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Finding Film Reviews: Home

A guide to resources, book and periodical, for finding quality film reviews.


Often it can be difficult to find quality film reviews.  This quide suggests both book and periodical sources for finding reviews.

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Fri: 7:45 am - 5:00 pm

Sat: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Sun: 12:00 pm - 11:45 pm

Selected Books

There are several books that include reviews.  You can find them by using the library catalog and doing a basic search for film reviews.  Try the subject heading Motion Picture Reviews.

Many of these books are in the PN1993 to PN1995 area of the library's book collection.  Don't be afraid to brouse the shelves.

Some examples are:

Contemporary Japanese Film (1999).  Call number PN1993.5  J3  S37

New York Times Film Reviews, a selection from the seven volume set for films 1912-1970 (1971).  Call number Ref. PN1995.A43 

Figures of Light (1971).  Call number PN1995  K296

Graham Greene on Film...Collection of Film Criticism 1935-1940. (1972).  PN1995 G68

Field of View (1986).  Call number PN1995 K295

Celluloid Power:  Social Film Criticism (1992).  Call number PN1995.9 P6 C44

Movie Love: Complete Film Reviews 1988-1991 (1991).  Reviews of renowned New York Times film critic Pauline Kael.  Call number PN1995 K245

Guide Editor

Marcia Dinneen
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