Example sentences for: adventure-drama

How can you use “adventure-drama” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Excellent coverage all around for this offbeat Gulf War adventure-drama directed by David O. Russell ( Flirting With Disaster ). The "blisteringly funny" story of a group of soldiers who plot to steal hidden Iraqi bullion "works both as a rousing action adventure movie and as a subversion of the genre" (David Ansen, Newsweek ). The stars, George Clooney, Ice Cube, Mark Wahlberg, and Spike Jonze, all give excellent turns, but the director is universally singled out: He has created "some kind of weird masterpiece" that "sings with the exhilaration of pure filmmaking" (Roger Ebert, the Chicago Sun-Times ). Strangely enough, the one negative review comes from the New York Times ' usually chipper Janet Maslin, who complains that the wacky camera style and tricks with film stock are "inadvertently distracting" and that the film doesn't pick up speed until the second half, when it's "too little, too late."

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