On a purely superficial level, this album mirrors its predecessor so closely I ought to really give them identical grades.
While this correlation between domestic dictatorship and foreign aggression has a superficial plausibility, it is simply not true on the factual, historical record.
And the characters are so superficial that we hardly care which of these different fates may befall them.
It's all very superficial and doesn't really explore any issues it does raise.
The characters themselves are little more than superficial sketches that become increasingly indistinguishable as the movie proceeds.
If I put my hands around a man's neck and squeeze, I may inflict only superficial damage.
Shreve gives a very superficial rendering of her characters.
At a superficial level, I was different because I wore different clothes, cracked different jokes, interacted with students differently.
I was in two major car accidents, which left me with superficial scars that I will carry the rest of my life.
The film suggests that it is better to understand and accept the condition as normal than to try to eradicate it with supposed miracle cures, or superficial lifestyle changes.