It's a little too neatly packaged as a box office crowd-pleaser
to leave a lasting impression, but as a touching film about faith and forgiveness it still manages to pull the heartstrings come the very end.
Competition organiser Andy Milford said: "The competition this year has been intense, but Marcus has been a crowd-pleaser
from the beginning.
: Some of the fun runners who took part in last year's race
"The character has been written very bravura." With its folk dance-based steps and dazzling jumps, it has always been a crowd-pleaser
. But now the three men make a surprise entrance, bursting out of Faberge-like eggs.
Organisers say the biggest crowd-pleaser
is always the horses, with two dozen pairs of the huge animals taking spectators back to the days when farming was a quieter, gentler way of life.
Balancing things out with tightness, good humor, and musical numbers was Crustaces et Coquillages (Mariscos Beach), Olivier Ducastel and Jacques Martineau's crowd-pleaser
about a French family on a sexually liberating seaside vacation.
is Miguel Calderon's video Mexico vs.
Predictably, the program of Celebrity Shorts was a crowd-pleaser
. Actress Illeana Douglas delivered a great satire on Hollywood celebrity by working the aisles in Supermarket ("Hey, aren't you...?").
The Two Pigeons was, as always, a crowd-pleaser
and the 600 people present roared their approval.
Track number 11, "Lucidity II: Live Version," a well-known crowd-pleaser
, attests to his verbal dexterity.
burst into the opposing half, beat numerous defensive challenges with his blistering pace and touched down.
To Miami, Lolita is a leaping crowd-pleaser
. But to Seattle, Lolita is a potential savior of a Pacific Northwest symbol.
By 1950 the turn-of-the-century "spectacle of the races," never a genuine crowd-pleaser
, had been displaced by electoral democracy and the spectacle of the masses.
"They want it to be as romantic as possible but also a crowd-pleaser
. They want a couple of lifts."
And a singalong version of You Cannae Shove Your Granny Off The Bus proved a surreal crowd-pleaser