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Cinema Studies: Research Guide

Basic resources for searching for scholarly information in all areas of cinema.

Guide Editor: Kat Brooks (

Finding Articles

Best Bets

Other Databases

Finding Reviews

There are many online resources for finding film reviews.  The following online sources are good starting points.  In addition, there are resources in the print collection of Hodges Library in the PN1993 call number section. 

European Film Treasures - repository of information on films including some streamed videos

MetaCritic - commercial online resource for film reviews

Women Film Pioneer Project - excellent site on this topic from Columbia University

Finding Films

Web Based Resources