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Black Swan: A Sharp Wing to the Face

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

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

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

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 […]