Definition of cinematic
1 : of, relating to, suggestive of, or suitable for motion pictures or the filming of motion pictures cinematic principles and techniques cinematic special effects
2 : filmed and presented as a motion picture cinematic fantasies a cinematic adaptation of a novel
cinematicallyplay \-ˈma-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
Examples of cinematic in a Sentence
a director who has produced some great cinematic moments
Recent Examples of cinematic from the Web
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- For the month of June, the Cleveland Cinematheque presents the films of acclaimed director Lina Wertmuller, kicking off with a 2015 documentary on this cinematic pioneer.
And truth and deception, fittingly, are key themes in Jenkins’s latest cinematic rendering of Wonder Woman.
Her film is a moody meditation on modern living and surveillance, true to the original 10,000-word tale but also beautifully cinematic.
No matter what, Positron CEO Jeffrey Travis has high hopes for the future of cinematic VR.
Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe opens May 27 through Sept. 3, at Queensland Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), in Brisbane, Australia.
Some are as recent as Dogme 95, the cinematic call to arms of Danish filmmakers Lars von Trier and Thomas Vinterberg.
The rich, if somewhat oversaturated, cinematic treatments look weird compared with HD feeds.
As cinematic as Raymond Chandler's writing was, screen adaptations somehow never equalled the wit and the wisdom of his books.
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CINEMATIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cinematic for English Language Learners
: of or relating to movies
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