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Film Research Guide (2020)

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Film and TV Journals & Magazines

Other Journals & Magazines

The Library offers a free group subscription to The New York Times for current faculty and students. To use this subscription in Summer 2020, email a request to Maryke Barber at


TIP: See also our section for Industry Data & News

Print Journals and Magazines in the Library

  • American Cinematographer
  • Film Comment
  • Film Criticism
  • Filmmaker
  • Screen
  • Sight & Sound

Print journals are shelved on the library's ground floor.

Article Indexes

Indexes help you search older magazines and newspapers for film reviews and articles.  These are the most important print indexes for film research:


  • Art Index (includes film, 1929-1984)
  • Biography Index (1946-2006)
  • Film Literature Index (1973-1997)
  • International Index to Film Periodicals (1972-1986)
  • New York Times Index (1851-present)
  • N.Y.T. Obituary Index (1858-1978)
  • Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature (1900-present) Pre-1977 look under "moving picture plays", 1977 - "motion pictures".


  • The Critical Index: a Bibliography of Articles on Film in English (1946-1973) Z5784.M9 G47
  • Film Review Annual (1987-2000) PN 1995.F 465
  • Motion Picture Directors: a Bibliography of Articles (1900-1972) Z5784.M9 S34
  • N.Y.T. Film Reviews (1913-1968)PN 1995.N 4