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*Film Studies*

This research guide identifies databases, reference sources, catalogs and other reference sources for film studies.

Things to keep in mind

  • Reviews come out when a film premieres.
  • It's fairly easy to find reviews of current films using an online database or the internet.
  • It's not so easy to find reviews of films that came out before 1980, and the older the film, the more places you may have to look.
  • Knowing the year a film came out will make your work easier,  especially if you're looking for reviews of older films.
  • If you're not sure of a film's title,  you can search by director or actors or other people associated with the film.