Example sentences for: amy

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  • Movie -- Chasing Amy ;

  • As always, critics applaud Sayles' heartfelt liberalism and choice of offbeat subjects, which make him the "most restlessly independent independent filmmaker" (Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly ). But most critics say he "doesn't have a filmmaker's instinct" (Amy Taubin, the Village Voice ). Except in Lone Star , they say, Sayles' dialogue is stilted and his cinematography drab.

  • Most critics call it flat: "a homey compendium of feminist talking points laced with awkward satire" (Janet Maslin, the New York Times ). The film's breakneck speed, mostly showing Perez being pulled in six directions at once, is "a scream--not because it's funny, but because screaming is about all anyone does" (Jack Mathews, New York Newsday ). A few enjoy the high-decibel/high-speed film, such as the Village Voice 's Amy Taubin, who says it's "a tour de force of barely controlled hysteria that's as funny as it's insightful."

  • Judging Amy , a CBS drama premiering tonight at 10 p.m., imitates NBC's Providence , which returns for another season on Friday at 8 p.m., and Providence incarnates a new kind of show second in hotness only to those aimed at teen-agers: the series meant to keep high-spending grown-up women from abandoning network television.

  • The divorcing Amy is marginally more believable as a woman whose life has taken a scary new turn than the unflappable single Syd ever was--Amy gets flustered; she doesn't know what to wear; her clothes don't seem designed to show off an improbably sculpted body, as Syd's do; she has no pat reasons for having left her husband; her mom, played by Tyne Daly, is pitch-perfect as the smart, confident older woman who quashes her daughter (she's a more compelling character than Syd's father, a wan veterinarian who can do no wrong); and Amy's own daughter--well, Amy's daughter is unbearable, a stereotypical know-it-all TV tyke.


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