Thursday, April 16, 2009

Phrases That Should Never Begin Movie Synopses, Part III

A man (Ray Liotta) injects memory-ladened brain fluid...


I guess I'm nit-picking here, but when space is at a premium--as it always is with these descriptive capsules--why would you go to "ladened"? It doesn't even sound like English! Well, maybe Olde English, as a rhyme for "maidenhead".


  1. It seems to me that "memory-soaked" would be more in keeping with the overall imagery of the sentence.

    But what do I know.

  2. Ah, but can a liquid be soaked?

  3. Hmmm. This sounding more like a "Bounty" ad....


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