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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, […]

Stolen Tweets: History Edition
Glee: Deep Fried Birthday Cake Ice Cream Sprinkled with Happiness

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 […]

Snowmageddon 11’: 10 Signs It’s Snowing in Nashville

1.  Local meteorologists are paid bonuses to interrupt your favorite shows to tell you that it is indeed snowing and, even more shocking, that it is cold outside. 2.  Milk and bread buyers transform into crack addicts and will stop at nothing to get their wheat and Vitamin D fix. 3.  Every school superintendent has […]

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 […]

Stolen Diaries: Angelina Jolie

Monday, January 17th 2011 Dear Diary, Today I awoke with a bit of a hangover. The Golden Globes were a spectacular failure. Though I wouldn’t consider The Tourist my finest work, I’d hoped that my threats to make a sequel to Salt would get me the trophy. Adopted 12 more kids this week. Well, Brad […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

10 Things You Learn in MBA School

10.      When in doubt, the phrases “return on investment” and “lean supply chain” can be used to answer all questions. 9.         All Finance majors can quote Gordon Gecko. 8.        International students know your language, their language, and generally 3,452 others. Thank you American educational system. For nothing. 7.        Reading the Power Point slides are a […]