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 Film & Media Studies

Getting Started

Before looking for reviews, it can be helpful to obtain background information on the film.

  • Use IMDB for recent films, or to verify when a television series aired.
  • Use Screen Studies Collection to verify the date the film was released.
    • Limit to the database "AFI Catalog" or "Film Index International"

Finding Film Reviews in Databases

Movie Review Aggregators

These websites aggregate popular and user reviews.

Finding Older Revews - Print Indexes

Reviews for older films sometimes have to be tracked down in print resources.