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Film Criticism Online

Senses of Cinema. An online journal devoted to the serious and eclectic discussion of cinema.

Cineaste. “America’s Leading Magazine on the Art and Politics of Cinema,” Cineaste makes many of its critical essays, film reviews, and interviews available for free. For full library e-access dating back to 1992, see Cineaste at MSU Main Library.

Rogue. An online journal of film criticism

Jonathan Rosenbaum. Film critic Jonathan Rosenbaum has written several books and for years wrote for the Chicago Reader. He website includes his always-interesting and informative “notes” on contemporary film/media culture and history, as well as an archive of his earlier publications.

Fred Camper. Artist, writer and lecturer on film, art, and photography, Camper maintains a website onto to which he has generously posted his essays on cinema. Be sure to check out the links at the bottom of this page to read his work on American avant-garde film and the work of Stan Brakhage.

Documentary is Never Neutral. Eccentric, but useful, site on experimental documentary with full-text canonical essays on documentary theory and practice.

Society for Cinema and Media Studies. Professional organization for film and media scholars. This site also has a number of useful databases on film journals and other film-related organizations.

David Bordwell. Film scholar David Bordwell maintains this site with access to material from his books and essays on cinema, as well as his blog on film culture. You'll find here links to a number of other film resources, blogs, and journals.

Dave Kehr. Former film critic at the Chicago Reader and currently writing for the New York Times, Kehr maintains a blog on film culture and cinephilia.