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FYS 101: Breaking Bad (Etzler): Film Studies

A Libguide for FYS 101, focusing on film studies, reading film and televisions, and conducting research related to film studies.

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Find books, articles, media, and more at Butler and beyond

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If you are interested in books about film, plug in the following Library of Congress Subject Headings in the above WorldCat Discovery search box:

Film Criticism
Film History
Film Adaptations
Film Noir
Motion Picture actors and actresses
Motion Picture audiences
Motion Pictures

E-Books on Reading Film

Films through the Decades

These books provide an overview of film through the decades of the 20th & 21st centuries.  Previous decades can be accessed through this link to WorldCAT:  Screen Decades series.  

Databases & Video Sources

Additional Film Research Sources

Sources for Film Reviews

Primary Source Research

When studying film, primary sources include not only the film itself but analyzing the cultural scene and film artifacts (press releases, media kits) at the time that the film was made. Search the databases below to find magazine, newspaper, and other news/information sources that were published when the film was released.  

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