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Stowaway pulls plenty of pages from the generic space-movie handbook, but it still builds a mood of dread and contemplative ennui, finding its resolution in a final, somber shot.Netflix's Pensive Stowaway Tangles with Issues of Morality, and Selfhood, in Space|Stephanie Zacharek|April 22, 2021|Time
The reader gets to know this contemplative narrator through a series of vignettes that showcase her witty observational skills and Lahiri’s piercing prose.Here Are the 15 New Books You Should Read in April|Annabel Gutterman|April 1, 2021|Time
One exterior path will mimic a mountain climb, while the other will provide access to more contemplative outdoor spaces, for reading, chilling or checking email.The Helix is a distraction. Amazon’s new headquarters will change more than just its Arlington neighborhood.|Philip Kennicott|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
But it was that period in her life, when her career was just taking shape, that produces her most contemplative answers.Diane von Furstenberg: How I Learned to Love My Wrap Dress|Lizzie Crocker|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I found their melancholy inviting and I appreciated their contemplative, lonely world.
Though the scene is spare, the effect is powerful: bright, solemn, contemplative.Photographer Raymond Depardon Captures the ‘Sweet Moments’|Sarah Moroz|November 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Scott's film is less contemplative and more grounded than McCarthy's script, with most of the philosophical digressions excised.The Best Scenes From Cormac McCarthy’s ‘The Counselor’ Screenplay|Thomas Flynn|October 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But which I think has been slightly overstated – there's a contemplative upside to living in and among minimal sculptural forms.
Thereafter he went into a contemplative frame of mind to the docks, and found Sam Blake as usual in his bunk.The Garret and the Garden|R.M. Ballantyne
An upright, phlegmatic man who finally led the contemplative life of one of the ancient hermits.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
It was Tanqueray who kept on looking at him with clear, contemplative eyes under brows no longer irritable.The Creators|May Sinclair
He was merely a friend of her aunt's, and from that contemplative position he never stepped down.With Edged Tools|Henry Seton Merriman
The fish will regard with contemplative indifference every other lure but a close imitation of that particular insect.