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Please see this discussion. Thanks. Lugnuts Fire Walk with Me 18:42, 31 May 2019 (UTC)

Original Soundtrack (disambiguation)Edit

Why it say that original soundtrack "is recorded music accompanying and synchronized to the images of a motion picture, television program, or video game."? OST it's "a commercially released soundtrack album of music as featured in the soundtrack of a film, video, or television presentation" (taken from lead of Soundtrack, where OST is also explained). Eurohunter (talk) 09:01, 11 June 2019 (UTC)

The soundtrack and a soundtrack album are not the same thing. StarcheerspeaksnewslostwarsTalk to me 22:53, 13 June 2019 (UTC)

Request to review Soultaker (film) for FACEdit

The FAC for Soultaker has been going on for over a month and I'm hoping that it can get some more eyes on it before it closes. GamerPro64 22:41, 11 June 2019 (UTC)

The Lord of the Rings (film series)Edit

Hi, I need help with the production section. Since there is the page Production of The Lord of the Rings film series that covers the topic in detail, I think it should be shortened. I would do it, but I'm not that fluent in English and since I should rewrite things to make them shorter, I don't think I can do it. I was thinking in writing a small paragraph like this, which summarizes every production phase. I would appreciate if someone could do this. Thanks. --Mazewaxie 14:53, 15 June 2019 (UTC)

Mission: Impossible – FalloutEdit

Is this the best action film ever made or even the best film ever made in the history of cinema? Does this belong in the lead? Please see Talk:Mission: Impossible – Fallout#Puffery about being the best action film ever made. NinjaRobotPirate (talk) 04:15, 16 June 2019 (UTC)

Someone doesn't understand that cameo is an adjective or a noun, not a verbEdit

I'm seeing a lot of film-related articles inappropriately using "cameo" as a verb. Not sure yet if it's vandalism or just plain ignorance, but cameo is an adjective or noun, not a verb. The trade papers like Variety and The Hollywood Reporter are usually very consistent about this. --Coolcaesar (talk) 02:41, 17 June 2019 (UTC)

I've seen cameo as a verb many times, and Merriam-Webster online includes such a use in its definition. I'm not sure it is an error at all. oknazevad (talk) 03:24, 17 June 2019 (UTC)
I just double-checked several dictionaries. Unfortunately, it looks like Merriam-Webster, American Heritage, and Wiktionary are trying to reflect a language shift that they're seeing in general interest articles written by poorly-trained journalists or by amateur, poorly-educated Wikipedia editors who have no idea what they're doing. If you look at more traditional, conservative sources like Dictionary.com (based on the Random House dictionary), they clearly treat cameo as a noun. I just double-checked the trade papers with a "site:" operator search on Google and verified my recollection. Unlike general interest publications, the entertainment industry publications are created by properly educated professionals who deeply care about the industry's traditions and how to write about them properly. They usually say "made a cameo" or "the cameo" or "his cameo appearance in [film name]." They do not say "[star name] cameoed." --Coolcaesar (talk) 05:00, 17 June 2019 (UTC)

Is this obituary for Suzan Pitt a reliable source?Edit

Animator Suzan Pitt passed away a few days ago, and I finally found this obituary about her, which was helpful in adding some inline citations. Then I realized that some of the sentences appear to be lifted word-for-word right out of Wikipedia's (unreferenced) article about her. Is Animation Magazine reliable? Is this an instance of WP:CIRCULAR? Secundus Zephyrus (talk) 14:42, 18 June 2019 (UTC)

This does sound like an example of CIRCULAR. Obituaries are often written on the hoof (unless we are talking someone really famous) and Wikipedia is a readily available supply of information about the person. If the obituary appears to lift sentences from Wikipedia it is best not to use it. Betty Logan (talk) 16:21, 18 June 2019 (UTC)

Possible MoS proposal on fictional charactersEdit

There's a discussion regarding a potential WP:MOS on all fictional characters. The discussion is at Wikipedia:Village pump (proposals)#Manual of Style for fictional characters?. Lord Sjones23 (talk - contributions) 22:51, 18 June 2019 (UTC)

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