For a start, he's got a real temper on him, which some are marking out as a good attitude, but for a first proper Wimbledon appearance he seemed a mite melodramatic to me.
On the plus side there are some characters to really care about: on the minus, an uneasy mood that veers between serious and melodramatic .
No slight was intended, I'm sure, the sin - to be melodramatic for a moment - being one of omission, not commission.
You would expect to see those kinds of stories on a melodramatic TV drama.
It would be in the hands of most directors, but Moretti doesn't allow melodramatic excess to infiltrate his story.
I've seen the rolling eyes, I know they think we're being melodramatic .
This is a subversive comedy dressed up as a melodramatic thriller about money, sex and revenge.
Characters disappear inexplicably and there is much melodramatic action, with farce never far off.
Most of you must know that Udayakumar, a contemporary of Rajkumar, was famous for his highly melodramatic performances.
You might say that Maddin directs in a genre all his own, remaking melodramatic movies that never existed.