adjective Also the·at·ric.
- dramatic performances, now especially as given by amateurs.
- artificial or histrionic actions.
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Even if movies wind up making most of their revenue when they get to on-demand and streaming platforms, their enduring value is still created and unleashed during theatrical runs.Did Warner Bros. just kill movie theaters? Not by a long shot.|Ann Hornaday|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
Even as its moves its 2021 titles to HBO Max, it is currently shooting a new take on “The Batman,” an expensive movie with star Robert Pattinson, the expense of which can only be recouped with a major theatrical release.In major break from tradition, Warner Bros. moves all its 2021 movies to HBO Max|Steven Zeitchik|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
Google fires a leading researcher, Stripe launches a new banking service and WarnerMedia shakes up the theatrical business model.Daily Crunch: Google fires co-lead of its Ethical AI team|Anthony Ha|December 3, 2020|TechCrunch
Some of the talent involved in your movies can receive payouts based in part on theatrical revenues.WarnerMedia’s CEO explains why he’s blowing up the movie business|Peter Kafka|December 3, 2020|Vox
The alternative is allowing studios to skip theatrical runs completely and put their new content exclusively online.Warner Bros. to release all 2021 films on HBO Max and in theaters|Verne Kopytoff|December 3, 2020|Fortune
I think the story feels so real to people that despite its theatricality and surrealism, they often dwell on the realism.Rebecca Miller on Broadway’s ‘Death of a Salesman’ Revival|Rebecca Miller|June 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
What it did do, however, was remind everyone what fashion was before it became thick with theatricality and flamboyance.
To add to the theatricality, actors are engaged to entertain guests with performances of the most offending passages.
He knew that he had to live that kiss down, and to live down also the charge of theatricality.The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories|Arnold Bennett
Your credentials,” he added with a touch of theatricality, “will consist of a single word.The International Spy|Allen Upward
And because of this theatricality in Gaston's attitude, she lost something of the fullness of joy of this supreme moment.Petticoat Rule|Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
Genius lies in the instincts; goodness too; all consciousness is theatricality.Philosophy and The Social Problem|Will Durant
And neither had any of that theatricality which demands gestures and facial expression.Ann Veronica|H. G. Wells