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Researching Films: Databases

Finding critiques and reviews for films.

Database Searching

Tip:  If you are getting too many results from a search

  • Try putting quotation marks around the title, for example:

"North By Northwest" instead of North By Northwest.

  • Try adding the director's last name to the search, for example:

"North By Northwest" AND Hitchcock

 

Tip:  If you are getting too few results from a search

  • Try searching only part of the title, for example:

If the exact movie title is  Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, then try searching for just the main title Dr. Strangelove

  • Try leaving out punctuation - especially semicolons, periods, and commas, for example

Instead of Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb try Dr Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Databases

CNU ONLY  Off campus access information

  • Although most databases will have either the full-text or citations to film reviews or criticisms the ones listed here are the most likely places to find them.
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