- From French cinéphile. (Wiktionary)
- French cinéphile : ciné, cinema; see cineaste + -phile, -phile. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“A cineaste is a filmmaker that is informed by a love of the cinema, whereas as a cinephile is a mere admirer of film.”
“That guy isn't just a "cinephile", he is something else.”
“Loach at his best produces some of the best this country has to offer in filmmaking, and he belongs to a great traditio of social realism - presumably Tim Almond and his 'cinephile' friends would be happier with more Billy Elliots and Calendar Girls?”
“Even the most intensely cinephile guys—they have zero interest.”
“DVD Focus 'Georges Méliès, First Wizard Of the Cinema' (2008) Looking for a Christmas present that will dazzle a cinephile friend (or bring you up to speed on the seminal figure that inspired Martin Scorsese to do what he did in "Hugo")?”
“Hollywood movies about moviemaking are always a treat for a cinephile and he layers in so many references, and does it so well.”
“While the red carpet presentations at the 34th Starz Denver Film Festival feature Oscar-worthy films with box-office potential, there are enough under-the-radar temptations to please the most critical cinephile.”
“The latter aspect likely appeals greatly to Scorsese, as he is as great a film historian and cinephile as he is a filmmaker.”
“But Tarantino is renowned for being a cinephile as well as a filmmaker.”
“As Itard attempts to rescue Victor, so the great film critic André Bazin rescued Truffaut, bringing him into his home and encouraging him as a writer and cinephile.”
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