filmic

adjective
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 filmic (audio) \ adverb

Examples of filmic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Presumably the filmmakers decided that the injustices could speak for themselves without any pumped up filmic pyrotechnics. Peter Rainer, The Christian Science Monitor, "In ‘The Mauritanian,’ Hollywood takes on Guantánamo. Can it do it justice?," 11 Feb. 2021 While Black so often lends to a troubling filmic experience because love, healthy and affirming love, typically takes the backseat to other elements even in projects categorized as Black love stories. Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, "Years Of Traumatic Black Love Stories Left Me Emotionally Unprepared For The Normalcy Of Sylvie’s Love," 30 Dec. 2020 While Black so often lends to a troubling filmic experience because love, healthy and affirming love, typically takes the backseat to other elements even in projects categorized as Black love stories. Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, "Years Of Traumatic Black Love Stories Left Me Emotionally Unprepared For The Normalcy Of Sylvie’s Love," 30 Dec. 2020 While Black so often lends to a troubling filmic experience because love, healthy and affirming love, typically takes the backseat to other elements even in projects categorized as Black love stories. Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, "Years Of Traumatic Black Love Stories Left Me Emotionally Unprepared For The Normalcy Of Sylvie’s Love," 30 Dec. 2020 While Black so often lends to a troubling filmic experience because love, healthy and affirming love, typically takes the backseat to other elements even in projects categorized as Black love stories. Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, "Years Of Traumatic Black Love Stories Left Me Emotionally Unprepared For The Normalcy Of Sylvie’s Love," 30 Dec. 2020 This activity in the visual cortex is presumably why dreams are pictorial and filmic. David Eagleman, Time, "Why Do We Dream? A New Theory on How It Protects Our Brains," 29 Dec. 2020 While Black so often lends to a troubling filmic experience because love, healthy and affirming love, typically takes the backseat to other elements even in projects categorized as Black love stories. Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, "Years Of Traumatic Black Love Stories Left Me Emotionally Unprepared For The Normalcy Of Sylvie’s Love," 29 Dec. 2020 Made at a time when the country’s filmic output was scarce, this classic of the Nuevo Cine Mexicano — a period considered the rebirth of Mexican cinema following an extensive barren era — endures two decades on. Carlos Aguilar, Los Angeles Times, "‘Amores Perros’ at 20: Iñárritu’s symphony of desire still jolts," 19 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of filmic

1915, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

27 Feb 2021

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“Filmic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/filmic. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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