Films and Film Review Basics

Search VCat to find films in the Library

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VCat searches titles, names (actors, performers, directors, production crew, writers, composers, studios...), subjects, year of release, and individual words that appear in a film's plot summary.


Or Browse the Video Catalog by:

*Title to see an alphabetical list of films. Brief descriptive information for the film is included with each entry.
*Actor or Director to see a hyperlinked, alphabetical list of all actors or directors in all available films.
*Year to see an alphabetical list of films organized by the decade of their original release. Brief descriptive information for the film is included with each entry.


For Film Reviews


Search the EBSCO Megafile database for film reviews from 1983 to the present.
Search Hint: Try a search using the film director's last name and the title of the film

For films released before 1983, try the Readers Guide Retrospective database.

For scholarly essays on films, use the MLA International Bibliography database.