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American Studies: Research Seminar: Finding Film Reviews

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Internet Movie Database
Credits and other information for over 260,000 films.

Film Reviews

Film and Television Literature Index with Full Text
A major source for more recent film reviews; also includes Variety film reviews from 1914 to the present. Primary coverage 1990 to the present; selective coverage earlier.   Rutgers-restricted Access
Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature Retrospective. 1900- .
Index to the major general interest and popular periodicals from the late 19th century to 1982. An excellent source for finding film reviews. Rutgers-restricted Access
Film Review Index. 2 vols
Patricia King Hanson & Stephen L. Hanson, editors. Phoenix, Ariz., Oryx Press, 1986-
One of the best sources for finding early film reviews, the Film Review Index cites reviews to over 7000 feature films released between 1914 and 1985. Vol. 1: 1882-1949; Vol. 2: 1950-1985. In addition to popular magazines, the index also lists reviews in trade publications, newspapers, anthologies, and selected books.
Dana Call Number: Ref. PN1995 .F513 1986

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