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How should I refer in my prose to a film or TV show that has an original foreign language title and an international title?
When writing about a work known by more than one title, consider your audience. If you are writing for an audience that will know the… Read More
Should I include a time stamp for time-based media when I am paraphrasing rather than quoting?
The MLA recommends making your citations useful to your reader. A time stamp could help your reader locate the scene in a movie, video, or… Read More
How do I cite different versions of a movie trailer from a website like IMDb?
Whenever different versions of a work are available, you must cite the version you are using. If you cite more than one version of a… Read More
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… Read More
Should a film be cited by its title or the director’s name?
Films are collaborative works, so how you cite them depends on the focus of your discussion. If you are focusing on the director’s choices, begin… Read More
How do I cite information about a movie from a website like IMDb?
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… Read More