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  • r  with foresight

  • Gilliam, the Monty Python animator whose script here had contributions from Tom Stoppard, makes unique films madly, cannily extravagant, with a tone as dark as Jonathan Swift's .
  • And the locals wink at the visitors' romantic expectations, cannily recognizing the commercial potential.
  • Efficiently and cannily, Producer Balcon takes the situation and the spectator for one lighthearted laugh after another, until, of course, the Scots crew gets the last .

  • Melanie Sloan in McClatchy Washington Bureau
    Melanie Sloan, the executive director of the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, said that the group's six-month investigation "has shown that most of these former Bush administration officials have cannily leveraged their time...
  • Anne Midgette in Scotsman
    It's ironic that today, when opera is doing all it can to make itself more popular, the lessons of Pavarotti's career -- specifically, the way that he cannily went about developing his brand -- aren't better learned by singers and managers,...
  • Natalie Angier in New York Times
    Max explores the history of the family and the mysteries of the disorder in what Natalie Angier, writing in the Book Review, called a "cleanly written, cannily plotted and elegantly educational book."

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