a devoted moviegoer, especially one knowledgeable about the cinema.
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How to use cinephile in a sentence
Whether you’re a gamer, a cinephile, or a sports fan, you want bright, clean images at high frame rates.Giant 4K HDR feeds are no match for the best HDMI cables | Will Fulton | November 12, 2021 | Popular-Science
Baldwin was reportedly aiming the gun directly at the camera — a gesture that was immediately recognizable to cinephiles and experts in early-20th-century film history.The ‘Rust’ scene that Alec Baldwin was rehearsing strikes a familiar and played-out chord | Ann Hornaday | October 28, 2021 | Washington Post
While at first blush, those movies may seem perfect candidates for streaming services, distributors like A24 tend to appeal to the exact cinephiles eager to support filmmakers by attending screenings of their work.What F9's Huge Box Office Haul Means for the Future of Movies Beyond the Pandemic | Eliana Dockterman | June 28, 2021 | Time
Plus, we’ll take you on a globe-trotting cinephile tour from the Middle East to Poland.
That clarity has its uses even while cinephiles wait for screens to catch up.
Indeed, Magnotta was also betrayed by his cinephile bravado.Alleged Killer Magnotta Was Caught Thanks to His Own Carelessness | Tracy McNicoll | June 5, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
And Ahmadinejad himself is not exactly known as a cinephile.
British Dictionary definitions for cinephile
a person who loves films and cinema
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