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Movie Reviews

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This pathfinder is a starting point for your research. It will give you a jump-start to academic resources in both online and print formats. Ask a reference librarian for additional suggestions.


Web sites
Film Resources:Chicago Public Library
evaluated web sites from the librarians at the Chicago Public Library
Internet Movie Database
contains a wealth of information on new and older movies;see their
FAQ for specifics
Roger Ebert Reviews
web site of the popular film critic of the Chicago Sun-Times;archives of reviews from 1985

Selected Books In The Oakton Library
The A List: The National Society of Film Critics' 100 Essential Films
Call Number: REF PN1995.A33 (DP)

Encyclopedia of Indian Cinema
Call Number: REF PN1993.5I8.R277 (DP)

Film Review Index 1882-1985 (volumes 1 & 2)
Call Number: REF Z5784.M9.F513 (DP)

Forbidden Films:Censorship Histories of 125 Motion Pictures
Call Nnumber: PN1995.62.S67 (DP)

International Dictionary Of Films and Filmmakers (5 volumes)
Call Number: REF PN1994.I58 (DP)

Magill's Survey of Cinema (multi-volumes)
Call Number: REF PN1993.45M3 (DP)

Magazines, Journals and Newspapers
Search Expanded Academic ASAP, an online periodical index, for magazine, journal and newspaper articles for movie reviews and other topics related to film. Many of these articles will be full text and can be sent to your e-mail account. You can search this index from any computer on campus. For off campus access, follow the directions below.
Note
To access Expanded Academic ASAP off campus, ID number is 23211 immediately followed by your social security number. (example: 23211xxxxxxxxx)

Tip
Go to
moviefone.com to locate showtimes for a theater near you.

Note
This pathfinder is a starting point for your research. It will give you a jump-start to academic resources in both online and print formats. Ask a reference librarian for additional suggestions.

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