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"BEDAZZLED remains fresh and funny, with some sharply observed set pieces." Sight and Sound "It's Pete 'n' Dud's most perfectly realised project....BEDAZZLED is Bron's movie as much as Cook and Moore's. Nobody does gauche and gormless better." Uncut "Cook's amusing script and Moore's lively score distinguish the [film]..."Film Comment "Balancing zany high jinks and deadpan genius, this BEDAZZLED bests its 2000 remake..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "Mr. Cook, who wrote the screenplay, endlessly spouts quotable lines with a dry, absurdist quality that clearly left an impression on the up-and-coming humorists who later became the Monty Python troupe."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "Faust blends with burgers in the twisted morality tale....[This is the superior original..."USA Today20.57019

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4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] delicious black comedy....The reason to see it is the array of grotesque comic cameos....Hugely underrated."Empire17.77946

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"...A sly, sassy, oddly touching fable..."Rolling Stone "...Sprightly....There are some delightful moments in GETTING IT RIGHT..."Los Angeles Times "...An amiable comic fable, acted with skill by nearly everyone but especially by the members of its star-studded supporting cast..."New York Times15.23954

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"[A] hilarious 1976 version of Monty Python's 'Dead Parrot sketch makes this most iconic of skits seem fresh." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly0.2026844

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"[T]he film should appeal to some Monty Python fans and most Lester aficionados."Film Comment0.1773488

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"...[A] surprisingly good comedy....[Fraser] shows an almost Carrey-esque versatility here..."Total Film "...Hurley is well suited for BEDAZZLED's genial gags and attacks them with gusto....[Fraser gives] an agreeable everyman performance..."Sight and Sound "...Fraser turns BEDAZZLED into a successful one-man comedy review..."Los Angeles Times "...Outrageous fun....The physical transformations that Mr. Fraser undergoes in each sequence are impressive, but the artistry is in his quick-change performance..."New York Times0.1520133

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"...[A] surprisingly good comedy....[Fraser] shows an almost Carrey-esque versatility here..."Total Film "...Hurley is well suited for BEDAZZLED's genial gags and attacks them with gusto....[Fraser gives] an agreeable everyman performance..."Sight and Sound "...Fraser turns BEDAZZLED into a successful one-man comedy review..."Los Angeles Times "...Outrageous fun....The physical transformations that Mr. Fraser undergoes in each sequence are impressive, but the artistry is in his quick-change performance..."New York Times0.1520133

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"...This umpteenth adaptation of Mark Twain's classic THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER should rope in both [boys and girls]..." -- Rating: B Entertainment Weekly "...A first-rate job of evoking a strong period flavor..." Variety17.28957

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"...Peter Hyams' '84 sequel is more intelligent than most contemporary sci-fi, and there are tense moments..." Total Film7.784551

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"...Peter Hyams' '84 sequel is more intelligent than most contemporary sci-fi, and there are tense moments..." Total Film7.784551

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3 stars out of 4 -- "[B]lissfully funny and touching....Its characters manage to be romantic, hilarious and recognizably human at the same time."Rolling Stone "DAN IN REAL LIFE is a comedy of faith, that, in its wised-up feel-good way, restores yours." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "Touching, tender and laugh-out-loud funny, this little rom-com will melt your heart..."Total Film "[A] star-driven sophisticated romantic comedy....DAN offers the most pleasing kind of unforced charm as it uses a terrific plot device to examine the conflicts between family and romance as well as the joy and pain of being in love."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "With touches of classic Wood Allen....Carell subtly evokes the stretched nerves of a man with nowhere to turn."Empire7.599661

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3 stars out of 4 -- "[B]lissfully funny and touching....Its characters manage to be romantic, hilarious and recognizably human at the same time."Rolling Stone "DAN IN REAL LIFE is a comedy of faith, that, in its wised-up feel-good way, restores yours." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "Touching, tender and laugh-out-loud funny, this little rom-com will melt your heart..."Total Film "[A] star-driven sophisticated romantic comedy....DAN offers the most pleasing kind of unforced charm as it uses a terrific plot device to examine the conflicts between family and romance as well as the joy and pain of being in love."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "With touches of classic Wood Allen....Carell subtly evokes the stretched nerves of a man with nowhere to turn."Empire7.599661

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3 stars out of 4 -- "[B]lissfully funny and touching....Its characters manage to be romantic, hilarious and recognizably human at the same time."Rolling Stone "DAN IN REAL LIFE is a comedy of faith, that, in its wised-up feel-good way, restores yours." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly "[A] star-driven sophisticated romantic comedy....DAN offers the most pleasing kind of unforced charm as it uses a terrific plot device to examine the conflicts between family and romance as well as the joy and pain of being in love."Los Angeles Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "Touching, tender and laugh-out-loud funny, this little rom-com will melt your heart..."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "With touches of classic Wood Allen....Carell subtly evokes the stretched nerves of a man with nowhere to turn."Empire7.599661

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"...STUCK ON YOU has a fractured fairy-tale charm..." Entertainment Weekly "[C]hewy....Walt's gargantuan optimism gives the movie a soul." New York Times "Damon and Kinnear give winning codependent performances, with Damon playing boyishly bashful to Kinnear's faux worldliness." Los Angeles Times "[T]he situations often are hilarious."USA Today "The movie is funny, but also kind-hearted."Chicago Sun-Times7.542272

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"...STUCK ON YOU has a fractured fairy-tale charm..."Entertainment Weekly "[C]hewy....Walt's gargantuan optimism gives the movie a soul."New York Times "Damon and Kinnear give winning codependent performances, with Damon playing boyishly bashful to Kinnear's faux worldliness."Los Angeles Times "[T]he situations often are hilarious."USA Today "The movie is funny, but also kind-hearted."Chicago Sun-Times7.542272

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"...STUCK ON YOU has a fractured fairy-tale charm..."Entertainment Weekly "[C]hewy....Walt's gargantuan optimism gives the movie a soul."New York Times "Damon and Kinnear give winning codependent performances, with Damon playing boyishly bashful to Kinnear's faux worldliness."Los Angeles Times "[T]he situations often are hilarious."USA Today "The movie is funny, but also kind-hearted."Chicago Sun-Times7.542272

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"Mr. Mullan and his director, Gaby Dellal, balance the sentimentality with a healthy dose of working-class vulnerability." New York Times "Dellal and cinematographer David Johnson paint an inviting picture of Glasgow..."Los Angeles Times "ON A CLEAR DAY is a heart-warming film with good performances and an uplifting theme in the vein of WAKING NED DEVINE..."USA Today5.585397

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"...It's an important part of screen history..."USA Today4.899532

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"...It's an important part of screen history..." USA Today4.888033

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"...It's an important part of screen history..."USA Today4.888033

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"...It's an important part of screen history..." USA Today4.888033

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"...It's an important part of screen history..."USA Today "The screenplay, largely by Ben Hecht, is full of his comically highfalutin turns of phrase, and there are some wonderfully sharp, satiric moments..."New York Times 'It's all good Thirties fun....The cynicism of a cut-throat media machine and a public that gladly eats it up doesn't lurk far beneath the glory of the film's early Technicolor."Film Comment4.888033

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3 stars out of 5 -- "[L]ively and amusing....ARTHUR is at its best during a world tour that takes McAvoy, his granddad and their sleigh from Toronto to the Serengeti."Total Film "[A] tender and upbeat spirit informs the writing and the execution."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "Animation here is top notch....It does have a secret weapon in its stellar, mostly British voice cast lead by McAvoy who brings a nice sense of sweetness and sincerity to his likeable goofball Arthur."Box Office "What makes ARTHUR sing is that it plays as much like a family comedy as a holiday film."USA Today "[T]his scrappy, smart animated tale can hold its own against the rest of the genre....The script by Peter Baynham and Sarah Smith has plenty of sly jokes for grown-ups."New York Times "[W]ith an avalanche of charm, wit, and enlivening, highly oxygenated performances....[A] fleet, sweet-natured film."Movieline "[A]n endlessly amusing 3D, CG-animated Yuletide romp with lively innovation at every turn and a dream voice cast headed by James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie and Bill Nighy."Hollywood Reporter 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] worthy addition to the Christmas movie canon. It's funny and good-looking, with an impeccable voice cast of U.K. actors."Washington Post "[It] strikes just the right combination of naughty and nice, reverent and irrelevant, holiday-sweet and Aardman dry." -- Grade: B+A.V. Club "[It's] genuinely sweet, and the complicated relations among Santa's clan are surprisingly believable." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly0.2506664

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3 stars out of 5 -- "[L]ively and amusing....ARTHUR is at its best during a world tour that takes McAvoy, his granddad and their sleigh from Toronto to the Serengeti."Total Film "[A] tender and upbeat spirit informs the writing and the execution."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "Animation here is top notch....It does have a secret weapon in its stellar, mostly British voice cast lead by McAvoy who brings a nice sense of sweetness and sincerity to his likeable goofball Arthur."Box Office "What makes ARTHUR sing is that it plays as much like a family comedy as a holiday film."USA Today "[T]his scrappy, smart animated tale can hold its own against the rest of the genre....The script by Peter Baynham and Sarah Smith has plenty of sly jokes for grown-ups."New York Times "[W]ith an avalanche of charm, wit, and enlivening, highly oxygenated performances....[A] fleet, sweet-natured film."Movieline "[A]n endlessly amusing 3D, CG-animated Yuletide romp with lively innovation at every turn and a dream voice cast headed by James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie and Bill Nighy."Hollywood Reporter 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] worthy addition to the Christmas movie canon. It's funny and good-looking, with an impeccable voice cast of U.K. actors."Washington Post "[It] strikes just the right combination of naughty and nice, reverent and irrelevant, holiday-sweet and Aardman dry." -- Grade: B+A.V. Club "[It's] genuinely sweet, and the complicated relations among Santa's clan are surprisingly believable." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly0.2506664

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3 stars out of 5 -- "[L]ively and amusing....ARTHUR is at its best during a world tour that takes McAvoy, his granddad and their sleigh from Toronto to the Serengeti."Total Film "[A] tender and upbeat spirit informs the writing and the execution."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "Animation here is top notch....It does have a secret weapon in its stellar, mostly British voice cast lead by McAvoy who brings a nice sense of sweetness and sincerity to his likeable goofball Arthur."Box Office "What makes ARTHUR sing is that it plays as much like a family comedy as a holiday film."USA Today "[T]his scrappy, smart animated tale can hold its own against the rest of the genre....The script by Peter Baynham and Sarah Smith has plenty of sly jokes for grown-ups."New York Times "[W]ith an avalanche of charm, wit, and enlivening, highly oxygenated performances....[A] fleet, sweet-natured film."Movieline "[A]n endlessly amusing 3D, CG-animated Yuletide romp with lively innovation at every turn and a dream voice cast headed by James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie and Bill Nighy."Hollywood Reporter 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] worthy addition to the Christmas movie canon. It's funny and good-looking, with an impeccable voice cast of U.K. actors."Washington Post "[It] strikes just the right combination of naughty and nice, reverent and irrelevant, holiday-sweet and Aardman dry." -- Grade: B+A.V. Club "[It's] genuinely sweet, and the complicated relations among Santa's clan are surprisingly believable." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly0.2506664

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3 stars out of 5 -- "[L]ively and amusing....ARTHUR is at its best during a world tour that takes McAvoy, his granddad and their sleigh from Toronto to the Serengeti."Total Film "[A] tender and upbeat spirit informs the writing and the execution."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "Animation here is top notch....It does have a secret weapon in its stellar, mostly British voice cast lead by McAvoy who brings a nice sense of sweetness and sincerity to his likeable goofball Arthur."Box Office "What makes ARTHUR sing is that it plays as much like a family comedy as a holiday film."USA Today "[T]his scrappy, smart animated tale can hold its own against the rest of the genre....The script by Peter Baynham and Sarah Smith has plenty of sly jokes for grown-ups."New York Times "[W]ith an avalanche of charm, wit, and enlivening, highly oxygenated performances....[A] fleet, sweet-natured film."Movieline "[A]n endlessly amusing 3D, CG-animated Yuletide romp with lively innovation at every turn and a dream voice cast headed by James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie and Bill Nighy."Hollywood Reporter 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] worthy addition to the Christmas movie canon. It's funny and good-looking, with an impeccable voice cast of U.K. actors."Washington Post "[It] strikes just the right combination of naughty and nice, reverent and irrelevant, holiday-sweet and Aardman dry." -- Grade: B+A.V. Club "[It's] genuinely sweet, and the complicated relations among Santa's clan are surprisingly believable." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly0.2506664

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3 stars out of 5 -- "[L]ively and amusing....ARTHUR is at its best during a world tour that takes McAvoy, his granddad and their sleigh from Toronto to the Serengeti."Total Film "[A] tender and upbeat spirit informs the writing and the execution."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "Animation here is top notch....It does have a secret weapon in its stellar, mostly British voice cast lead by McAvoy who brings a nice sense of sweetness and sincerity to his likeable goofball Arthur."Box Office "What makes ARTHUR sing is that it plays as much like a family comedy as a holiday film."USA Today "[T]his scrappy, smart animated tale can hold its own against the rest of the genre....The script by Peter Baynham and Sarah Smith has plenty of sly jokes for grown-ups."New York Times "[W]ith an avalanche of charm, wit, and enlivening, highly oxygenated performances....[A] fleet, sweet-natured film."Movieline "[A]n endlessly amusing 3D, CG-animated Yuletide romp with lively innovation at every turn and a dream voice cast headed by James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie and Bill Nighy."Hollywood Reporter 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] worthy addition to the Christmas movie canon. It's funny and good-looking, with an impeccable voice cast of U.K. actors."Washington Post "[It] strikes just the right combination of naughty and nice, reverent and irrelevant, holiday-sweet and Aardman dry." -- Grade: B+A.V. Club "[It's] genuinely sweet, and the complicated relations among Santa's clan are surprisingly believable." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly0.2506664

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3 stars out of 5 -- "[L]ively and amusing....ARTHUR is at its best during a world tour that takes McAvoy, his granddad and their sleigh from Toronto to the Serengeti."Total Film "[A] tender and upbeat spirit informs the writing and the execution."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "Animation here is top notch....It does have a secret weapon in its stellar, mostly British voice cast lead by McAvoy who brings a nice sense of sweetness and sincerity to his likeable goofball Arthur."Box Office "What makes ARTHUR sing is that it plays as much like a family comedy as a holiday film."USA Today "[T]his scrappy, smart animated tale can hold its own against the rest of the genre....The script by Peter Baynham and Sarah Smith has plenty of sly jokes for grown-ups."New York Times "[W]ith an avalanche of charm, wit, and enlivening, highly oxygenated performances....[A] fleet, sweet-natured film."Movieline "[A]n endlessly amusing 3D, CG-animated Yuletide romp with lively innovation at every turn and a dream voice cast headed by James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie and Bill Nighy."Hollywood Reporter 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] worthy addition to the Christmas movie canon. It's funny and good-looking, with an impeccable voice cast of U.K. actors."Washington Post "[It] strikes just the right combination of naughty and nice, reverent and irrelevant, holiday-sweet and Aardman dry." -- Grade: B+A.V. Club "[It's] genuinely sweet, and the complicated relations among Santa's clan are surprisingly believable." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly0.2506664

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3 stars out of 5 -- "[L]ively and amusing....ARTHUR is at its best during a world tour that takes McAvoy, his granddad and their sleigh from Toronto to the Serengeti."Total Film "[A] tender and upbeat spirit informs the writing and the execution."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "Animation here is top notch....It does have a secret weapon in its stellar, mostly British voice cast lead by McAvoy who brings a nice sense of sweetness and sincerity to his likeable goofball Arthur."Box Office "What makes ARTHUR sing is that it plays as much like a family comedy as a holiday film."USA Today "[T]his scrappy, smart animated tale can hold its own against the rest of the genre....The script by Peter Baynham and Sarah Smith has plenty of sly jokes for grown-ups."New York Times "[W]ith an avalanche of charm, wit, and enlivening, highly oxygenated performances....[A] fleet, sweet-natured film."Movieline "[A]n endlessly amusing 3D, CG-animated Yuletide romp with lively innovation at every turn and a dream voice cast headed by James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie and Bill Nighy."Hollywood Reporter 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] worthy addition to the Christmas movie canon. It's funny and good-looking, with an impeccable voice cast of U.K. actors."Washington Post "[It] strikes just the right combination of naughty and nice, reverent and irrelevant, holiday-sweet and Aardman dry." -- Grade: B+A.V. Club "[It's] genuinely sweet, and the complicated relations among Santa's clan are surprisingly believable." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly0.2506664

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Rolling Stone (11/14/96, pp.112-114) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...The music remains cotton-candy sweet, but vocalist Nina Persson and guitarist Peter Svensson temper the giddiness with strikingly downbeat songwriting..."Entertainment Weekly (9/20/96, p.82) - "...Nina Persson's dream-whipped vocals tra-la-la through ditties about being hit, stepped on, or abandoned....Thankfully, the happy musical arrangements keep the themes as featherweight as an episode of LOVE BOAT." - Rating: B+Q (10/96, p.158) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...the quintet cook up a highly appealing blend of instantly accessible indiepop, made less twee by Peter Svensson's roaring but controlled guitar and given more depth by Lasse Johansson's rumbling keyboards..."Alternative Press (1/97, p.66) - 4 (out of 5) "...Just like this album."Option (11-12/96, pp.96-97) - "...The arrangements again are lush yet crisp, with bouncy beats, charming hooks, Nina Persson's girlish voice, and crunchy guitar chords rubbing against flutes, strings and chimes....shifts tempos, accents and effects imaginatively..."Melody Maker (12/21-28/96, pp.66-67) - Ranked #30 on Melody Maker's list of 1996's `Albums Of The Year.'Melody Maker (9/21/96, p.49) - Bloody Essential - "If people this cool, this clever and this outrageously gifted weren't also thoroughly misunderstood, it wouldn't be fair....FIRST BAND ON THE MOON is, on its own terms, one of the most accomplished and affecting pop records of the year....This is real music..."NME (Magazine) (12/21-28/96, pp.66-67) - Ranked #43 in NME's 1996 critic's poll.NME (Magazine) (9/28/96, p.57) - 8 (out of 10) - "...LIFE was actually a sweet'n'simple compilation of their first two Swedish albums, which rather sneakily left out all the weird'n'nasty bits. Here, however, are The Cardigans in all their Ozzy-worshipping, ex-boyfriend-abusing, ambient cocktail jazz-embracing glory....But they all sound like heavenly pop hits regardless..."0.1526456

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Rolling Stone (11/14/96, pp.112-114) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...The music remains cotton-candy sweet, but vocalist Nina Persson and guitarist Peter Svensson temper the giddiness with strikingly downbeat songwriting..."Entertainment Weekly (9/20/96, p.82) - "...Nina Persson's dream-whipped vocals tra-la-la through ditties about being hit, stepped on, or abandoned....Thankfully, the happy musical arrangements keep the themes as featherweight as an episode of LOVE BOAT." - Rating: B+Q (10/96, p.158) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...the quintet cook up a highly appealing blend of instantly accessible indiepop, made less twee by Peter Svensson's roaring but controlled guitar and given more depth by Lasse Johansson's rumbling keyboards..."Alternative Press (1/97, p.66) - 4 (out of 5) "...Just like this album."Option (11-12/96, pp.96-97) - "...The arrangements again are lush yet crisp, with bouncy beats, charming hooks, Nina Persson's girlish voice, and crunchy guitar chords rubbing against flutes, strings and chimes....shifts tempos, accents and effects imaginatively..."Melody Maker (12/21-28/96, pp.66-67) - Ranked #30 on Melody Maker's list of 1996's `Albums Of The Year.'Melody Maker (9/21/96, p.49) - Bloody Essential - "If people this cool, this clever and this outrageously gifted weren't also thoroughly misunderstood, it wouldn't be fair....FIRST BAND ON THE MOON is, on its own terms, one of the most accomplished and affecting pop records of the year....This is real music..."NME (Magazine) (12/21-28/96, pp.66-67) - Ranked #43 in NME's 1996 critic's poll.NME (Magazine) (9/28/96, p.57) - 8 (out of 10) - "...LIFE was actually a sweet'n'simple compilation of their first two Swedish albums, which rather sneakily left out all the weird'n'nasty bits. Here, however, are The Cardigans in all their Ozzy-worshipping, ex-boyfriend-abusing, ambient cocktail jazz-embracing glory....But they all sound like heavenly pop hits regardless..."0.1526456

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