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cinematic

[ sin-uh-mat-ik ]
/ ˌsɪn əˈmæt ɪk /
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adjective
having to do with movies, as either an industry or an art form: The book explores Andy Warhol's cinematic work, focusing on ten films in detail.
(of a movie) showing a high level of artistry; grand and visually impressive: This film is filled with sweeping, cinematic shots of the surrounding countryside, to the point where the setting almost becomes a third character.
having qualities or using techniques associated with good movies, such as drama, emotional intensity, visual or sonic artistry, epic narrative, etc.: Poetic and strikingly cinematic, her exquisitely written novel illuminates the strange tightrope we are all walking in the radically altered landscape post-9/11.
noun
(in a video game) a short video or scripted event scene between stages of interactive play, often to introduce a new level, develop a character, or advance the plot: This year's NHL game has a lot of the same animations, cinematics between faceoffs, commentary tracks, and graphics.
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Origin of cinematic

OTHER WORDS FROM cinematic

cin·e·mat·i·cal·ly, adverbun·cin·e·mat·ic, adjective
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