To credit the creator of subtitles, follow the MLA format template. If you substantively refer to or quote from the subtitles while discussing other aspects of the film, provide the name of the person who created the subtitles, if known, in the “Other contributors” slot: Burge, Stuart, director. Othello. Performances by Laurence Olivier . . .
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If I am citing a film based on a literary work, should I include the name of the literary work’s author in my entry?
No. A film based on a book is a work of art in its own right, separate from the book. The author of the book should not be mentioned in . . .
Citing a screenplay is different from citing a film. The text of a screenplay that you consult will have its own authors and publication information. There is no need to provide information about the film itself . . .
. . . republished excerpt, you should document the work in which the excerpt appears, not the original source. Thus, to cite a scene that has been excerpted from a film and republished on a Web site, follow the MLA format template and include the title or description of the scene as the title of the source and . . .
. . . and location of the performance: Ebb, Fred, lyricist. “Mein Herr.” Cabaret, music by John Kander, Roundabout Theatre Company, 24 Apr. 2014, Studio 54, New York. Film . . .
. . . knowledge and information that requires documentation—that is, information, analysis, and wording specific to the Web site. Common Knowledge Details about a movie (e.g., awards received, film . . .
It depends. MLA style minimizes the use of abbreviations in prose, but if in certain contexts the abbreviation is more common than the spelled out term, use the abbreviation. For example, you might refer to a 3-D movie rather than a three-dimensional movie, but you might write a two-dimensional surface rather than a 2-D surface. If you are citing the title of a published work that includes the abbreviations, use the abbreviations. If you are supplying the title of your own work, be consistent: use whichever form—abbreviation or spelled-out term—that you have used in your paper.
How should I cite an article from a journal that uses article numbers and starts pagination anew for each article?
. . . title of the journal are sufficient to lead your reader to the article. Boyd, James W., and Tetsuya Nishimura. “Shinto Perspectives in Miyazaki’s Anime Film Spirited Away.” Journal of Religion and Film, vol. 8, no. 3, Oct. 2004. Digital Commons@UNO, digitalcommons .unomaha.edu/jrf . . .
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The in-text citation for a film should key to a works-cited-list entry. If you list a film under its title, you must refer to the title in your writing or cite it parenthetically: Point of No Return, a remake of Nikita . . .