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*Communication: Film Research


Use these resources to locate reviews, academic articles, critiques, and analysis of various films and the works of individual directors.


Journals contain less information than databases, but let you conduct similar research within a smaller subset of information.

Searching for Academic Journals: Useful keywords “film”, “movie”, “cinema”, “media studies”



Use this mix of professional and fan websites can be used to locate information about a film, reviews, criticism, and analysis.