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How to Find Articles for your Film Analysis Assignment

Recommended Databases

Citing a Film (MLA Handbook, page 328)

Work cited entry for film with one publisher

Opening Night. Directed by John Cassavetes, Faces Distribution, 1977.

Citing the Comment Section (MLA Handbook, page 326)

From the Comment Section

Max the Pen. Comment on "Why They're Wrong." The Economist, 29 Sept. 2016, 6:06 p.m., 

Time Stamps (MLA Handbook, page 250)

Cite the relevant time or time span if it is displayed. Give the numbers of the hours, minutes, and seconds as displayed in your media player, separating the numbers with colons, with no space on either side. 


Buffy's promise that "there's not going to be any incidents like at my old school" is obviously not one that she can keep ("Buffy" 00:03:16-17). 

Works Cited

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Unaired Pilot 1996." YouTube, uploaded by Brian Stowe, 28 Jan. 2012,