But in a work that deals with the battle of the sexes, and the ineffectiveness of midlife exhaustion in the face of youthful sexuality, the staging falls flat
13 (all works 2000), for example, baseballs are embedded in a large log on the floor (perhaps a temporal conflation of the narrative of a wooden bat), a concept whose execution falls flat
Schwarzenegger says he's just having a little fun - an explanation that falls flat
The only element of the Disney Concert Hall that falls flat
is its dispensation of information.
A subplot about Bob meeting a woman (Wen Yann Shih) who, after three years of correspondence, doesn't know about his condition, falls flat
and takes up too much time.
For students and teachers at Canoga Park High, the fizz falls flat
on an all-out ban on soft drinks.
Susannah Grant wrote both movies, and you can't help but muse on why ``Brockovich'' was such a hoot, while ``28 Days'' ultimately falls flat