Origin of cinema
Related Words for cinematicvisual, pictorial, vivid, accurate, detailed, faithful, graphic, lifelike, minute, natural, picturesque, precise, realistic, filmic
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Contemporary Examples of cinematic
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January 2, 2015
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December 8, 2014
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October 25, 2014
It has killed over 200 people on screen, plenty of cinematic conventions regarding good taste, and at least one movie theater.How to Save Silent Movies: Inside New Jersey’s Cinema Paradiso
October 2, 2014
Twilight is a good story, and the idea of its two cinematic leads falling in love makes it an even better one.Dear Rabid, Racist Twihards: Stop Trolling Robert Pattinson’s New Belle
September 30, 2014
Historical Examples of cinematic
Why not take a further wrinkle from the cinematic drama and throw upon the screen a succinct rsum of the previous argument?
- a place designed for the exhibition of films
- (as modifier)a cinema seat
- the art or business of making films
- films collectively
Word Origin for cinema
1914, in the movies sense, from French cinématique (1917), from cinéma (see cinema). Related: Cinematically.
1899, "a movie hall," from French cinéma, shortened from cinématographe "motion picture projector and camera," coined 1890s by Lumiere brothers, who invented it, from Latinized form of Greek kinemat-, comb. form of kinema "movement," from kinein "to move" (see cite) + graphein "to write" (see -graphy). Meaning "movies collectively, especially as an art form" recorded by 1914. Cinéma vérité is 1963, from French.