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Hollywood moment

1. A highly dramatic act or moment, as might happen in a film. I'll never forget that Hollywood moment with my first love, standing out in the rain, awaiting the train that would take her away from me forever.
2. A moment or period of time when one or one's actions are featured in a film. The local sheriff had his Hollywood moment this afternoon as a film crew followed his day-to-day activities for an upcoming documentary.
See also: Hollywood, moment

Hollywood

1. mod. having phony glitter. Who is this Hollywood dame who just came in?
2. n. a gaudily dressed person in sunglasses. (Also a term of address.) Ask Hollywood over there to take off his shades and make himself known.
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The fact that Jet Li promoted the Franco-American co-production on "The Tonight Show" further confirms the film's essentially Hollywoodish identity.
Some auds may actually find themselves yearning for the Hollywoodish excess of Cornel Wilde, Michael Rennie and Raymond Massey in William Dieterle's "Omar Khayyam" (1957).
More and more, we see cultural variety being shunted aside in favour of aboring homogeneity, where everybody aspires to speak Hollywoodish, eats burgers, and drink insipid beers that taste like watered down samples from a hospital lab.
But then, I had never met the Nashes, nor had I read Sylvia Nasar's book, so I could enjoy (if that is the right word) the movie on its own Hollywoodish terms.
Keys switched gears admirably from ensemble prison numbers to Aurora's Hollywoodish moves.
Hollywoodish techniques to present those stories," says Noel Holston, a TV and radio columnist for Minneapolis' Star Tribune.
And I guess that is resolved at the end -- it's a bit Hollywoodish, that, almost marrying the waitress, but all the fear and all the aggression is replaced by some kind of love.