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

Definition of filmic

: of, relating to, or resembling motion pictures

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

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As filmic visits with cherished masters go, Fox’s has been well worth the wait. Robert Abele,, "Review: Long-awaited doc ‘Leaving Home, Coming Home’ turns a lens on Robert Frank," 6 June 2019 Viewers who anticipate a filmic celebration of capitalism as a force for cultural good, or alternatively, a condemnation of commodification, will be disappointed. Susan Tallman, The New York Review of Books, "Susan Tallman," 4 Apr. 2019 This was a few years ago—the web series, which also marries crisp, incisive writing with maniacal situations, launched in 2013—and the two were concerned about how their filmic alter egos would translate offscreen. Sally Singer, Vogue, "With Slash, a Fetish for Pop Culture Leads to the Stage," 8 Jan. 2019 The one novelty, E chiaro nella valle il fiume appare, by Guillaume Connesson, wasn’t a household name, but, being both filmic and concise, the music had a familiar ring to it. Peter Dobrin,, "Nicholas Angelich joins Stéphane Denève and Philadelphia Orchestra on musical jaunts," 27 Apr. 2018 But there's no denying the essential sense of beauty and desolation in Sean Penn's filmic take on the story. Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, "The 45 Best Travel Films of All Time," 11 May 2018 At the same time, Curtiz was also an expert stylist, developing a filmic language based around nearly constant movement. Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader, "Film / History The Music Box kicks off a season of Michael Curtiz revivals with the silent melodrama A Million Bid," 20 Apr. 2018 No one stretches the boundaries of filmic-funk like Younge., "Album reviews: Mountain Goats' tribute, Adrian Younge and Joe Grushecky and the Houserockers," 19 Apr. 2018 The resulting portrait grids, with their serial repetition of images, contain elements of Minimalism and Pop Art, as well as of the filmic realism of ’70s auteur directors like Robert Altman. Roberta Smith, Martha Schwendener, Will Heinrich And Jillian Steinhauer, New York Times, "What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week," 18 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of filmic

1915, in the meaning defined above

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