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She'd ask you to take out the trash or mow the lawn and if you made a mopey face she'd taunt you with lines from the movie: "Little Michael, so eager to take out the trash, yet so reluctant to admit it.
With all this to occupy your time, mopey attitudes are sure to be a thing of the past.
The title track is not the usual mopey (or even angry) break up song, rather, it's a modern-pop concoction filled with snazzy synths, snappy beats and the catchiest melody about the most welcome split in Pinoy pop.
Among the smitten are tomboy Natalie (Laura Tebbitt) who falls for Chad, who fruitlessly chases cerebral siren Miss Sandra, who also has a suitor in Shaun Williamson's mopey widower Jim, who is doted on by cynical bar owner Sylvia (Mica Paris).
Is she really judgmental, mopey, and snobbish, as her friends seem to think?
After a great deal of this, Eliot and his wife begin to feel like characters out of a bad Victorian melodrama, if not monstrously mopey graduate students.
While that mopey crooner is up for a pack-leading six Grammy Awards on Sunday night, including all four of the major categories -- best new artist, and song, record and album of the year -- Beyonce, whose self-titled album shook the music game when it was released unannounced at the end of 2013, has as many nominations and, throughout her benevolent reign, 17 wins to Smith's zero.
Spike Jonze's modern romance is too mopey to satirise 'social' networking.
In fact, far from fooling anyone, this mopey opening merely provides an awkward bit of melodrama that we have to get past before the carnage can commence--which it does soon enough, when "Game of Thrones" goon Alfie Allen, playing Iosef, the bratty son of a Russian crime boss, improbably shows up at a rural gas station and offers to buy Wick's prized 1969 Boss Mustang.
But looking at the bigger picture, Big School may have stumbled on a bottomless pit of inspiration: take all those mopey teenage Waterloo Road plots and replay them as prat-fall comedy.
THE STORY: Hoping to shake off a midlife crisis, mopey husband and failed academic Kit Noonan sets out to find the biological father he never knew.