Example sentences for: plotless

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  • The regulars came almost every day to play out roles (jokester, misanthrope, goosey guy, smiley guy, gourmand, and others) in an ongoing plotless improvisational drama.

  • Movie reviewers echo the music critics' pans of the popular Spice Girls and conclude that "sometimes the Zeitgeist counts for squat" (David Kronke, the Los Angeles Times ). The group's feature film, in which they're harassed by a tabloid reporter, is trashed as a "plotless, pointless, mirthless" knock-off of the Beatles' Hard Day's Night (Richard Harrington, the Washington Post ). The pop stars do get credit for exhibiting self-deprecating humor and apparent awareness that "they have achieved ludicrous measures of fame and fortune on the strength of markedly limited talents" (Anthony Lane, The New Yorker ). (Clips are available.)

  • The screenplay, too, "succeeds in preserving the mandarin lyricism of Woolf's language without slipping into the 'poetic' " (Daphne Merkin, The New Yorker ). Critics also applaud Vanessa Redgrave's turn as the wistful middle-age English socialite--the only actress, says New York 's David Denby, "large enough to hold together this plotless story."

  • Sondheim has given us plotless musicals ( Company ) and characterless musicals ( Pacific Overtures ) and pointillist musicals ( Sunday in the Park With George ) and musicals that go backward ( Merrily We Roll Along ), but for all the supposed range and depth and variety, what you mainly notice about these musicals is Sondheim.

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