Example sentences for: dissenters

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  • Reviewers say director Peter Weir's comedy about Orwellian mind control and entertainment-age pop culture "nails the Zeitgeist " (Jay Carr, the Boston Globe ). Dissenters declare The Truman Show overhyped considering its clunky plot and simple-minded message, which boils down to "[E]ither you are a grotesque victim of the moguls or an unmitigated rebel" (Edward Rothstein, the New York Times ). (Click here for the official site and here for David Edestein's review in Slate .)

  • The media were soon placed under state control, promised elections were never held, and Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDRs) were established to keep tabs on dissenters.

  • The new screenplay also adds "farcical plot and sight gags to provide hilarity" to the story of the relationship between a commodity trader and the 13-year-old son he finds in the Amazon, according to the Los Angeles Times . Dissenters call the plot ridiculous and the gags tiresome.

  • Dissenters gripe about hackneyed dialogue, stock characters, and too much melodrama.

  • Dissenters assail the soap-opera plot: "[H]istorical information ...

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