However, some of the dialogue sounds stilted, and Midler's portrayal of the brassy
biological mom veers towards caricature.
STARRING: Helen Hunt, Colin Firth, Bette Midler, Matthew Broderick, Lynn Cohen DIRECTOR: Helen Hunt CERTIFICATE: 15 RUNNING TIME: 100mins REVIEWER'S RATING: ***SHOWING: Showcase VERDICT: Some of the dialogue sounds a little stilted and Midler's portrayal of the brassy
biological mom veers towards caricature as her daughter begs her to confess "you wanted a life more than you wanted me"
loudmouth - played by Wendi Peters - and pal Yana (Jayne Tunnicliffe) dress up as angels to celebrate her impending nuptials to Les Battersby (Bruce Jones).
By the time The Executioner's Game reaches its upbeat, pensive conclusion in the Oval Office of the White House, the reader will have gone on a riveting literary run through the brassy
underworlds of urban crime and covert government operations.
BRUCKNER'S big, brassy
eighth symphony was his favourite, but it is a demanding work - not just for the orchestra.
Today's rides are Mister Unfuwain, Calboni and Brassy
Dominie, who contest the last three races on a card which finishes under lights at 7.
Whether vamping an unwary young baseball player in "Whatever Lola Wants" in Damn Yankees or romping in a movie star's bedroom in Sweet Charity's "If My Friends Could See Me Now," Verdon epitomized the sassy, brassy
dance style that has been the beating pulse of Broadway musicals front the 1930s to the present day.
Chained form on the diagonal, interrupted, 1990), to the 1991 "Corridor" works with their brassy
primary colors enlivening passages of unpredictable and highly eccentric forms, and finally to Park, 1996, the fallen tree supporting exotic plant life, which may hark back to Larner's petri cultures.
This Chardonnay, tasted last November, is brassy
gold in color and complex on the palate; the finish lingers.
While we concede that there is a lot of flesh on show, the covered-up nature of the top of the dress ensures the overall effect is classy not brassy
She's just turned 50, dyed her hair a brassy
blonde, got a boob job & looks awful.
Dylan Junior eschews Wallflowers rock'n'roll for a stripped back country roots set that ranges from the scratchy strum of They've Trapped Us Boys to the brassy
Lend A Hand, which recalls Springsteen's Seeger sessions.
Also joining the West End cast is ex-Coronation Street fave Julie Goodyear, 67, who played brassy
barmaid Bet Gilroy, reports the Daily Star.
The ska-jazz-reggae outfit will put a new slant on Motown Classics like Tears Of A Clown, You Keep Me Hangin' On and Dancing In The Street as they introduce big, bold, brassy
horns and a skanking rhythm section.