Have you bought any film for the camera?
We haven't had the film developed yet.
He's interested in making films about war.
We'll start the film at 10:00.
He studied film in college.
the protective film over a shark's eye
A film of ice covered the sidewalk. Verb
Television news crew members came to film the interview.
She filmed the children playing. See More
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Not just inspired by the 1954 film, Yamazaki also references his favorite film of the series: 2001’s absolutely gonzo Godzilla, Mothra, and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack.—Christopher Cruz, Rolling Stone, 30 Nov. 2023 As the film progresses, the trade is portrayed as both a risky and unfortunate way to earn a living and a way to maintain fierce agency, a duality that Sholl witnessed firsthand.—Holly Jones, Variety, 30 Nov. 2023 The lucky golden ticket holders will be put up in incredible suites inspired by the film.—Kaitlyn McInnis, Forbes, 30 Nov. 2023 Director Tim Burton announced that the sequel to his 1988 classic film has just wrapped production.—Christy Piña, The Hollywood Reporter, 30 Nov. 2023 The band opened for the Clash in 1984 and acted alongside Strummer in the 1987 film Straight To Hell, and recorded a track together under the alias the Astro-Physicians, before Strummer was enlisted to produce the band’s fifth album Hell’s Ditch.—Al Shipley, SPIN, 30 Nov. 2023 Director Joseph McGinty Nichol, known professionally as McG, previously opened up to PEOPLE about what makes the film different from other body-swap comedies.—Ingrid Vasquez, Peoplemag, 30 Nov. 2023 Yet what truly offends French opinion about the film is a very French thing: the failure to sufficiently dramatize administrative excellence.—Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker, 30 Nov. 2023 What about as a film critic and festival programmer from elsewhere?—Margy Rochlin, Los Angeles Times, 30 Nov. 2023
Next, Kardashian filmed a selfie video in which daughter Chicago West, 5, appeared to be asleep during the show.—Jenny Haward, Peoplemag, 18 Nov. 2023 Selling Sunset also filmed here in episode three of season one.—Michelle Duncan, The Hollywood Reporter, 18 Nov. 2023 After filming an event at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., the team — which didn’t include O’Connor that day — went to the beach, where Baez wanted to go for a swim.—Ann Hornaday, Washington Post, 18 Nov. 2023 After an extended hiatus, the second half of season five of Yellowstone will begin filming in late spring of 2024, Deadline reports.—Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, 17 Nov. 2023 Some of the interiors would be tougher for people to visit, but the Capitol classroom was filmed in an old medical facility that’s now a museum, [Tieranatomisches Theater].—Emily Zemler, Condé Nast Traveler, 17 Nov. 2023 In the fourth and fifth videos, Baldwin stops filming to check on the safety of the crew.—Chloe Melas, NBC News, 16 Nov. 2023 As well as being home to Barbie’s Dreamhouse the 200-acre site in Leavesden, Hertfordshire is also being used to film the forthcoming Wonka, inspired by Roald Dahl’s Charlie & The Chocolate Factory and starring Timothée Chalamet.—Orianna Rosa Royle, Fortune Europe, 16 Nov. 2023 San Diego officials are also analyzing competing cities’ filming incentives and regulations, promoting San Diego at trade shows and posting all the area’s scenic vistas on websites used by film industry location scouts.—David Garrick, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 Nov. 2023 See More
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Middle English filme, from Old English filmen; akin to Greek pelma sole of the foot, Old English fell skin — more at fell
First Known Use
before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a