It should come as no surprise that the most anal-retentive
vampire will have specific thoughts on how to soldier through the finale's tragedies," Plec stated in a TV Guide spoiler (http://www.
This, you might say, is how directors Lord and Miller (who also made 21 Jump Street and Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs) manage to live with themselves while making what amounts to a Lego infomercial: the dad's anal-retentive
insistence on playing 'properly' is equated with Lord Business' fiendish plan to glue Lego figures down so they can't move, and implicitly equated with Lego's status as a staid corporation -- while the kid's free-form approach to Lego is equated with our hero Emmet's fight for Lego freedom, and implicitly equated with Lord and Miller making something free and zany in the bosom of the corporate beast.
What is not brought to the present is an explanation for his anal-retentive
Chances are they will be: (a) Retired; (b) On maternity leave; or (c) that anal-retentive
friend of yours who buys all her gifts in the January sales and has them wrapped by September.
The celluloid rendered Peretz as an idiosyncratic, anal-retentive
editor-in-chief, who, red pen in hand, holds his staff captive to review back issues for incorrect comma usage.
Thanks to her, Anthony went from being an anal-retentive
arse who wouldn't step on the immaculate grass quadrant to someone prepared to jump around on a bouncy castle.
An undercover anal-retentive
about order and cleanliness, Dustin kept us on track when it came to the book and what we needed to do.
Big Day'' examines the efforts of sweetly high-strung Alice (Marla Sokoloff) and goofy neo-slacker Danny (Josh Cooke) to survive their wedding day, which has been precision-planned to within an inch of its life by Alice's anal-retentive
mother, Jane (Wendy Malick, using every weapon in her comic repertoire).
Basically a femme Ferris Bueller's Day Off, it stars the Olsens as prissy anal-retentive
Jane (Ashley) and slacker shirker Roxy (Mary-Kate), bickering total opposite siblings forced to help each out when the former has a stolen microchip dumped in her purse while en route to deliver a speech that could earn her a scholarship and the latter plans to crash a music video shoot so she can hand her band's demos to the record label scouts.
And turn a slightly anal-retentive
site into an interesting one.
Add a "Miss" to Thing One and Thing Two--plus some anal-retentive
drollery from Hayes as the voice of the goldfish--and you've got what looks like a perfect kids' movie for children and their funny uncles to enjoy together.
But McGrath, shining as the anal-retentive
Anita, gives a standout performance.