Film and performing arts reviews range from simple summaries to in-depth critical analyses and evaluations. Read reviews about films and performances to:
The databases listed below will help you find reviews published in scholarly journals, popular magazines and newspapers. When possible, look for reviews using the “advanced search” mode. Search by title of the work and limit by publication type to "review."
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|Film Review Databases||Theater & Dance Review Databases||General Article Databases|
|FILM REVIEW DATABASES|
|FIAF: International Index to Film Periodicals|
|Film and Television Literature Index|
|Film Literature Index|
|New York Times Film Reviews|
|Internet Movie Database|
|THEATER & DANCE REVIEW DATABASES|
|International Bibliography of Theatre and Dance with Full Text|
|International Index to the Performing Arts (Full-Text) (IIPA-FT)|
|World Shakespeare Bibliography Online|
|GENERAL ARTICLE DATABASES THAT INCLUDE FILM, THEATER, & DANCE REVIEWS*|
|Academic Search Complete|
|Readers’ Guide Retrospective|
|Humanities and Social Sciences Index Retrospective|
|Project Muse: Scholarly Journals Online|
*For other databases which may index film and performing arts reviews:
See help screens within each database for details.
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