[Wikipedia-l] "(film)" vs. "(movie)"

Brion VIBBER brion at pobox.com
Fri Aug 30 01:37:08 UTC 2002

lcrocker at nupedia.com wrote:
> I notice that we have about 50-60 pages titled "XXX (movie)",
> and maybe a dozen titled "XXX (film)".  I'd like to see these
> merged, and obviously it's less work to settle on "(movie)"
> as our standard.  Are there any film buffs out there with a
> good argument why our standard should be "(film)", or why there
> might actually be a distiction?

"Film" is slightly more highbrow. (But still below "pièce du cinéma"...) 
  Using "movie" won't hurt nuthin' but my pride.

-- brion vibber (brion @ pobox.com)

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