Example sentences for: dench

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  • This Masterpiece Theatre-funded docudrama about Queen Victoria's unusually close "friendship" with her Scottish manservant is said to reflect both the virtues and flaws of the PBS TV series: strong performances from actors little known in the United States (Antony Sher, Judi Dench, and Billy Connolly), but also a cloying pretentiousness and "decorousness" (Janet Maslin, New York Times ). The movie "often feels pat and resolutely performed for the camera, scene by scene," says the Wall Street Journal 's Joe Morgenstern.

  • Amy's View , starring Judi Dench, is playing to full houses at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, while Hare himself is performing a monologue about Israel, Via Dolorosa , at the Booth Theatre.

  • Esme, played by Judi Dench, is an actress who lives for the theater.

  • "Things I'm not allowed to do within 50 yards of Dame Judi Dench."

  • Surprisingly, Cher is the highlight of the movie and holds her own among Lily Tomlin, Judi Dench, and a gaggle of other British actresses: "Cher is terrific here doing what she does best: Wearing heavy makeup and being flamboyant"(Mike Clark, USA Today ). Aside from her performance, though, the film isn't much more than "a kind of sub-Merchant-Ivory mix of eccentric ladies and enchanting scenery" (Roger Ebert, the Chicago Sun-Times ). (Check out this collection of Cher photos through the ages.)

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