advertising and no "premium" (fee-based) service. Other features include a section for "Greatest Films of the Year" and summaries of the Academy Awards.

Longtime proponent for the site, Chicago Sun-Times film critic, Roger Ebert, has described it as "an invaluable repository of movie descriptions and dialogue" and an "awesome website [that] contains detailed descriptions of 300 great American films, along with many other riches."[3]


  1. ^ Tim Dirks. Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved May 20, 2012.
  2. ^ Dirks, Tim. The Greatest 100 Movies of All Time. AMC. Retrieved May 20, 2012.
  3. ^ Ebert, Roger. References to Filmsite. Retrieved May 20, 2012.

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