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Film: Find Film Criticism

Finding Film Criticism

Much of your research for your paper critically analyzing a film will come from scholarly journals located in databases

On this page, you will find:

  • A graphic teaching you how to use a database to find articles (right column)
  • Links to important databases for the field of Film (left column)
  • A listing of recommended film journals

Film Journals

The following journals are a good start for research about films, including criticism.

Film Databases

The following are direct links to all of the subscription databases for ECU Libraries on the subject of Film.

Other Helpful Databases

Searching for Articles about Film

To search for critiques, analyses, and other academic journal articles about the subject of Film, you will search in a journal database. Two common databases for Film are listed to the left. You can click the links to search in the database. Here is a graphic to help you while you search in the database: