What you need:

How you format your book/film review citation will vary, depending on the style you use.  But there are some basic elements you will need to know to cite reviews in almost any style.  We will use a review of the book The Hunger Games as an example. This review was published in a magazine called Publishers Weekly, and retrieved from the online database Academic Search Premier:

 

REVIEWER:  Megan Whalen Turner

TITLE OF REVIEW:  The Hunger Games

TITLE OF ITEM BEING REVIEWED:  The Hunger Games

AUTHOR OF ITEM BEING REVIEWED:  Suzanne Collins

PUBLICATION TITLE: Publishers Weekly

PUBLICATION DATE: November 3, 2008

VOLUME: 255

ISSUE: 44

PAGE NUMBER(S): 58

 

Examples

 

MLATurner, Megan Whalen. "The Hunger Games." Rev. of The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins. Publishers Weekly 3 Nov. 2008: 58. Web.
APATurner, M.W. (2008, November 27). The hunger games [Review. of the book The hunger games]. Publishers Weekly, 255(44), 58. Available from Academic Search Premier.

 

For more information

For more information about these citation styles, and citing different types of reviews, use the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL):

MLA Style: Periodicals (Reviews)

APA Style: Articles in Periodicals (Review)