Definitions

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  • n. The industry of films and filmmaking.
  • n. The fictitious world where films are set.

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Examples

  • But Hollywood shekels in the current economic crisis are thin, particularly so when trying to finance what the fresh princes of filmland dismiss as low earning "art movies."

    Eric Ehrmann: Memo to Madonna ... The Guys Like Rififi

  • For example, acknowledging that there were Communists everywhere in America, not just in Hollywood, the Tampa Morning Tribune editors argued that the idea that Reds "control filmland or its output is sheer nonsense."

    Caught in the Crossfire: Adrian Scott and the Politics of Americanism in 1940s Hollywood

  • All it needed to be a Sunset Boulevard was a nice, classic filmland murder.

    Dancing with Werewolves

  • The City of Angels, back then, was where an average filmland contract player could earn more in a week than most American families could bring home in a year; where over a million new arrivals had turned Los Angeles into the fifth-biggest city in the country; where fortunes were to be made overnight and–if you believed the newspapers–the fun never stopped.

    Chaplin’s Girl

  • And his ambitious pursuit is unfolding at a moment when race has once more become a troublesome concern in filmland.

    Trials Of A Black Mogul

  • Anatomical anomalies of the famous monsters of filmland

    - Boing Boing

  • But the picture increased its box office take by 50% in its second week or release, something generally unheard of in filmland.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • Most American Indians in filmland had to instead find jobs as extras.

    WFMU's Beware of the Blog

  • The concept is higher than the execution in "Monsters vs. Aliens," a funny enough animated faceoff between some famous monsters of filmland and would-be conquerors of Planet Earth.

    Variety.com

  • Leading from the front, Devdas who has now also entered the kannada filmland with his debut in a kannada movie called 'Venkata in Sankata' recently, showed his class and confidence as he went on to deliver one smashing dialogue after another which sent the crowd into a riot of laughter throughout.

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