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lacking energy and vitality or showing such a lack

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darkened with overcast

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made heavy or weighted down with weariness

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(of movement) slow and laborious

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lacking lightness or liveliness

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Fri-Mon, mac) Grown Ups (12A) Leadenly unfunny Adam Sandler comedy as, 30 years after junior high, five friends, reunited for a funeral, spend the weekend learning home truths.
At its dispiriting worst, the same show reads as the outpouring of a talented man of ideas in real need of an editor who might -- among other things -- have suggested that two hours is a lot of time to spend building up to a conclusive, and leadenly unfunny, ironic jape: "Harmony," indeed.
I could do without the rifles projected onto a front cloth, as if the play were itself a film, just as it seems both leadenly ironic and wrong for us to get "Hooray for Hollywood" as exit music of sorts.
Or, as a rhetorical question leadenly puts it midway through, "Pretty terrible place, the world, isn't it?
The Girl Who Played With Fire (15) Complex and convoluted, the riveting second part of the Swedish thriller trilogy reveals more of Lisbeth Salandar's dark past as she's framed for murder *** Grown Ups (12A) Leadenly unfunny Adam Sandler comedy as, 30 years after junior high, five friends, reunited for a funeral, spend the weekend catching up and learning home truths.
The Girl Who Played With Fire (15) Complex and convoluted, the riveting second part of the Swedish thriller trilogy reveals more of Lisbeth Salander's dark past as she's framed for murder *** Grown Ups (12A) Leadenly unfunny Adam Sandler comedy as, 30 years after junior high, five friends, reunited for a funeral, spend the weekend catching up and learning home truths.
Grown Ups (12A) Leadenly unfunny Adam Sandler comedy as, 30 years after junior high, five friends reunite for the funeral of their old coach and, families in tow, spend the weekend catching up and learning home truths.
His inability to keep a shirt on for more than two consecutive scenes has become a standing joke, and here he is again flexing his acting abs in this leadenly unfunny, unexciting adventure comedy.
Crushingly dull and mirthless, leadenly directed and featuring several tedious to camera cameos by Jarvis Cocker as himself, if nothing else it will send you to sleep.
Crowe's are generally far less graceful, frequently involving painful slapstick or leadenly delivered quips.
The Art of Breaking Up (15) Screechingly manic and leadenly unfunny French sex farce involving goldigging suitors, opera divas and the usual bag of deceptions and misunderstandings.
Leadenly unfunny, lacking wit, charm or believable - let alone sympathetic - characters, it additionally irritates, given its own limitations, with its sanctimonious lecture on the emptiness of celebrity culture.
But too much (especially scenes involving has been celebs Scott Baio from Happy Days and washed up talk show host Craig Kilborn) just falls leadenly flat.