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Film Studies: Userful Websites

This guide highlights general film resources available at HKUST Library and on the Web. Resources on particular films, directors, actors/actresses will not be covered.

Selected Internet Resources


  • 中文電影資料庫 = Chinese Movie Database
    The database contains information on Chinese-language movies including silent films produced in China from 1910 to 1930. Biographies of renowned actors and actresses, reviews, and news on awards are also provided.
  • 早期華文報紙電影史料庫
    It provides an index to film-related materials in early Chinese newspapers from Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Hangzhou and Tianjin.
  • Internet Movie Database
    It covers over 120,000 movies with more than 1,750,000 filmography entries. Information associated with the movies, such as plot summaries, character names, ratings, and reviews, is listed in detail.
  • New York Times Film Reviews Online
    It allows you browse or search 28,000 New York Times movie reviews. Included in the free review archive are all films reviewed since 1960, reviews of all Best Picture Academy Award winners.


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