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Film Studies

Non-Academic Online Review Sources

NOTE: While these sources for reviews may not be academic or scholarly, they may provide useful suggestions for further research or point you toward more academic reviews. Reviews of varying quality may be found online on thousands of different websites, and these are only a few places to start.

Internet Movie Database
Includes "User Reviews", ratings summary from Metacritic, and links to "External Reviews" from newspapers, website and other resources.

Movie Review Query Engine

Rotten Tomatoes

Jonathan Rosenbaum.com

Educational Media Reviews Online

Box Office Data

Resources Including Criticisms and Reviews

Sources for Historical Reviews

Reviews contemporary to the film release date.