art house

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Since its release May 4, its grosses have exceeded $11 million, a remarkable achievement in 2018 for a specialty film (whether nonfiction, art house or foreign). John Anderson, New York Times, "Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Mister Rogers: Hollywood’s Newest Breakout Stars," 26 June 2018 The Pluto Moment begins with a once-famous art house director visiting his film-star wife on the shoot of an actioner, high atop a Shanghai skyscraper. Clarence Tsui, The Hollywood Reporter, "'The Pluto Moment' ('Ming Wang Xing Shi Ke'): Film Review | Cannes 2018," 23 May 2018 As usual, independent and art house releases included more LGBTQ characters. NBC News, "GLAAD study finds LGBTQ representation in film fell in 2017," 23 May 2018 And for a mainstream platform like Netflix, international doesn’t mean art house. Glenn Kenny, New York Times, "The Bounty of Netflix International," 29 June 2018 As usual, independent and art house releases included more LGBTQ characters. NBC News, "GLAAD study finds LGBTQ representation in film fell in 2017," 23 May 2018 The addition of Drafthouse would bring more choices to Detroit's underserved film fans — and some new competition for existing art house movie theaters, the sources of titles outside the studio mainstream supply of superheroes and action thrillers. Julie Hinds, Detroit Free Press, "Alamo Drafthouse planned for Midtown Detroit," 6 June 2018 As usual, independent and art house releases included more LGBTQ characters. NBC News, "GLAAD study finds LGBTQ representation in film fell in 2017," 23 May 2018 As usual, independent and art house releases included more LGBTQ characters. NBC News, "GLAAD study finds LGBTQ representation in film fell in 2017," 23 May 2018

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1925, in the meaning defined above

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art house

noun

English Language Learners Definition of art house

: a movie theater that shows mostly foreign movies and movies that are made by small companies : a building where art films are shown

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