Often in married life, it's either some kind of cornball
, whitewash thing where everybody's OK, or it's heavy drama - alcohol, stress, they secretly hate each other," notes Hawke, a Texan native, who has four children - two from his first marriage to Uma Thurman and two with his present wife and his children's former nanny, Ryan.
Moehringer: as a third-rate novel with a deep and crippling cornball
streak, or as a loose and journalistic speculative biography of a famous bank robber.
The extras include reminiscences from Kelly's co-stars, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O'Connor, and other participants; homages from contemporary performers and choreographers, like Matthew Morrison and Paula Abdul; a 1996 PBS documentary on the career of Arthur Freed, MGM's fabled producer of musicals (and "Singin' in the Rain" lyricist); even the cornball
performance by Ike and the Broxes.
humor, slapstick, and not everybody likes that.
The sensibility that distinguishes Michael Wex's best-selling guides to Yiddish language and cultureBorn to Kvetch, Just Say Nu, How to Be a Mentshcombines the sincere cornball
humor of Old Jews Telling Jokes with the erudition of a sociolinguist.
Much of the humour is real cornball
and the songs come a bit too thick and fast.
This man without a self, a victim of the "crisis of faith" inseparable from modernity, is generally an appealing character, but Richter chooses to portray the cornball
American version rather than his heroic European counterpart.
At first, the Bush administration's refusal to allow Oregon Congressman Peter DeFazio access to its hush-hush plan for maintaining control in the event of a terrorist attack or other national crisis seems reminiscent of that cornball
comeback that people used when you asked them what they did for a living: "I can't tell you, because if I did then I'd have to kill you with my bare hands.
Yet again, as key protagonists in the accompanying 30-minute film, whose only soundtrack is Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf, these images perfectly mimic the peaks and valleys of dramatic tension underscoring the religious cornball
creepiness on screen, set, or sect.
Safire commented: "That's good cornball
demagoguery, but it's wrong.
Nevertheless, my wife's actions made me proud to be called a cornball
Beginning with his brilliant 1982 reimagining of the cornball
Yes, this film is cheesy and simplistic, especially when it comes to cornball
just don't tell a blue guy you think of him as a lovely aquamarine)" (or a cornball