punch-drunk


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punch-drunk

and punchy
mod. unstable; stupid acting; bewildered. (From a term describing a boxer suffering from brain damage.) I feel sort of punch-drunk after a roller coaster ride.
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One evening Barry calls a phone sex chat line, and it is through this experience that the dark underbelly of Punch-Drunk Love comes to light.
Punch-Drunk Comedy |has pledged an additional PS200 to Bradley's Smile Trust if the attendance passes 200.
In Punch-Drunk Love, the bouts of fury shown by his character actually help a fragile romance blossom between him and Emily Watson.
Punch-Drunk Love (Paul Thomas Anderson) Anderson's razor-sharp direction incorporates artwork by Jeremy Blake and music by John Brion and Harry Nilsson.
If Scorsese guided Boogie Nights and the Altman of Short Cuts haunted Magnolia, then the gorgeously photographed, classic Hollywood-quoting artifice of the Coen brothers informs Punch-Drunk Love--though Anderson populates his film with somewhat believable human beings rather than well-played windup dolls.
Never Submit" is an inspirational tale similar to Rocky, but the lead character is an intelligent young man (as are most fighters competing in this sport) rather than a beaten-down punch-drunk fighter.
The Punch-Drunk Love star - in town to promote his new movie Click - did an hilarious imitation of Michael Jackson's moonwalk at London's Chinawhite on Tuesday.
Courageous Chacon: Fraser talked about Chacon, who for years has suffered from a bad case of pugilistic dementia, or punch-drunk syndrome.
EXPECT punch-drunk movie boxer Rocky Balboa to be flogging his own brand of kitchenware should he make it back on to the big screen.
With its showy wide-angle close-ups and punch-drunk hand-held camera moves, it's more a frantic resume than a movie.
Never Submit is an inspirational tale similar to Rocky, but the lead character is an intelligent young man (as are most fighters competing in this sport) rather than a beaten-down punch-drunk fighter.
BOSSES at the Aussie-themed Walkabout pub chain are punch-drunk after a crackdown on underage drinking hit sales.
They will provide yet more cannon-fodder for bookmakers to chuck at already punch-drunk punters.
Now, through a disastrous confluence of mismanagement at almost all levels of government and a punch-drunk economy, new champions of more good causes have raised their banners to try their luck tilting at that bane of big-spending California governments - Proposition 13.
The Prime Minister and Tory leader looked like punch-drunk boxers trading blows, each hoping the other would buckle first.