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On Bates Motel, Vera Farmiga masterfully transforms a would-be harridan into a new kind of protagonist: the sensual hysteric.‘Bates Motel’: Ken Tucker Praises Vera Farmiga’s Knife-Sharp Performance|Ken Tucker|May 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His reviews were a unique combination of scholarly, witty, occasionally sarcastic, and masterfully entertaining.
Watch it in high school or college and what you see is an imaginative, masterfully paced thriller, pure and simple.There’s Something About Rosemary’s Baby: Rereading Ira Levin’s 1967 Novel|Stefan Beck|November 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Hussein Ibish masterfully defends the right to engage in blasphemy.
And then Michelle Obama masterfully used it to reintroduce America to her husband.Peter Beinart: The Democratic Convention’s Message Discipline|Peter Beinart|September 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
One may cite the opposite examples of Venice and of Genoa,—the one so masterfully artistic; the other so impotent.Frederic Lord Leighton |Ernest Rhys
"Now you must go back to your desk," she would say masterfully.Tommy and Grizel|J.M. Barrie
In this instance again it was the artillery which, hurrying on in advance, masterfully struck into the conflict.The Franco-German War of 1870-71|Count Helmuth, von Moltke
"But I will not," he said masterfully, looking straight into her eyes with an imperiousness that sat well upon him.Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901|Lucy Maud Montgomery
“There, there,” he said, masterfully throwing an arm around the shoulders of each of the ladies.Doris Force at Locked Gates|Julia K. Duncan