schmaltzy


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"And with Schmaltzy they find seams and score some nice give-and-go goals.
We have a "strut," a sassy, schmaltzy waltz-type, a straight-ahead swing number, and a jazzy take on Dvorak's famous Humoresque.
Of course, it's a little schmaltzy. There's nothing women love more than an effort," he said.
Yes, the fact that some posts are written under the nom-de-plum Tyler Durden, the fictional hero of Chuck Palahniuk's "Fight Club," is a bit schmaltzy, but the posts pack a punch (pun intended).
While sniggering up our sleeves at how seriously the Americans take this schmaltzy show tune of an anthem, one can only admire the players' lyrical knowledge.
The film is as schmaltzy as they come, the acting rudimentary and the tunes far from Berlin's best but it's a tale of decency and loyalty and the comradeship of arms.
House to write a holiday play for its 2005-06 season, the writer knew it would not be an easy task to tap into the season's spirit without being "schmaltzy and saccharine," he says.
Schmaltzy father-daughter bonding sweetens the pill.
As in previous entries in the series, the basic cast of characters remains familiar, even Melanie's "former" love, an FBI agent she has "spurned." This leads to some "schmaltzy" reactions on Melanie's part which in a way reflect badly on her character and really have nothing to do with the plot; one assumes they are put there to humanize her.
He attributed most of the store's struggles to its product mix, which in many instances is too traditional and too ornate (too "schmaltzy," Orlick said) for the upscale consumers who shop there.
"When you look at 29th Street there are those cheap clothing stores and schmaltzy flower shops," Roberts said.
Through the slightly schmaltzy porch, and up towards a giant panel, the light decreases, the golden panel amazes and close to it you take a sharp turn to the right and into the big barn.
Sure, it is too schmaltzy by today's standards, but its innocence is what I like, along with the idea that an average guy with a good heart can succeed when it appears that he is facing insurmountable odds.
Apart from The Merry Widow you don't hear much of the music of Franz Lehar (1870-1948) anymore, I suppose his brand of slightly schmaltzy romanticism has long since become pass6.
At first, the idea of Streisand embracing a pop warhorse too schmaltzy for even an American Idol wanna-be will draw sneers.