Film: Getting Started

How to choose films by theme/subject, find movie reviews, and explore film criticism by director, film, genre, and more.

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What's In This Guide

Sue Lyon, James Mason and Shelley Winters in "Lolita" (1962)

[Poster for Jean Cocteau's film La Belle et la Bête]

This guide will help you learn how to:

  • find a film relating to a social issue or theme
  • find movie reviews
  • find critical commentary about films by director, genre, era, and more
  • explore film writing
  • expand your enjoyment and knowledge of movies

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