film film  /ˈfɪlm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement
  2. (n) a medium that disseminates moving pictures
  3. (n) photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies
  4. (n) a thin coating or layer
  5. (n) a thin sheet of (usually plastic and usually transparent) material used to wrap or cover things
  6. (v) make a film or photograph of something
  7. (v) record in film

Usage(s):

  1. Like reality TV, a reality film is supercheap, and as Jackass proved, there's an audience willing to pay $9 for what it gets free on television.
  2. TIFF is a key showcase for films with Oscar pretensions.
  3. In 85 years, the Titanic tragedy has spawned a dozen or so film and TV adaptations.

News

  1. "Window Film Works" Photo Contest

        Customers who prove that window film worked are eligible to win up to $4,000 KINGSPORT, Tenn. - June 18, 2013 - Gila® window film not only improves the look and performance of windows, they are a smart ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Thomson Reuters ONE via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Film Has Grain

    Film has grain. I love grain. In my photographs, grain is often part of the image. For example, if I'm shooting a stark or desolate scene, I know the grain will be a major component in the photograph. The picture that illustrates this article was taken on a foggy winter day at the beach.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PDNonline

  3. Company to Film Tareq Salahi's Gubernatorial Campaign Faces Legal Problems

    Film company is facing legal problems, accusations of fraud.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: US News & World Report

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Quotes

  1. A film has been in the works since February, and star Kiefer Sutherland says he and executive producer Howard Gordon are "excited about the opportunity to create the feature film version of 24."
    on Mar 29, 2010 By: Kiefer Sutherland Source: E! Online (blog)

  2. "In `Brokeback Mountain,' he was unique, he was perfect," said Day-Lewis, already an Oscar winner for "My Left Foot." "That scene in the trailer at the end of the film is as moving as anything I think I've ever seen."
    on Jan 27, 2008 By: Daniel Day-Lewis Source: CNN

  3. "It looked like a disaster film," said Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge.
    on Jun 1, 2004 By: Tom LaBonge Source: Chicago Tribune

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