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  • I knew what this meant (or thought I did...) the minute I saw it. Great word.

    December 5, 2007

  • I didn't. Might be a great word if I can figure it out :-7

    December 5, 2007

  • Well, the reason I'm still not sure is that it's listed on a "typos and misspellings" list! I can't figure out what *that* part might mean, but I do think I've gone to school with quite a few filmwankers--(it wasn't a film school, though it may as well have been)--the kind of cynical, jaded individuals who, when you ask them their favorite movies, search their dusty and pretentious brains for the most esoteric and unheard-of films that nobody ever watches, in the hope of sounding incredibly knowledgeable and intellectual or impressing everyone around them with what must be their pulsating crania. Also, they never call them "movies," only "films," and the worst of the lot constantly overuse the term "cinema."

    Buncha damn filmwankers.

    December 6, 2007

  • Lol. I have never met anyone who has seen my favourite fillum. I remember being the only person in the cinema that day at South Yarra, which is probably why the thing dropped off the map 3 days after release. I have looked for it on video and DVD in recent years without success. I even tried to track down the director, who seems to have dropped off the map after he was arrested for burglary shortly after the fillum was made.

    December 6, 2007

  • This is a great word. I agree with Chained_Beat wholeheartedly. I would probably also use this word to describe anyone who didn't like The Princess Bride, or anyone who listed Harry Potter as one of their favorite movies.

    Maybe we can also use this to describe people who watch movies based on books but never actually read the book. I'm thinking Jurassic Park, LotR, and "I, Robot"(not actually based on the stories),

    December 6, 2007

  • C_b, I assumed the "typo" part referred to it being a misspelling of filmmakers. But I like this word much better.

    December 7, 2007