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The aim of this guide is to help you locate printed and electronic sources which contain film reviews or critical analyses of films. You are welcome to contact your Academic Liaison Librarian if you want more help.
Many UK newspapers carry film reviews.
Full-text newspaper articles, including film reviews, can be accessed through these two databases:
You may also want to find film reviews which have been published in journals. The Library subscribes to various printed and online journals that will carry reviews and features on films.
The best way to trace film reviews or articles which have been published in print or electronic journals, is to use a database . Below are some tips on searching for film reviews in some key databases. For further sources, look at the complete list of Databases for Film :
The following sites include film reviews:
The Library has various books like the series BFI Film Classics and BFI Modern Classics which provide critical surveys of specific film titles. To find a book on a specific film search by keyword or title on LibrarySearch BFI Film Classics are also available through Film Scripts Online. Once logged in to the database you can search or browse Critical Assessments.