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mind-bending

adj.
Intensely affecting the mind, especially to the extent of producing hallucinations.
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There are plot twists galore in Cypher, which isn't the mind-bender audiences will expect
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.
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.
The 86-minute mind-bender -- boasting Australian TV personality Grant Bowler ("The Mole") as a fellow hitcher with a plot to con the soothsayer and featuring "Hawaii Five-O" veteran Al Harrington (Alberta-shot "DreamKeeper") as a mysterious wilderness dweller -- chronicles the hitcher's desperate efforts to escape the supernatural grip the night has on him or end up, as predicted, dead by dawn.
Now mind-bender Uri Geller is joining the Daily Record.
Either way, ``Copenhagen,'' Michael Frayn's mind-bender of a play, is a fascinating evening.
The controversial selection of the well-known mind-bender instead of a pure footballing side-kick was met with sneers around the Premiership too.
Classic Mode: the original Chuzzle in all its glory * Zen Mode: Stress-free, endless play without levels, locks or other constraints; the player's progress is indicated by colorful markers that appear as higher thresholds of popped chuzzles are reached * Mind-Bender Mode: A different sort of Chuzzle puzzle in which players slide rows and columns of chuzzles to make specified patterns * Expert Mode: standard Chuzzle action - only harder
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.
Several web sites have emerged dedicated to everything from tips on solving the mind-bender puzzles, to profiles of recent Sudoku contest winners.
For those of us who weren't convinced by the 76ers' overtime victory on Wednesday, watching them give the Lakers a hard time again Friday was a mind-bender.
Then he would be free to follow his religion and his mind-bender Eileen Drewery, who peddles some eccentric views.