Example sentences for: directorial

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

  • Only two have received acclaim: Welcome to Sarajevo , starring Woody Harrelson and Marisa Tomei as journalists who save Bosnian orphans; and Ang Lee's adaptation of Rick Moody's The Ice Storm . Flops include The Brave , Johnny Depp's directorial debut.

  • I'm less enchanted by the content than many, but I certainly respect Scorsese's struggle to alter his directorial voice and usual amphetamine rhythms to portray the Dalai Lama.

  • Renfro offers up the "dead-eyed sang-froid only a 16-year-old suburbanite can pull off" (Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly ), and McKellen is called "a supremely gifted actor at the top of his form" (Jay Carr, the Boston Globe ). The film is said to be uneven, though, and when you add directorial missteps to the uncomfortable subject matter, the result is pans mixed with queasily laudatory reviews.

  • Even Zemeckis seems impatient to get to the magic; throughout the middle of this movie he simply checks out, like the directorial equivalent of a deadbeat dad.

  • Despite an all-star cast (Dustin Hoffman, Samuel L. Jackson, Sharon Stone) and a Michael Crichton story, Barry Levinson's latest directorial effort is a big-budget bust.


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