film star

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n film star a star who plays leading roles in the cinema
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Quotations

  • Katharine Hepburn
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    “The average Hollywood film star's ambition is to be admired by an American, courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman and have a French boyfriend.”

Usage

In literature:

The thick, yellow sky reminded me of Blade Runner, a science fiction film starring Harrison Ford.
"Take Me for a Ride" by Mark E. Laxer
Since then star-charting with the film has come virtually to supersede the old method.
"A History of Science, Volume 3(of 5)" by Henry Smith Williams
It was a wind from the east which drove a film of cloud across the stars and bore a hint of rain in its freshness.
"Diane of the Green Van" by Leona Dalrymple
She was working on a film of blue material a-glitter with silver beads that twinkled from its folds like stars.
"Carl and the Cotton Gin" by Sara Ware Bassett
They were abducting the young film star.
"Jane Stewardess of the Air Lines" by Ruthe S. Wheeler
CLUB DES FEMMES (Girl's Club in English) an admirable French film starring Danielle Darieux, reviewed at length in THE LADDER.
"Checklist" by Marion Zimmer Bradley
Quaint things, hairy, film-winged, swam between her and the stars.
"Folle-Farine" by Ouida
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In poetry:

Take your hats off to Sal as a film star
She’s a trier, some trooper, some gel
When she goes back to work in the laundry again
Take your shirts and your pants off as well.
"The Sobstuff Sister" by Billy Bennett
In looks of fair unconscious babes,
Or strangely in the coffin'd dead,
Or show of breaking dawn or stars by night,
As some dissolving delicate film of dreams,
Hiding yet lingering.
"A Riddle Song" by Walt Whitman

In news:

The Universal action film starring Mark Wahlberg debuted at No.
FREDONIA - "Trouble with the Curve ," the baseball film starring Clint Eastwood and Amy Adams, is the next featured film in the Cinema Series at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House.
Abrams' film Star Trek Into Darkness, ThinkGeek is now selling pizza cutters crafted in the shape of the original USS Enterprise.
The film stars Jessica Chastain as a C.I.A.
Todd Solondz's strange, oddly moving new film stars Jordan Gelber as Abe, a fat, mid-30-something who lives with his parents and works for his dad (Christopher Walken).
A QUICK BITE Robert Pattinson, right, a star of the film "Twilight," with Catherine Hardwicke, the film's director, and Jamie Marshall, a producer.
Orson Welles directed and stars in "Citizen Kane," one of the films profiled in the 15-hour British miniseries "The Story of Film.
He revealed that on the set of his new film Argo, which he directs and stars in, his co-stars felt they couldn't relax around him when he joined them after filming.
A Drag Film Star, 56.
Set in post-World War II Japan, the Peter Webber-directed film stars Tommy Lee Jones, Matthew Fox and rising Japanese star Eriko Hatsune.
This movie is a wonderful little film starring Natalie Portman and Dustin Hoffman.
Here's a look at 50 TV and film stars over 50, starting with 51-year-old Julianne Moore.
So who better than the film's star, Alan Cumming, to ponder the most memorably unusual families in film history.
The film stars Kristen Stewart, Kirsten Dunst, Sam Riley and Garrett Hedlund.
Today, Topshop releases "Winter Wonderland," its first holiday film starring the ever-fashionable.
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