Adj: Console gamers' way of describing a video game as being an experience similar to a movie, when in reality it's their explanation for having to put up with games running at low frame-rates.
"I prefer 720p/30fps over 1080p/60fps. 30 frames per second would be closer to 24 frames per second in movies, that makes it much more cinematic, so the storytelling in the game will be superior."
by Zaebali April 17, 2014
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1. Related to, or suitable for use in motion pictures.

2. In video games, refers to non-interactive storytelling segments presented in video or animation that are used to introduce the story or bridge between gameplay segments.
1. The live performance of The Lion King was more interesting than the cinematic version.

2. The opening cinematic for World of Warcraft was very cool.
by Mark Giambruno August 25, 2007
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Cinematics means getting the atmosphere of watching a film, like in the cinemas.
"Lets close the curtains and get some popcorn" to make the cinematics
by Ben August 18, 2005
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That annoying stereotyped crouching pose that action movie characters take after landing on their feet from a height. Said character holds the pose long enough for the camera to show how cool they are.

Its been seen in too many movies to mention.
Guy 1: "Wow, dude! She just somersaulted off the building, beheaded the dragon, and finished with a cinematic crouch!"

Guy2: "Cool!"
by BioHazardX March 4, 2012
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A gathering of people that enjoy watching movies. Such gatherings usually do not exceed more that three persons. Blockbuster can be the destination to purchase a movie but it is not recommended. Can also be referred to as the cinematic jambo.
B: cinematic jambo tonight?
M: yes definately. @7
B: are we going to blockbuster?
M: Yikes!! No wayyyy. That guy dan who works there is a creep and he has a poor taste in films.
B: I hate dan. Okay! See you at 7! Cinematic jambouri!
by The gemm daddy July 29, 2009
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The chronic involuntary sleep condition induced by viewing of movies, particularly those shown on a large screen.
Had I known my date had cinematic narcolepsy, I wouldn't have paid for her to take a nine-dollar nap.
by SolarS2 February 13, 2009
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