a motion picture with an often grim urban setting, photographed in somber tones and permeated by a feeling of disillusionment, pessimism, and despair.
a gangster thriller, made esp in the 1940s in Hollywood characterized by contrasty lighting and often somewhat impenetrable plots
1958, from French, literally “black film,” from noir (12c.), from Latin niger (see Negro).
[fil-mog-ruh-fee] /fɪlˈmɒg rə fi/ noun, plural filmographies. 1. a collection of writings about motion pictures, especially detailed essays dealing with specific . 2. a listing of motion pictures by actor, director, genre, etc., and usually including pertinent facts about the production of each . /fɪlˈmɒɡrəfɪ/ noun 1. a list of the films made by a […]
noun another term for pay-per-view, a system where one places an order for a movie to watch
noun, Photography. 1. a number of sheets of film arranged one over the other and connected so that they can be exposed successively. noun 1. a box containing several sheets of film for use in a plate camera
noun 1. a photographic device for producing a sound strip on a motion-picture film.