Vocabulary about movies and books Flashcard

be set in
to place the action of a play, novel or film/movie in a particular place, time, etc (collocation
be based on (a book)
be shot on location
be nominated for an Oscar
be nominated for an Oscar
autobiographical novel
About self and own experiences through a fictional character and setting. Typically alternates details, but the essence is similar
soundtrack
the music in a film
cast
the actors taking part in a play, film, or other production
film crew
film crew
people who help in the shooting of a film
imaginary
imaginary
fictional
magnificient
extraordinarily good or great
audience
The assembled spectators or listeners at an event.
extra
a person engaged temporarily to fill out a crowd scene in a film or play
plot
Sequence of events in a story
scene
A real or fictional episode; a division of an act in a play
script
a set of papers with writing that will be read and acted out
sequel
a story that follows the original
subtitle
text which appears at the bottom of the screen during a film
dubbed
dubbed
a movie in which the original actors’ voices have been replaced with other actors speaking another language
shoot (shot, shot) a film
role
part a person plays in a movie
astonishingly
Surprisingly, in a very surprising way
puppet
marionette,
something controlled by outside forces
steal the show
receive a lot of attention because you give the best performance in a show or other event
well-rounded
having a personality that is fully developed in all aspects
spectacle
something displayed for the public to see
undoubtedly
with certainty, unquestionable
page-turner
very exciting book to read
take my breath away
To cause someone to be out of breath due to a shock.
heart throb
heart throb
a man, typically a celebrity, whose good looks excite romantic feelings in women
dull
(of colors or surfaces) not bright; cloudy; boring; (of edge or sound) not sharp; not rapid; stupid;
rival
competitor, opponent
aim at
direct towards a target

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