Screenwriting is the most prized of all the cinematic arts. Actually, it isn't, but it should be. 
- Hugh Laurie


I purposely try to make my music cinematic. I try to inspire visuals even though I'm only an instrument of sound.
- Jessie Reyez


I think I've always been drawn to the notion of talk as cinematic.
- Noah Baumbach


As a kid, as a poor-ish, working-class kid, even visiting America seemed like an impossible dream. Every time I ever went anywhere in America, it always felt cinematic and dreamlike and like a movie from the '70s or something.
- Martin McDonagh


With this silent film, I wanted to hide what was going on in the clinic. I wanted to cover it up in the best cinematic way and in an entertaining manner. 
- Pedro Almodovar


Cinema is a thankless industry where sometimes to appear on the cinematic scenery is a thing for late bloomers and people who are very patient. The places are accounted, and the space is often unwelcoming. Money is rare, and independent voices are muted by the almost complete absence of risk takers.
- Xavier Dolan


The actors are the greatest executors of tone in a film. They're the most important cinematic component.
- Alexander Payne


But actually I make films that I think are extremely sophisticated and cinematic.

- Mike Leigh


Frank Capra, Hollywood's Horatio Alger, lights with more cinematic know-how and zeal than any other director to convince movie audiences that American life is exactly like the 'Saturday Evening Post' covers of Norman Rockwell. 'It's A Wonderful Life,' the latest example of Capracorn, shows his art at a hysterical pitch.

- Manny Farber