Were someone to ask for a two-word review of “Justice League,” I would sum up the DCEU film as “entirely underwhelming.” The film series may have partially righted the ship with this year’s incredibly impressive “Wonder Woman,” but this Zack Snyder-helmed project (Joss Whedon has a screenplay credit) is closer to last year’s “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” also from Snyder, than the superior Patty Jenkins film. The issue is not (necessarily) one of director.
I referred to the 2015 Will Ferrell-Mark Wahlberg comedy, “Daddy’s Home,” as, “an easy-going comedy with two very funny men at its center.” I went on to write that, “even if the movie doesn’t break new ground or explore new territory, it’s great fun.”Now we have the sequel, “Daddy’s Home 2,” and it again doesn’t break any ground. That’s fine, but it is also somewhat less fun, and that’s not as good.
At the end of Neil Simon’s comedic spin on the detective genre, “Murder by Death,” the classic detectives are given a comeuppance. The frustrations of the average reader/viewer are taken out as it is explained to the detectives that they’ve been cheating with their surprise endings for years, doing things like withholding information, introducing characters at the end, that sort of thing.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".