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Black Swan: A Sharp Wing to the Face

March 24, 2011 by

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Black Swan in a Sentence: Extremely visceral and disorienting, like if a tearful Snow White sliced her own forearms with tin can tops while the Seven Dwarfs watched and whistled  “Heigh Ho.” Why I Almost Grew Black Wings: The pacing is highly innovative. Darren Aronofsky masterfully uses the first hour to screw with your senses, […]

Glee: Deep Fried Birthday Cake Ice Cream Sprinkled with Happiness

February 16, 2011 by

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I didn’t want to watch Glee. In fact, I can say that I successfully and artfully dodged all the rabid exhortations from friends and family to watch the first season. Not even when my brother expertly performed the entire Brittney Spears episode, word for word and step for step, did I relent. (Actually that’s not […]

Top 10: Movie Opening Scenes

January 20, 2011 by

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From the writers and editors of Bradmouth …. enjoy your friday. 10: Gladiator Description: After a little historical background the scene opens up to a massive battle between the Roman army and the Germanic tribes (or Vandals, or Goths, or Danes .. you got me .. I don’t know who they are fighting .. it’s […]

So it Begins: Top 10 TV Show Intros

January 12, 2011 by

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Number 10: Thunder Cats I thought ThunderCats was just one long acid trip and I thought that when I was about 5 years old.  Seriously, cats with super powers!  This has to be a product of the 70’s, just a completely wasted decade (just like 2000 to 2010).  Wait, it was released in 1985, amidst […]

Tron Legacy: A Milkshake for Your Eyes

January 4, 2011 by

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Tron: Legacy in a sentence: If you could live your life wearing Pop Rocks tinted contacts lenses and a hearing aid that played classical-techno symphonies jointly arranged by Mozart and Lady Gaga, you would be in the Tron universe, or as they call it, the Grid. What made me want to force my body into […]

Bradmouthin at the Movies: Harry Pooper and the Deathly Plotholes

December 17, 2010 by

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 in a sentence: The Noseless One Who Shall Not Be Named and Harry Potter have two very special, magical traits that distinguish them from all others in the Potter-Verse—both are very confused about how to destroy the other and very good at getting their compatriots killed. What […]

Scott Pilgrim Versus Bradmouth … two men enter .. the fortunate get to leave …

December 16, 2010 by

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There is an excellent chance that within the first 5 minutes of Scott Pilgrim versus the world, you turn to your non-existent significant other or another individual among your viewing party and utter 6 words better saved for Syfy Channel movies, Taylor Swift albums, and the New York Jets offense.  Those are, in no particular […]