moviedom

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

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Examples of moviedom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Others in Hollywood, especially those on the upper end of moviedom’s caste system, are still working, albeit remotely. Nicole Sperling, BostonGlobe.com, "Neither lights, camera, nor action," 19 Apr. 2020 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. latimes.com, "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 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, latimes.com, "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, chicagotribune.com, "Is Cannes ready to adapt to the age of #MeToo?," 6 May 2018

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1915, in the meaning defined above

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“Moviedom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moviedom. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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