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Book & Film Reviews: Websites with Reviews

How to find book & film reviews with library resources.

Websites with Book Reviews

ACQ Web's Directory of Book Reviews on the Web: An expansive list of links to different types of book reviews

Amazon: Abundant reviews from readers and viewers.

Good Reads: Book reviews from readers.

Purdue OWL's Writing a Book Review: Writing your own book review for an assignment? This site from Purdue's writing lab has some great tips.

Book Lists

Websites with Film Reviews

American Film Institute (AFI):  A great website for cinematic criticism and commentary.

British Film Institute (BFI): Television and film criticism and commentary with a distincly European flair.

Internet Movie Database: Provides cast biographies, reviews, and plot overviews.

Metacritic: A great place for non-book reviews. Gathers reviews for movies, video games, television, and music.

MRQE: The Movie Review Query Engine: The continually growing site provides a searchable index of all published and available reviews, news, interviews, and other materials associated with specific movies.

New York Times Movies: A great resource for film reviews and criticism from the pages of the New York Times, incuding trailers to new films. A site dedicated to the life's work of the late film critic Robert Ebert. The site continues to add movie criticism, commentary and community content.

Rotten Tomatoes: Includes film reviews from the critics and regular audience members.

Lists of Top Films