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Another way goofiness may promote creativity is by muting your inner, creativity-squelching critic.
The performances 6 particularly Affleck's own 6 are not as strong as the directing, and the exaggerated 70s costumes and hairstyles, along with some vaguely farcical Hollywood sequences, sometimes give "Argo" an air of goofiness that feels misplaced in the context of the Iran hostage crisis.
THE VERDICT This deliciously smart and saucy British rom-com delivers gags, goofiness and great performances and, in the run-up to Valentine's Day, hits the comedy sweet-spot spot on.
At this, Ford wasted no time, dispatching its own esteemed Bard of Ford to release an official proclamation charged with nobility, Shakespearean quips and goofiness.
One wonders if it will have the same je ne sais quoi of giggle-worthy goofiness this time around.
And best of all, Alison Brie, who with a British accent and a highoctane goofiness that will astonish those who know her best as Trudy Campbell on Mad Men pretty much steals the whole movie as Violet's fertile, impulsive sister.
That said, stability in government does not by any means suggest that it will be immune from just plain goofiness.
She reveals more quirky charm than her SNL caricatures can offer, but still allows her patented brand of inspired goofiness to shine through ever-so-slightly.
In recent years, the one bet I've been making with certainty--besides the wager that Sarah Palin's goofiness will continue to entertain America--is that the designers of the new memorial to Martin Luther King Jr.
My feet, with their gap-toed goofiness, didn't fare much better.
Others tap into the essential goofiness of balloon twisting.
As for its ruddy, brownish color, I do not believe I have ever seen that specific hue adorning the facade of a building before, and to see it in Morningside Heights is to understand why: it is too glaring to accommodate any pre-existing context, and yet too subdued to achieve the sort of Gehryesque goofiness that might serve as its own justification.
In the limited dialogue he is given in the film, he enunciates with the heavy-tongued goofiness of a teenager on amphetamines.
This insanely clever novel from the author of the best-selling Thursday Next series sounds like a cult classic for people who crave a rich brew of dystopic fantasy and deadpan goofiness.
Yet despite this passion for goofiness over gravitas, he has built a reputation as one of America's most important novelists.