FILM AND ENTERTAINMENT
Terms in this set (52)
the series of events that form the story of a novel, play, film/movie, etc
Ex: A conventional____ about love and marriage.
the place and time at which the action of a play, novel, etc. takes place
Ex: short stories with a contemporary _______.
the performance of a part or role in a drama
Ex: The ______ was excellent!
dangerous and difficult actions that somebody does to entertain people, especially as part of a film/movie
Ex: He does all his own ______.
a part of a film/movie, play, etc. that shows a scene that happened earlier in time than the main story
Ex: The events that led up to the murder were shown in a series of _________.
shots taken very close to somebody/something so that it shows a lot of detail
Ex: a ________ of a human eye
a person in charge of a film/movie or play who tells the actors and staff what to do
For example: Steven Spielberg is probably the most famous ________ in the world.
the most exciting part of a play, piece of music, etc. that usually happens near the end
Ex: The film's powerful ______ is the murder of Nancy by her lover Bill Sikes.
a part of a film/movie, play or book in which the action happens in one place or is of one particular type
Ex: The movie opens with a ______ in a New York apartment.
a scene in a film/movie that is filmed continuously by one camera
Ex: the opening ______ of a character walking across a desert
the large flat surface that films/movies or pictures are shown on
the place at a theatre, cinema/movie theater, etc. where the tickets are sold
The movie has been a huge _______ success (= many people have been to see it).
someone who writes screenplays (scripts)
the words that are written for a film/movie (= the script ), together with instructions for how it is to be acted and filmed
Ex: She won an Oscar for the movie's screenplay.
conversations in a book, play, or film/movie
Ex: The film has long shots and not much _______.
A view or picture taken from above
to prepare a film/movie or tape by removing parts of it or putting them in a different order
passageway between seating areas as in an auditorium
a person or an animal in a book, play or film/movie
Ex: a major/minor _______ in the film
the first public performance of a film/movie or play
Ex: The movie will have its premiere in July.
a person who has the main part, or one of the main parts, in a film/movie, play, etc
Ex: She was the _____ of many popular television series.
the clothes worn by actors in a play or film/movie, or worn by somebody to make them look like something else
Ex: The actors were still in ________ and make-up.
to release a film
To make it available to the public
Ex: The film will be ________ next month.
the words spoken by an actor in a play or film/movie
Ex: to learn your ______.
an actor's part in a play, film/movie, etc
Ex: It is one of the greatest roles she has played.
Ex: Who is in the leading ____ (= the most important one)?
the way a person performs in a play, concert, etc
Ex: an Oscar-winning _________ from Kate Winslet
an occasion at which you can see a film/movie, a show, etc. before it is shown to the general public
Ex: a press _______ (= for journalists only)
a place where a play is performed or part of a film/movie is filmed
Ex: The cast must all be on (the) ____ by 7 in the morning.
a report in a newspaper or magazine, or on the Internet, television or radio, in which somebody gives their opinion of a book, play, film/movie, etc
Ex: His latest film got good/bad/mixed/rave _________.
all the music, speech and sounds that are recorded for a film/movie (noun)
For example: The __________ of 'Casablanca' took weeks to edit.
to place the action of a play, novel or film/movie in a particular place, time, etc (verb)
For example: The novel is _____ in London in the 1960s.
to be in charge of actors in a play, or a film/movie, or musicians in an orchestra, etc (verb)
For example: She prefers to act rather than ________.
a book, film/movie, play, etc. that continues the story of an earlier one (noun)
For example: a ________ to the hit movie 'Madagascar'
to replace the original speech in a film/movie or television programme with words in another language (verb)
For example: an American movie ______bed into Italian
a person who has the main part, or one of the main parts, in a film/movie, play, etc (noun)
For example: She was the _______ of many popular television series.
to have one of the main parts in a film/movie, play, etc (verb)
For example: She ______red opposite Cary Grant in 'Bringing up Baby'.
all the people who act in a film
For example: The ______ of 'Oceans 11' includes George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Matt Damon.
the people who watch a film in a cinema
For example: The film was so gripping that the _______ were silent!
images, often created by a computer
For example: A lot of science fiction films rely on ________ ________ to create the locations for their stories.
a person in a film who has a small unimportant part
For example: 300 ________s were used to film the crowd scenes.
translation of the dialogue of a film into another language
For example: I watched the film with English ___________.
base sth on sth
to use an idea, a fact, a situation, etc. as the point from which something can be developed
For example: The Harry Potter films were _______d _____ books by J.K. Rowling.
to film in a place outside a film studio
For example: 'Notting Hill' was filmed _____ ________ in London.
play the part of
to have a particular role in a film
For example: Daniel Radcliffe _______ed ____ _____ ____ Harry Potter in all 8 films.
a film/movie that has a lot of exciting action and adventure
a film/movie that is intended to be funny, usually with a happy ending
a type of film/movie that is designed to frighten people
a film/movie in which part or all of the story is told using songs and often dancing
a type of film/movie that is based on imagined scientific discoveries of the future, and often deals with space travel and life on other planets
a play or film/movie with an exciting story, especially one about crime or spying
a film/movie or book about life in the western US in the 19th century, usually involving cowboys
new film version of an earlier movie
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