schmaltzy


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At first, the idea of Streisand embracing a pop warhorse too schmaltzy for even an American Idol wanna-be will draw sneers.
Give me a cheesy, schmaltzy Sleepless in Seattle over a gritty, grainy Casablanca any day of the week.
Aside from these simple, schmaltzy sentiments, the world of seeds is a complicated, multifaceted place these days.
But in true Hollywood fashion, it's bookended by a schmaltzy love story.
Those who termed the movie schmaltzy will probably consider the book schmaltzy, too.
For example, NBC seemed to have in mind that American distance swimmer Janet Evans would win medals so it could air a schmaltzy retrospective of her career and talk about its high note ending.
Wills is working here in themanner of a jazz musician who can improve brilliantly for hours on a simple, schmaltzy show tune; this book is really a series of riffs on various aspects of Ronald Reagan's life.
Corrie had me wrapped in its schmaltzy blanket the minute I saw that party hat on Deirdre Barlow's photo.
Perhaps due to familiarity with the schmaltzy 1982 film, this cynical, heart of flint critic didn't expect much from The Lyric Musical Society of Aberdeen's production.
Last week I was there celebrating its opening with Bailie Liz Cameron, chair of Glasgow Film, to watch a special screening of the wondwrfully schmaltzy The Bishop's Wife.
Its schmaltzy slow waltz caressed languourously before the barbarous toccata which ends this substantial wartime work, the keyboard now a virtual battering-ram under Gavrilov's hands.
witnesses a sign from abovea shadow on the wall in the shape of a Star of David, complete with that schmaltzy clarinet musicand decides to become a Jew, crafting an improvised yarmulke out of his felt shoe (leaving an amusing tan line).
The result is a surreal and schmaltzy show about sorority sisters doing it for themselves.
This is no ordinary schmaltzy ballad - instead, this track, produced by Bernard Butler, features funky opening bars followed by big, atmospheric strings through the chorus.
BAD POINTS: The dialogue is twee and it's horribly schmaltzy.