Except for the Screen Studies Collection and the Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive, this list highlights resources that may not have citations prior to 1970. If you need information for movies made before 1970, look at the tab above called Researching early films.
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Readers' Guide Retrospective does provide early film coverage, but only for popular publications. Popular publications include Time, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, Cosmopolitan, Instyle, etc. The film indexes listed above also include non-academic publications.
These are books which look at motion pictures and the film industry yearly.