movie movie  /ˈmu vi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement

Usage(s):

  1. Adapting Cormac McCarthy's novel, Joel and Ethan Coen have fashioned a nearly mainstream action movie that is dry, funny, beautifully acted, thrillingly cinematic.
  2. Hannah Montana: The Movie may work on an emotional frequency that only dogs and tween girls can detect, but the G-rated movie amassed enough of them to be the weekend's top film.
  3. Even for a January splatter-fest movie, the Diane Lane gorefest is cruel and unusual punishment both for the cast and crew, and defenseless moviegoers.

News

  1. Movie poster featuring a slimmed-down Melissa McCarthy draws ire

    The studio behind the female buddy flick "The Heat" is probably hoping the movie will be huge. But there is some controversy overseas about something connected to the film that doesn't appear to be as big.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNN

  2. Movie industry currently in valley, not peak

    The movie industry has peaks and valleys. And I think it’s safe to say we’re mainly in a valley right now.I make a list of the movies I have to see in the theaters every summer. It’s...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Portales News-Tribune

  3. Movie in Park scheduled

    The Movie in the Park Saturday, June 15, is “Madagascar 3.” The movie starts at 9 p.m. in Huckleberry Park.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Hannibal Courier-Post

Quotes

  1. "When I was a kid the only way I saw movies was from the back seat of my family's car at the drive-in movie," Whitaker said. "It wasn't my reality to think I would be acting in movies, so receiving this honor tonight tells me it's possible....
    on Feb 25, 2007 By: Forest Whitaker Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "There is no need for funeral arrangements," said Michael Patrick King, who will direct the film. "I assure you that Mr. Big is a very `big' part of the `Sex and the City' movie."
    on Aug 10, 2007 By: Michael Patrick King Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. Mr. Burton, whose work is currently featured in a retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art, said in a statement, "After spending my early life watching triple features and 48-hour horror movie marathons, I'm finally ready for this."
    on Jan 25, 2010 By: Tim Burton Source: New York Times

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