mind-bender


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mind-bender

and mind-blower
n. a hallucinogenic drug, typically LSD. (Drugs.) That mind-bender takes a long time to wear off. This stuff is a real mind-blower.
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There are plot twists galore in Cypher, which isn't the mind-bender audiences will expect
I can't help but feel sorry for her and, yes, I want to carry her off to a much simpler place, a place where kids are allowed to get dirty, their parents stay together and the biggest mind-bender is how to wiggle your way into a pair of flares before anyone else so you can be Jill or Kelly for a day.
Dick yarn that posits the existence of unseen operators yanking the strings of human progress, writer-director George Nolfi's modest mind-bender is certainly headier and more thoughtful than mainstream dramatic norm.
THE intergalactic crime fighters are back with another mind-bender of a case, which began under the command of Torchwood officials 90 years ago and is only now coming to a head.
Mind-bender Gareth, 31, who lives in Newtownards, Co Down, is one of the youngest hypnotists in the UK.
It's hard to steal a movie from superactors such as Meryl Streep and Nicolas Cage, especially when they're operating at the peak of their imaginative powers as they do in the acclaimed, multireality mind-bender ``Adaptation'' (opening Dec.
But it's films like Erik Matti and Michiko Yamamoto's Honor Thy Father and Lav Diaz's upcoming historical mind-bender, Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis, that allow the 32-year-old actor to courageously step out of his comfort zone-and let his followers see him in a different light
Mysterious and transcendent in David Lynch's transfixing mind-bender, Watts delightfully displays her comic talents here as a frustrated but game trooper thrashing around the low end of the Hollywood food chain.
British director Christopher Nolan's mind-bender beat Stanley Kubrick's final film Eyes Wide Shut and Mulholland Drive, the latest offering from David Lynch.
Either way, ``Copenhagen,'' Michael Frayn's mind-bender of a play, is a fascinating evening.
It's not that he's daydreaming, but Tresco - like so many other top sports stars these days - uses a mind-bender to prepare him for a long stint at the crease.
NOTHING PREMIER BUT THE PRICE Loughgall's Colin Malone has been frustrated by his aim to recruit top-flight players MIND-BENDER Bangor's Ben Browne, trailed by Davy Hawthorne, helped himself to a lastminute equaliser against Loughgall
Now mind-bender Uri Geller is joining the Daily Record.
Talk about surreal: both Tom Cruise's annoying, overproduced mind-bender ``Vanilla Sky,'' and this thing ``Final,'' which plays for all the world like a no-budget knockoff of the big Hollywood vanity project, hit theaters on the same day.
Prolific, always interesting Japanese helmer Kiyoshi Kurosawa comes up with another mind-bender in "Charisma," a realistic allegory on his favorite subject -- human behavior out of joint with natural forces.