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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

2 Minute Movie Review: The Town

October 9, 2010 by

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The Town in a sentence: If Point Break and Heat had a baby, and then that baby drove around in a tank, married a supermodel, won the World Series of Poker and a game of beer pong simultaneously, and trained a Grizzly Bear to sing show tunes all while revitalizing the economy as Mayor of […]

Movie Sequels that Never Happened Part IV (5 to 1)

August 23, 2010 by

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Finally the list ends!  I actually had to watch Godfather 3 for the first time this weekend.  The things I do for the fans of Bradmouth.  All 8 of them. Part I, Part II, Part III 5. Rocky 5 The drop-off from Rocky IV (the best in the series) to Rocky V is drastic.  Rocky IV […]