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Film Studies Research Guide (Loudoun)

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Film Reviews

A film or movie review is an article that is published in a newspaper or magazine that describes and evaluates the movie at its time of theatrical or dvd release and is designed to help potential viewers decide whether or not to watch the film. Reviews are typically written by journalists giving their opinion of the movie. Some reviews include a score (4 out of 5 stars) or recommendations (thumbs up).

Find film reviews in the following library databases:

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Enter the film title into the search box, limit your results to full-text and by document type: Film Review.

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To view the full article or result, click on the title. Select the HTML Full Text or PDF Option to view the full document. Look for the toolbar the provides print, email, and citation options.

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