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The tasting became known as the Judgment of Paris and was portrayed in the 2008 movie “Bottle Shock,” in which the jovial Spurrier was played by a dour Alan Rickman.
STEVEN SPURRIER BLEW UP THE WINE WORLD WITH THE JUDGMENT OF PARIS. HIS LEGACY LIVES ON.DAVE MCINTYREMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Snyder grabbed the football where Nolan left it and sprinted ahead with an even more dour fictional world in Man of Steel and Batman v Superman.
THE SNYDER CUT IS A BETTER VERSION OF JUSTICE LEAGUE. BUT IT SETS A DANGEROUS PRECEDENTELIANA DOCKTERMANMARCH 15, 2021TIME
Occasionally dour analyst Stacy Rasgon at Bernstein Research tried to temper the joy somewhat.
INTEL GETS THE LEADER IT NEEDSAARON PRESSMANJANUARY 13, 2021FORTUNE
Gin and short dresses defeated dour concern with the world’s problems.
READY FOR THE ROARING ‘20S?ALAN MURRAYJANUARY 4, 2021FORTUNE
The dour among us might point out that such parallels can only go so far.
THE YEAR IN PHYSICSMICHAEL MOYERDECEMBER 23, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
He reached the town in a dour mood of unrest, spite of the promise of wealth he carried in his pocket.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
After daring and trying and tiring, these dour men eventually turned adre, which is Cornish for homeward.
ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
Thornton's as dour as a door-nail; an obstinate chap, every inch on him,—th' oud bulldog!'
NORTH AND SOUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
Through the garden with lowered eyes, past a dour-looking priest with a small paunch.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
Possibly these melancholy matters heightened the dour mood of my new friend, who stayed silent.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL

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