Cliché o Matic: “Helmed”

The third instalment in an unexpected franchise, it was helmed by a first-time director, Jeremiah S. Chechik, whose efforts were cooly received.
–Calum Marsh, National Post, Nov. 29, 2014.

Foster also helmed Wallflower, the latest record from Diana Krall.
–Nick Patch, Canadian Press, Nov. 28, 2014.

Get ready for the first sneak peek of the upcoming Star Wars movie. Disney plans to unveil the first trailer for a big-budget reboot helmed by J.J. Abrams “at select North America theaters” this Friday.
–Andrew Ryan, Globe and Mail, Nov. 24.

Later, he helmed the photographic magazine Image Nation. Today, he continues to lecture about art and the media at the University of Toronto.
–Nathalie Atkinson, Globe and Mail, Nov. 14.

Buzz Lightyear and his cowboy friend Woody are coming back to the big screen. DisneyPixar revealed Thursday that it is working on Toy Story 4, to be directed by John Lasseter, who helmed the first two instalments of the franchise.
–Toronto Star, Nov. 7.

The transition team and advisory council will both be led by former deputy mayor Case Ootes, who also helmedRob Ford’s transition team in 2010.
–Jennifer Pagliaro, Toronto Star, Oct. 29.

In France, petite nouriture is a big deal. And for more than a decade, Naggar, who once helmed cult jeans label Rock & Republic, has wanted to bring that concept to Toronto.
–Michele Henry, Toronto Star, Oct. 22.

As Ford seeks to make his expertise a deciding factor for voters, The Globe explores the inner workings of a company he has helmed for more than a decade.
–Robyn Doolittle/Greg McArthur, Globe and Mail, Oct. 11.

The shooting was helmed by U.S. director Matt Smukler, known recently for his touching, even tear-jerking commercials for Cheerios.
–Susan Krashinsky, Globe and Mail, Oct. 3.

This 25th-anniversary revival is directed by the legendary Max Stafford-Clark, who commissioned the play and helmed its original production at London’s Royal Court Theatre.
–Globe and Mail, Sept. 20.

On the heels of the Deloitte audit, the OPP has opened an investigation into Fennell’s spending, and the expenses of other council members, helmed by a member of the force’s anti-rackets branch.
–Eric Andrew-Gee, Toronto Star, Sept. 19.

Winner: Globe and Mail, 5

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2 comments on “Cliché o Matic: “Helmed”
  1. ChosenBarley says:

    Another bad one is “skedded”, i.e. “scheduled”. Ugh.

  2. mimmo says:

    is “helmed” even a word, or is it one of those verbs like “googled”?

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