There's some lovely writing here, though, especially when the prose takes flight in likably
offbeat, even cinematic, sweeps.
In this heterogeneous array of likably
rough-and-ready sculptures, the identities and imagined agendas of the young artists ultimately mattered less than an overall atmosphere of energetic experiment.
Basically, it's just down to team spirit," said Bannatyne, a likably
modest Scot who smiles with just a hint of embarrassment at his grandiose title, but who wears an even bigger grin when the subject of Sunday's Five Nations climax comes up.
In its October 15 review, "Rolling Stone" bestowed a highly-regarded three-star review on the album, calling it "a likably
earnest pile of heavenly jazz percussion; pogoable Green Day-like drum rolls, and Nirvana-esque power chords.
Lost'' heartthrob Josh Holloway is likably
scruffy as Derrek, an alcoholic coach looking for one more chance, molding a rag-tag dance squad to challenge a superpower (the Koreans) at an international breakdancing competition.
Sometimes the paintings verge on trippy high-school Magritte emulations, but more often, they are likably
Aside from parts of Penn's performance as Willie Stark, which is an audiovisual universe unto itself, and the wise decision to actually shoot the picture in Louisiana (Robert Rossen filmed his likably
scruffier version in California), there's not enough to look at here, and even less to get emotionally or intellectually invested in.
Slamming was a way for me to come out," confesses Filipino-American slam sensation Regie Cabico, 28, a soft-spoken man with a likably
loud presence and one of the slam scene's most celebrated veterans.
Sometimes narrator Nora (the terrific Emmanuelle Devos from ``Read My Lips'') at first comes off as a likably
upfront, if slightly self-satisfied Parisian gallery owner.