Example sentences for: jason

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  • Jane Smiley's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, which relocates King Lear on an Iowa farm, has been adapted into "an ungainly, undigested assembly of 'women's issues' " (Roger Ebert, the Chicago Sun-Times ). Critics call its screenplay soap-operatic: The Lear figure (Jason Robards) molests his daughters (Jessica Lange, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Jennifer Jason Leigh), who babble in lengthy pop-psych disquisitions.

  • They can be big and messy, as in Jason Rhoades' factory-floor-style installation, or small and neat, as in Bruce Conner's inkblot drawings.

  • The aircraft was piloted by Captain Jason Dahl and First Officer Leroy Homer, and there were five flight attendants.

  • Rave after rave for writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson's ( Boogie Nights ) star-filled film about a series of interconnected characters in the San Fernando Valley: "A wildly funny, truly wise and subversively sincere film about pain, forgiveness and the possibility of healing" (Joe Morgenstern, the Wall Street Journal ). The cast includes Julianne Moore, William H. Macy, Jason Robards, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Tom Cruise (who receives over-the-top praise for his performance as a men's self-help guru).

  • Critics lavish director Wes Anderson and co-writer Owen Wilson (who performed similar duties on Bottle Rocket ) with praise for their film about a bright but underachieving high-school misfit (Jason Schwartzman) who ends up competing with Bill Murray for the affection of a young teacher: "an exuberantly original comedy" (Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly ). Murray has won several critics' awards for his performance, but now that the film is in general release (it had a brief run in December to qualify for the Academy Awards), a few dissenters have surfaced, including the Wall Street Journal 's Joe Morgenstern and Slate 's David Edelstein, who says the writers "spend a lot of time patting themselves on the back for being aggressively unconventional."


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