Basic publication facts about a movie (e.g., the title, director, year of release) should be taken from the version of the movie you watch, when possible. Other movie information published on a Web site will likely fall into two categories: common knowledge and information that requires documentation—that is, information, analysis, and wording specific to the Web site.
Details about a movie (e.g., awards received, filming locations) that can be corroborated by numerous reference works usually do not need to be documented.
If you watch a film, you should generally recount its plot in your own words. If, . . .
Published 29 January 2018