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filmic

[fil-mik] /ˈfɪl mɪk/
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
1925-1930
1925-30; film + -ic
Related forms
filmically, adverb
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Examples from the web for filmic
  • 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.
  • The fun is imagining what form the filmic disquisition will take.
  • Listen to the music as if they themselves were creating it, with a strange filmic pride on their faces.
British Dictionary definitions for filmic

filmic

/ˈfɪlmɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to films or the cinema
2.
having characteristics that are suggestive of films or the cinema
Derived Forms
filmically, adverb
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