Sentences with phrase «sure hand»

In my mind's eye I see Ad eternally creating his «last painting,» workmanlike, in a methodical dance around a supine canvas, balancing the quickly drying paint in each corner, seeking an even, flat surface with no trace of his sure hand or the small brush he was brave enough to rely on.
ART
Melanie Scheiner stars, she's a grungier, more desperate Greta Gerwig, and Lev Lewis directs with a sure hand, balancing the tension and humor just enough to avoid the ponderous self-seriousness of too many indie features.
MOVIES & TV
«In Donna Leon's sure hands, the crime novel becomes an instrument for exploring social justice and universal truths about human behavior while beautifully telling a compelling story.»
BOOKS
[I haven't seen it yet, but it's on my list — the reviews are uniformly good, and Affleck displayed a sure hand with «The Town».]
MONEY
Any certainty about these women's futures would ring false and Labaki writes and directs with a sure hand for capturing universal truths.
MOVIES & TV
Director/writer john Huston surely turns in a exemplary work of drama, lust, greed, corruption, backstabbing, and all the usual standbys of life on planet earth, with a sure hand and eye.
MOVIES & TV
His writing style remains the same here — broad characters put into tough situations with broader themes resonating throughout — and as a director, he has a sure hand keeping the focus on what really matters.
MOVIES & TV
To get into the sure hands of Marvel president Kevin Feige, Spider-Man first needed help from the cast discovered by Paul Feig.
MOVIES & TV
Disaster is likely to strike at some point, no matter how sure the hand at the helm.
BUSINESS
«As history it is fascinating and as entertainment it is superb; with a remarkable cast, a tight and sharp script, and a sure hand on the helm.»
MOVIES & TV
Retired chief John Reinhardt brought stability and a sure hand as interim chief.
POLITICS
From the moment I signed on to utilize Smith Publicity's expertise, I felt at peace knowing I was in sure hands.
BOOKS
Certainly, the material is missing the sure hand of a Terry Zwigoff or Richard Linklater, or perhaps its unevenness is merely a result of the re-edit it underwent after causing a panic amongst US distributors due to mainstream-unfriendly gay sex scenes.
MOVIES & TV
Under Greta Gerwig's astonishingly sure hand, the two give stunning performances as a daughter and mother who have a relationship that every woman I know found terrifyingly spot-on.
MOVIES & TV
Adam Legge, the director of the city's chamber of commerce, noted in an interview later that the Calgary business community perhaps were not feeling the grip of the sure hand they were hoping Notley would possess.
BUSINESS
Wildly upping the scale on his 2005 directing debut Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Black proves a sure hand when it comes to delivering comes to delivering juggernaut action (shades of his 1996 writing gig The Long Kiss Goodnight).
MOVIES & TV
Wallace has a smooth style and a sure hand in combining near tragedy with whimsy, whether she's detailing Carolina and Pietro's social circle, the state of scientific knowledge, or the progression of Carolina's blindness.
BOOKS
Polanski, who co-wrote the script with Rafael Iglesias, brings a sure hand to the material: This is one of the best-staged and lit theatrical adaptations I have seen in some time.
MOVIES & TV
Since children spend so much time together in close quarters during the school year, it's a good idea to make sure hand washing becomes something they do automatically, as a matter of habit.
PARENTING
Make sure hand comes back to body at same angle you throw it out; good boxers throw punches in a straight line.
HEALTH & FITNESS
Fans of Lewis in Homeland and Billions may be in for a shock, but the production is in the sure hands of Ian Rickson as director.
MOVIES & TV
The only exception is that gearshift lever, which requires a sure hand.
AUTOMOBILES
Henry Hathaway, well recognized as an effective director of classic action films, maintains a veteran's sure hands on the film - allowing it to breath comfortably in the first half and then ratcheting up the action in the second.
MOVIES & TV
Poerio is a possession receiver who runs precise routes with speed, quickness and sure hands.
SPORTS
Gronkowski's sure hands turned into butterfingers on his first spike...
SPORTS
Like his father Ivan (Ghostbusters) Jason Reitman has shown himself to be a sure hand at helming comedy, and his less commercial sensibility has resulted in films as spiky and interesting as Young Adult, Juno, Up in the Air and Thank You For Smoking...
MOVIES & TV
No one, however, has filled in the picture with Carpenter's detail, balance and sure hand.
RELIGION
His reach is over-ambitious at times, but he has a sure hand with the narrative and fills each frame with splendid images.
MOVIES & TV
Still, he writes and directs with the sure hand of someone who knows his milieu, pulling shrewdly layered performances from his two young leads and something much sweeter from the hapless Tim (though it's mostly bittersweet now; Yelchin died only two weeks after shooting wrapped).
MOVIES & TV
is given screen life under the sure hand of cinematographer Haskell Wexler, the genius lenser fresh from lovely work with Tony Richardson, Elia Kazan, and Franklin Schaffner and just two years away from making his own generational statement with the reality-skewing Medium Cool.
MOVIES & TV
Wynne-Jones writes with a sure hand and a willingness to take readers into uncharted territory.
BOOKS
The Incredible Hulk's biggest disappointment is Leterrier's failure to guide the action sequences and special effects with a sure hand.
MOVIES & TV
«A.C.O.D.» is written and directed with a sure hand, and if the editing sometimes feels a little anxious, that's understandable for a first feature.
MOVIES & TV
And first-time Hollywood director Jim Gillespie shows a sure hand (or is that a fisherman's hook?)
MOVIES & TV
Spielberg's sure hand and usual collaborators — musician John Williams, cinematographer Janusz Kamiński, and editor Michael Kahn (Sarah Broshar is also credited as an editor — make the movie impeccable.
BUSINESS
Following an aspiring voiceover artist who tries to escape from the shadow of her father, a legend in the field, Bell assembled an excellent cast including Fred Melamed, Demetri Martin, Rob Corddry, Nick Offerman and Geena Davis, and, by most accounts, proved a sure hand behind the camera and a winning presence in front of it.
MOVIES & TV
Gordon Green directs with a sure hand; he clearly works well with cinematographer Tim Orr, who has worked with the director on nearly all of his projects and certainly brings the correct tricks to match films as disparate as
MOVIES & TV
But a photo of it is posted on Horbachov's Web site under the category «Attributed Works of Art» with the comment, «I assumed that this work painted by a sure hand and with a great mastery is an authentic Malevich.»
ART
Annihilation doesn't have Arrival's same sure hand at the wheel, or interest in sparking the audience to spin it.
MOVIES & TV
SO, anyhoosies, DO make sure the hand rails have some kind of protection for the kiddies not to slip through as they climb the stairs.
HOUSE & HOME
Here she shows a sure hand in flipping perspective and reimagining the insides and outsides of the structure in her head, and not just on a screen.
ART
Yet this isn't the only artistic downfall that Trier's film marks, as Isabelle Huppert's previously sure hand at picking the crème de la crème of contemporary cinema has clearly also gone awry, the venerable French actress coming off here like a profile-hungry Madonna in desperate search of a new Mirwais.
MOVIES & TV
Coppola, who has shown a sure hand as a documentarian — she made the superb «Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse» in 1991 — has turned in a poorly acted, colossal bore of a film that strikes wrong notes from beginning to end.
MOVIES & TV
While Dash literally worries her diminutive textile sculptures to pieces, the majority of these works (all Untitled, 2016)-- composed primarily of stacked or beveled arrangements of jute-stretched canvases, quantities of gessoed or hand-painted fabric, and lengths of twine embedded in or hanging from troweled-on adobe grounds — feature tactile surfaces manipulated by the sure hand of composure.
ART
Perkins showcases admirable restraint and a sure hand throughout, letting his slow burning supernatural thriller gain mass at its own languid pace before driving it all home.
MOVIES & TV
The laws surrounding workers compensation can be complicated and intricate, but with our expert staff you will be in safe and sure hands and learn more about workers» compensation laws and everything that it covers.
LAW
But under Louise Borden's sure hand, children and adults alike will find themselves caught up in the amazing saga of an important scientific challenge when they read Sea Clocks: The Story of Longitude.
BOOKS
He got those last five yards against Mississippi State thanks to some sure hands and quick feet.
SPORTS
Newcomers: Ben VanSumeren, a 2018 signee, played at tight end in high school but at 6-foot-3, has size, speed, sure hands and power that can translate to fullback.
SPORTS
These measured bands may seem at odds with the lyrical backdrop, like crashing Park Seo-bo «s austere mechanics with Christopher Wool «s gritty choreography — yet Olson's sure hand makes it believable, and the combination works... Olson doesn't treat her works preciously, but she brings them to the exact stage where we, the viewers, become that palmist and editor to contemplate them further.»
ART
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