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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Book & Film Reviews

This guide will help you locate book and film reviews in print and online.

Film Review Databases

Below is a list of film databases the Library subscribes to, which cover broad range of years and subject matter. Many of these resources offer full-text reviews within the database, while others provide detailed citations for further research. Contact the Literatures and Languages Library for more assistance with your film research.

Film Reviews in Other Databases

User-Generated Reviews

These freely available resources aggregate user-generated reviews, as well as critics' reviews published in online sources. They are a good place to find reviews of recently released movies or to get a sense of popular opinion about a film. You can also find trailers, trivia, and forums discussing the film.