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The latter stages of the film, in which a conspiracy is broadly sketched out, would be wobbly enough without Oliver Stone making JFK out to be some sort of saint—but his soft-soaping of JFK’s management of the Bay of Pigs crisis is risible.
OLIVER STONE’S CRACKPOT JFK CONSPIRACY MOVIE IS A HILARIOUS, HEAD-SPINNING MESSCASPAR SALMONJULY 12, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Although the Taken movies are mostly risible, Neeson’s persona connected with audiences and his old-school masculinity inspired more talented filmmakers to seize on his popularity.
THE SURPRISINGLY DURABLE SECOND ACT OF LIAM NEESONSCOTT TOBIASJUNE 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It was an absurd case brought under a risible legal theory that was widely mocked even by many outspoken opponents of Obamacare.
THE SUPREME COURT SHUT DOWN AN ATTACK ON OBAMACARE IN THE MOST DISMISSIVE WAY POSSIBLEIAN MILLHISERJUNE 17, 2021VOX
Annual property taxes are risible resembling other states’ monthly bills.
LOVELY, LITTLE DELAWARE — LONG FAMOUS FOR CORPORATIONS, CHICKENS AND CREDIT CARDS — IS READY FOR ITS BIG MOMENTKAREN HELLERJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Risible, riz′i-bl, adj. capable of exciting laughter: laughable: amusing.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
Her exclamations, at his extraordinary appearance, were too much for the risible muscles of the rest of the company.
MANNERS, VOL 2 OF 3FRANCES BROOKE
Toby's breath caught in his throat for a moment, but he stiffened his risible muscle like a man.
MAMMON AND CO.E. F. BENSON
Humor operates from within, with its slow and prolonged excitation of your risible soul.
THE KNICKERBOCKER, VOL. 57, NO. 1, JANUARY 1861VARIOUS
Man is the only risible animal: risibility may be said, therefore, to be his distinguishing mark.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 64, NO. 398, DECEMBER 1848VARIOUS
The reciprocal civility of authors is one of the most risible scenes in the farce of life.
THE WORKS OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, VOL. 6SAMUEL JOHNSON
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