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movie

[′mü·vē]
(graphic arts)

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See Film.

movie

A film-based or video-based motion picture. Major motion pictures are sometimes shot on film and video at the same time. Directors may prefer the effect film delivers, but video enables instant playback. In order to be transmitted or distributed electronically, movies captured on film must be scanned into a digital video format. See digital cinema, camcorder and video format.
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If impugning TV-based movies as especially sullied by greed is myopic, then excoriating them as a sign of Hollywood's creative exhaustion borders on total blindness.
Bad movies were certainly an easy target for cheap laughs - made even easier by the fact that the Medveds obviously hadn't seen many of the movies they so gleefully lampooned.
For instance, in recent decades several movies have employed what the Gabbards call "the faceless psychiatrist,' who has few, if any, identifying traits.
With Mimic, users have a choice between quickly creating standalone movies or producing multi-movie collections based on projects.
When Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz were riding high in 1953 as the stars of ``I Love Lucy,'' they decided to capitalize on their show's popularity by signing to do the movie ``The Long, Long Trailer.
His first movie as a solo producer, Love at First Sight, starring a young Dan Aykroyd as its blind hero, remains not only better than most Canadian movies but also significantly underrated.
marketing to an audience that, by and large, doesn't go to the movies.
At the same time, there's a growing ancillary market for movies in the form of cable and other TV outlets, including the video cassette boutiques that have become a new fixture on Main Street.
I guess you could say I was an obsessive moviegoer even then, as long as the movies were active and exciting.
In American movies, death tends to be an event, either a cathartic punch line that snaps the intricately crafted spell of suspense ("Go ahead.
Sources Used by US Internet Users to Get Information about Movies and Television Shows, April 2005 (% of respondents)