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Finding Film Reviews

*Film Reviews in the library*:

Looking for an original review of an older movie? Check the index of the collections below, or look up the release date in a source like IMDB.com to locate reviews:

 

**Film Reviews through eResources**:

Directing / Cinematography

Finding Books

The Visual Arts Library has many books on film and animation.  Some subject searches to try are:

For general books on films and filmmaking:
CINEMATOGRAPHY (for the technical aspects of making motion pictures)
MOTION PICTURE ACTORS AND ACTRESSES
MOTION PICTURE AUTHORSHIP (for screenwriting)
MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY
MOTION PICTURES (click Next to browse through the many subdivisions of film genres)
MOTION PICTURES HISTORY

For books on animation:
ANIMATION (CINEMATOGRAPHY)
COMPUTER ANIMATION
ANIMATED FILMS

Magazines and Journals

Magazines and journals are great sources for current and historical information.  For articles on film and animation, it’s best to start with these indexes: Film and Television Literature Index, Academic Search Elite, and JSTOR.

 

The following is a list of magazines and journals on film and animation available at the Visual Arts Library:

American Cinematographer
Animation Magazine
Aspect*
AV Video Multimedia Producer
Camera Obscura
CGW
Cineaste
Cinefantastique
Cinefex
Cinema Journal
Computer Arts
Creative Screenwriting
Digital Video (DV)
Entertainment Design
Entertainment Weekly
Film & History
Film Comment
Film Journal International
Film Quarterly
Filmmaker
Independent Film & Video Monthly
Interview
Journal of Popular Film & Television
Journal of Short Film*
Literature Film Quarterly
Millennium
Millimeter
Moviemaker
Post
Quarterly Review of Film & Video
Res
Rue Morgue
Sight & Sound
Stash*
StudentFilmMakers
Wholphin

 

*DVD periodicals

Subject Guide

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