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E-Reference Items for Film Studies (6)

Name Description
ForeignFilms.com Includes cast, credits, plot summary and user reviews. Search by title or cast; browse by country or genre.
Historical Dictionary of Holocaust Cinema Entries include background information, major filmmakers, and most notable films. Covers films made in Germany and other countries. [RR]
Historical dictionary of Russian and Soviet cinema A comprehensive overview of cinema in the pre-communist & post-communist Russia and Soviet Union. [RR]
Metacritic Film reviews from dozens of newspapers and magazines. Includes an average rating for each film.
Movie Review Query Engine "Specializes in film reviews. Covers 25,000+ films and 200,000+ reviews."
St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture This 2nd ed. covers “topics and persons in major areas of popular culture: film; music; print culture; social life; sports; television and radio; and art and performance (which include theater, dance, stand-up comedy, and other live performances”. [RR]

[RR]:
UW Restricted Resource