Example sentences for: impresses

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  • Sam Raimi's dark morality fable impresses the critics: It's a "rivetingly accomplished crime thriller" (Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly ). As two brothers who happen on millions of dollars in a plane that's crashed into a snow bank, Bill Paxton and Billy Bob Thornton turn in performances that "can be described only as flawless" (Roger Ebert, the Chicago Sun-Times ). The reviewers have some reservations: The moral deterioration of the characters is hard to watch, and the inevitability of the plot's outcome can be stifling.

  • There'd been music before, but, with Harris, it's the business that impresses.

  • It alone "truly exceeded its advance hype," says People . Canadian director Atom Egoyan's The Sweet Hereafter, about a school-bus accident, also impresses critics, winning him plaudits as a "postmodern Hitchcock" (Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly ). Other favorites include Donnie Brasco, The Wings of the Dove, and Face/Off, while the well-reviewed Boogie Nights and Titanic both fail to make many lists.

  • Lethem's latest genre-bending novel, featuring a Brooklyn detective afflicted with Tourette's syndrome, impresses the critics.

  • What impresses me, in fact, is that with all the blather about "the new," there is a hunger for history, and for many people, the old is more relevant than the new.

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