crowd-pleaser


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crowd-pleaser

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crowd pleaser

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someone or something that is very popular with an audience or spectators at an event
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Now adapted for the screen by Stephen Frears (Dirty Pretty Things, The Queen), Philomena is an engrossing if sentimental crowd-pleaser starring Steve Coogan and Judi Dench in the leading roles.
Crayford isn't the easiest of venues to win in that manner so he has been a real crowd-pleaser and just gets my vote ahead of trackmate Mollys Dilemma, who has also enjoyed a stellar campaign.
RE-RELEASED with restored picture and sound, this artful crowd-pleaser continues to reach out to every generation, thanks to a magnificent performance from Julie Andrews.
Their own support show seemed jam-packed with crowd-pleaser after crowd-pleaser.
Competition organiser Andy Milford said: "The competition this year has been intense, but Marcus has been a crowd-pleaser from the beginning.
Taken off the debut album Fractured Life, released on July 2, it lays claim to the Coldplay/ Snow Patrol anthemic crowd-pleaser crown.
Organisers say the biggest crowd-pleaser is always the horses, with two dozen pairs of the huge animals taking spectators back to the days when farming was a quieter, gentler way of life.
Some may dismiss the iconic work as simply a crowd-pleaser, but that would overlook its cleverness and heart.
Hartlepool's Hunter is unbeaten and is a huge crowd-pleaser with his slugging style.
Balancing things out with tightness, good humor, and musical numbers was Crustaces et Coquillages (Mariscos Beach), Olivier Ducastel and Jacques Martineau's crowd-pleaser about a French family on a sexually liberating seaside vacation.
One crowd-pleaser is Miguel Calderon's video Mexico vs.
Predictably, the program of Celebrity Shorts was a crowd-pleaser.