adjective Also the·at·ric.
- dramatic performances, now especially as given by amateurs.
- artificial or histrionic actions.
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Movies currently in theatrical release will also be available on-demand, including The Hunt, The Invisible Man, and Emma.How the coronavirus outbreak is roiling the film and entertainment industries|Alissa Wilkinson|September 11, 2020|Vox
After the coronavirus pandemic forced Disney to delay and eventually cancel a global theatrical release of its live-action Mulan earlier this year, the movie debuted on the company’s streaming platform on Friday.Mulan’s Disney+ release is reigniting a boycott movement|Naomi Xu Elegant|September 4, 2020|Fortune
In addition to the upcoming broadcast, the studio has also created a number of documentaries and scripted products, some with scheduled theatrical releases.‘A blueprint for what is going to happen’: Time’s Time 100 franchise on track to double revenue in 2020|Kayleigh Barber|September 3, 2020|Digiday
Hollywood studios subsequently delayed the theatrical releases of their blockbuster movies that were scheduled to come out this summer.The summer movie event of 2020 was released in 2014|Adam Epstein|August 3, 2020|Quartz
The 90-day theatrical exclusivity window dates back to the 1980s, when VHS tapes became popular around the world.Universal’s deal with AMC means seismic shifts in the movie industry|Adam Epstein|July 29, 2020|Quartz
In reality,” Francis said, “theatrical severity and sterile pessimism are often symptoms of fear and insecurity.Pope Francis Denounces the Vatican Elite’s 'Spiritual Alzheimer’s'|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He approaches the composition of a painting rather as a theatrical director might set the scene of a play.
No doubt Smith hopes to paint Glock as a monster once again, and the theatrical complaint pulls no punches.
The classic comedy Ghostbusters is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a theatrical re-release over Labor Day weekend.Viral Video of the Day: 'Ghostbusters' Gets the Lego Treatment|Alex Chancey|August 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We all brought the same excitement about the theatrical element of it.Kerry Washington’s Favorite ‘Scandal’ Season 3 Moments|Kerry Washington|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Apart from theatrical representations and gladiatorial combats, the Romans had an inordinate passion for chariot races.Architecture|Thomas Roger Smith
There was often dryness in his handling, and something too much of the theatrical in his wrecks on rocky shores.A Text-Book of the History of Painting|John C. Van Dyke
And they go about like theatrical managers, distributing parts to each other.Plays by August Strindberg, Third Series|August Strindberg
It is the social lure as well as the theatrical appeal that brings the people there.Europe After 8:15|H. L. Mencken, George Jean Nathan and Willard Huntington Wright
Matthew Carey introduced the third theatrical journal to the Philadelphians.