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FILM 113- Film Study: World Cinema - Professor Costanzo: Film Reviews

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  • Start with a film review to gain a summary of the film, including the film's plot, themes, main characters, setting, and action.



Search for Film Reviews in Library Databases

Websites with Film Reviews

American Film Institute (AFI):  A great website for cinematic criticism and commentary.

Internet Movie Database: Provides cast biographies, reviews, and plot overviews.

MRQE: The Movie Review Query Engine: The continually growing site provides a searchable index of all published and available reviews, news, interviews, and other materials associated with specific movies.

New York Times Movies: A great resource for film reviews and criticism from the pages of the New York Times, including trailers to new films. A site dedicated to the life's work of the late film critic Robert Ebert. The site continues to add movie criticism, commentary and community content.

Rotten Tomatoes: Includes film reviews from the critics and regular audience members.

Filmsite's Film Reviews:  Reviews include a prominent movie poster, historical background for the film, a summary or synopsis of the film, excerpted dialogue, and critical commentary in order to appreciate the film more fully.