mov·​ie·​dom | \ ˈmü-vē-dəm How to pronounce moviedom (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web What’s at stake is the professional environment that can allow moviedom to tell authentic stories about people who are not just blond, blue-eyed and late for their appointment with their feng shui consultant., "Feedback: Galaxy’s Edge and the cartooning of Arab culture," 22 June 2019 Her scenes with Kidman can be deliciously uncomfortable as two of moviedom’s most sublime actors demonstrate the great white ritual dance around feelings. Hank Stuever, Twin Cities, "‘Big Little Lies’ returns. This time with Meryl Streep.," 6 June 2019 Her scenes with Kidman can be deliciously uncomfortable as two of moviedom’s most sublime actors demonstrate the great white ritual dance around feelings. Washington Post, "‘Big Little Lies’ returns with more (and still more) of its exquisite, high-end suffering," 6 June 2019 Style is a language, and to turn away from Suspiria‘s fuchsia-blood-splattered, art nouveau gothic bordello-a-go-go aesthetic is to deprive yourself of one of moviedom’s great visual pleasures. Stephanie Zacharek, Time, "The Artfully Made Hereditary Is the Latest Horror Film to Elevate the Genre," 7 June 2018 Exactly how many will get the coveted call to be part of moviedom’s most exclusive club remains to be seen. Josh Rottenberg,, "Motion picture academy prepares to add new members as diversity push continues," 22 June 2018 Cannes remains perhaps the most supreme and heightened realm of moviedom, but its rarified stature has been increasingly challenged by both the era of #MeToo and the age of Netflix. Jake Coyle,, "Is Cannes ready to adapt to the age of #MeToo?," 6 May 2018 These aren’t moviedom’s irritatingly token strong chicks, the tough babes with sizable biceps and skills but no real roles. Manohla Dargis, New York Times, "Review: ‘Black Panther’ Shakes Up the Marvel Universe," 6 Feb. 2018 At the same time, the agreement means that one of moviedom's most celebrated studios, 20th Century Fox, will be downsized, with some operations folded into Walt Disney Studios or refocused to make films designed for online distribution. Anchorage Daily News, "Disney makes a deal for 21st Century Fox, reshaping the entertainment landscape," 14 Dec. 2017

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1915, in the meaning defined above

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“Moviedom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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