Information about finding film reviews can be found in the Cinema Studies Guide, Film Reviews page. https://libguides.colby.edu/ci/reviews
Besides searching databases and general publications, you can search individual film magazines. Find specific titles on the Cinema Studies Guide, Find Articles page https://libguides.colby.edu/ci/articles
Unlike Google, library databases & catalogs don't try to guess what you want. Explore different options!
Find one good item? Use it to find Subject Terms. Subject terms group items by topic. Scan relevant item records and keep a record of the subject terms listed. This sometimes enables better discovery than a keyword search.
CBBcat uses Library of Congress Subject Headings. Examples of LOC Subject Headings include: Queer Theory , Gender Identity, Homosexuality in Motion Pictures, Mass Media in Race Relations, African Americans in Motion Pictures, Hispanic Americans in the Motion Picture Industry, Sex Role in Motion Pictures, Race in Motion Pictures
Note: Beware, Congress is slow to update these headings. Thus some of the terms are outdated or even offensive. However, they can still useful in discovering sources.
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Check the works cited, notes, references and bibliographies of every relevant article or book. You may discover a book or article perfect for your topic.
One good source can lead to another!
Portion of References from: Navar-Gill, Annemarie & Stanfill, Mel. ""We Shouldn't Have to Trend to Make You Listen": Queer Fan Hashtag Campaigns as Production Interventions." Journal of Film and Video, vol. 70 no. 3, 2018, pp. 85-100.
Look for a Cited Work using:
Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture and Media Studies is a peer-reviewed journal from Duke University.
Use the following databases to find articles about films. In database interfaces, look for ways to limit your results to articles in peer-reviewed scholarly journals.
Besides searching for articles in databases, you can also search individual peer-reviewed journals. A list can be found in the middle column of the Cinema Studies Guide "Find Articles" page. https://libguides.colby.edu/ci/articles