filmic

[fil-mik]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of motion pictures: a filmic adaptation of a novel.
2.
containing characteristics resembling those of motion pictures.

Origin:
1925–30; film + -ic

filmically, adverb
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filmic (ˈfɪlmɪk)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to films or the cinema
2.  having characteristics that are suggestive of films or the cinema
 
'filmically
 
adv

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Example sentences
His work is driven by research, not by aesthetics or any filmic lineage.
Filmic depictions often involve a small group of individuals under siege from
  the undead or fleeing a flesh-eating mob.
Time and place are compressed, and filmic conventions may gloss over details
  that have consumed your research hours.
These filmic qualities are, to put it not much higher, well-made clichés.
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