film·​ic | \ ˈfil-mik How to pronounce filmic (audio) \

Definition of filmic

: of, relating to, or resembling motion pictures

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Other Words from filmic

filmically \ ˈfil-​mi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce filmically (audio) \ adverb

Examples of filmic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Plot, that filmic engine, was mostly just a means to an end for Morrison., "Upcoming movie events here and about," 11 Aug. 2018 Inspired by trompe l’oeil and filmic set painting, Gomez uses a multitude of techniques to stitch together disparate aspects of the Los Angeles landscape in ways that channel the hyperreal. Los Angeles Times, "Datebook: How L.A. photographer George Rodriguez chronicled every corner of the city," 17 Oct. 2019 Having had a bigger budget to play with, Fellowes promises banquets, balls and military parades done on a filmic scale in the new feature., "‘Downton Abbey’ creators on movie sequels: ‘It’s all down to how much the fans take to it’," 9 Sep. 2019 Perhaps direct cinema’s sense of filmic intimacy had a predecessor after all. Eric Harvey, Los Angeles Times, "Remember rock stars? With Bob Dylan and ‘Dont Look Back,’ D.A. Pennebaker invented the ideal," 4 Aug. 2019 By insisting that filmic violence and real violence are so separate, though, Tarantino is working from an incoherent justification of his own. Spencer Kornhaber, The Atlantic, "Quentin Tarantino’s Ultimate Statement on Movie Violence," 2 Aug. 2019 The filmic Persians are uniformly dark and effeminate. Myke Cole, The New Republic, "The Sparta Fetish Is a Cultural Cancer," 1 Aug. 2019 The baked-in filmic qualities of the overture provided a fitting soundtrack for the movie that is the foundation of Mr. Kratzer’s production. Joshua Barone, New York Times, "Review: A New ‘Tannhäuser’ Brings Burger King to Bayreuth," 26 July 2019 Once again, the joint force of Schwarzenegger and James Cameron unleash the full power of big-budget filmmaking, exploding the frame with all the filmic firepower of state of the art wizardry and robust storytelling. Duane Byrge, The Hollywood Reporter, "'True Lies': THR's 1994 Review," 15 July 2019

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First Known Use of filmic

1915, in the meaning defined above

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16 Jan 2020

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“Filmic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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