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The final four serialized installments converge upon a “Cereal Convention,” where the story’s key players gather amid smugly whimsical murderers that underscore the show’s penchant for derivative gore and anticlimactic resolutions.
‘THE SANDMAN’ SUGGESTS SOME COMICS ARE BETTER LEFT OFF-SCREENINKOO KANGAUGUST 5, 2022WASHINGTON POST
More than anything, the episode felt sparse, anticlimactic, and unfinished—three things a finale should never be—too attenuated by the loss of too many original SATC cast members to stand on its own.
AND JUST LIKE THAT: A POSTMORTEM FOR A SEQUEL THAT WAS DEAD ON ARRIVALJUDY BERMANFEBRUARY 3, 2022TIME
The Greens reached nearly 15 percent of the vote, a real expansion of their representation in parliament, but it felt a bit anticlimactic for the party after it once led the race.
GERMANY’S (SORT OF) CHANGE ELECTIONSJEN KIRBYSEPTEMBER 27, 2021VOX
Along with the sparse, anticlimactic but occasionally transcendent Tokyo Olympics, the past month’s best programming has gone hard on sun and fun.
THE 5 BEST NEW TV SHOWS OUR CRITIC WATCHED IN JULY 2021JUDY BERMANJULY 30, 2021TIME
The 2021 Oscars, like the year they celebrated, were destined to be the most anticlimactic ever Scott Rudin’s bad behavior was just another Hollywood cliche until a new generation said time’s up
AUDIENCES LOVE FAMILY FILMS. HOLLYWOOD MIGHT BE CATCHING ON.ANN HORNADAYMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It was also the rare Oscars upset that is truly satisfying — a rich payoff for all of us who’ve stayed up watching this show to the bitter, usually-anticlimactic end every year.
THE OSCARS ALWAYS GET IT WRONG. HERE ARE THE REAL BEST PICTURES OF THE PAST 45 YEARS.DAN ZAK, AMY ARGETSINGERAPRIL 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The rest of the tests, you can imagine, were almost anticlimactic.
CUE FOR QUIETTHOMAS L. SHERRED
His polished spear, when he stood it beside him, was almost anticlimactic.
A KNYGHT THER WASROBERT F. YOUNG
And all the journey back to Darth was as anticlimactic as that.
THE PIRATES OF ERSATZMURRAY LEINSTER
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