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Online Film and Media Journals

  • Mexican Film Resource Page  
    This website provides an introduction to Mexican cinema in its historical and social contexts. Provides links to Spanish-language periodicals focusing on the entertainment media, links to film archives specializing in Mexican film history, and downloadable copies of The Mexican Film Bulletin.
  • Midnight Eye  
    An online journal devoted to Japanese cinema. The site regularly features book and film reviews, interviews with Japanese filmmakers, and a calendar of upcoming screenings and DVD releases of Japanese films.
  • Millennium Film Journal  
    Published since 1978 by the Millenium Film Workshop, the Millenium Film Journal focuses on avant-garde cinema and practice, and covers a range of moving image technologies. The journal's website fully indexes past issues by both author and filmmaker. All issues are available for back order, and almost all articles after 1992 are available in full for free.
  • Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism   Peer Reviewed
    This online, refereed publication, a joint venture of the Universities of Warwick Reading, and Oxford, aims to create a forum for film- and television-related analysis, debate, and discussion.
  • New York Times: Movies  
    A complete, searchable archive of New York Times film reviews. The search function links to an extensive database of profiles on individual films, filmmakers, and actors.
  • Offscreen  
    This Canadian journal features interviews, festival coverage, and essays on directors, Asian cinema, European cinema, documentaries and other topics. Offscreen and its French language sister journal Hors Champ have been online since 1997.
  • P.O.V.   Peer Reviewed
    P.O.V. is a peer-reviewed online journal published biannually. The articles in each issue reflect a common theme, and recent issues have covered Danish television, the western, and short fiction films.
  • Particip@tions: Journal of Audience & Reception Studies   Peer Reviewed
    Participations is an online, peer-reviewed journal of audience research and reception studies. It is published twice yearly and back issues are archived within the website.
  • Refractory: a Journal of Entertainment Media   Peer Reviewed
    A refereed, peer-reviewed e-journal that explores the diverging and intersecting aspects of current and past entertainment media (including animation, film, television, games, and the Internet). The journal is published by the Cinema Studies Program, School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne.
  • Reverse Shot  
    Reverse Shot is a quarterly online film journal. Full-text reviews, interviews, and articles are fully archived and searchable.
  • Rouge  
    Rouge is an online film criticism and theory journal, founded in 2003, published in Australia, and featuring an international roster of contributors. Fully archived by issue.
  • Scope: An Online Journal of Film and TV Studies   Peer Reviewed
    Scope is an online, peer-reviewed journal on issues in film and media studies. It is updated three times a year and has a complete archive of past issues dating to 1999.
  • Screen   Paid Subscription Required
    Screen is an international journal of academic film and television studies, covering both contemporary and historical issues from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. Each quarterly issue combines scholarly essays with reports and debates on conferences and current research, along with book reviews.
  • Screen Actors Guild   Paid Subscription Required
    Non-members can access current issues of the SAG publication Screen Actor Magazine. There is also an extensive SAG history section, which includes an interactive timeline and access to historical artifacts in the online museum.
  • Screen Site   Peer Reviewed
    The website accompanying Screen-L, a listserv for teachers and students of film and media studies. Includes job listings, conferences, college programs, and syllabi.
  • Screening the Past   Peer Reviewed
    Screening the Past is a peer-reviewed online journal hosted by Latrobe University in Australia. Its primary subjects are the study of film history, the relationship between media and social history, and the history of critical thought on cinema.
  • Senses of Cinema  
    Senses of Cinema is an online journal "devoted to the serious and eclectic discussion of cinema." The website features book reviews and articles on the aesthetics of cinema, film genres, and great directors.
  • Senses of Cinema Great Directors Index  
    The online journal's permanent collection of articles, each introducing and describing one famous filmmaker and his or her work. A wide range of directors are represented.
  • Sight & Sound  
    The BFI's monthly journal of contemporary film criticism archives past issues with brief descriptions of features and reviews. Selected features are available from all issues since 1999.
  • Studies in French Cinema   Peer Reviewed
    Published three times a year, Studies in French Cinema is the journal of the Association for Studies in French Cinema. Although the journal is not Web-based, users can search the tables of contents from previous issues and read abstracts of articles.