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Film Review Assignment

Identify film review sources using PDF below. Follow these steps in your search:

  1. Use Google or free Internet Movie Database (IMDB) to determine the date of the film's release.
  2. Consult the Film Review Index (kept behind the Reference Desk) to identify citations to contemporaneous film reviews.
  3. Use the PDF below to identify available sources in the library's print, microfilm, and database collections.
  4. If you need assistance, contact a librarian.

Magill's Survey of Cinema

The Magill's Survey of Cinema reference series provides brief critical and analytical 2-4 page essays on over 1,800 films released up to 1980.  Although they are not reviews per se, they can be used as a quick scholarly introduction to particular films.