Example sentences for: impresses

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  • What impresses me, in fact, is that with all the blather about "the new," there is a hunger for history, and for many people, the old is more relevant than the new.

  • A most detailed and circumstantial account of its genesis, which more than a little impresses me, also traces its origin to the Torbay area and a comic, but not of the Grock variety.

  • The second free-spirit-mom-on-the-run-with-teen-age-daughter story in three months receives much better reviews than the first ( Anywhere But Here ): It "impresses with its freshly considered action and total avoidance of the stale and routine" (Jay Carr, the Boston Globe ). British stage actress Janet McTeer's performance as the mother stands out, and the low-budget, genuine feeling of the film results in "one of the few movies ever made that doesn't feel like a movie," in which the characters "throb and course with life" (Stephen Hunter, the Washington Post ). (Click to read David Edelstein's review in Slate .)

  • Sam Raimi's dark morality fable impresses the critics: It's a "rivetingly accomplished crime thriller" (Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly ). As two brothers who happen on millions of dollars in a plane that's crashed into a snow bank, Bill Paxton and Billy Bob Thornton turn in performances that "can be described only as flawless" (Roger Ebert, the Chicago Sun-Times ). The reviewers have some reservations: The moral deterioration of the characters is hard to watch, and the inevitability of the plot's outcome can be stifling.

  • The testimony clearly impresses the commissioners and seems especially to impress the three nonaligned commissioners who will be the swing votes on the June 1999 report.


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