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bleakness

b leek nuhs

  • n  a bleak and desolate atmosphere

  • After years of unimaginable bleakness, it is finally time to step into the light.
  • When did the bleakness and perpetually bad weather set in? When did it become the poisonous appendix of our body politic, the place where the dopers and drinkers, the dismal and .
  • The choir and orchestra add a strangely upbeat air to the songs, the bleakness of which had irritated critics when it was released.
News & Articles

  • The Performant: Sympathetic resonance
    While there’s plenty of art created around post-apocalyptic themes, what frequently characterizes it is a sense of bleakness, struggle, and violence. Only rarely does the sheer resilience of the creative spirit get recognized, let alone celebrated by our visionary futurists.
    June 7, 2013 - San Francisco Bay Guardian
Quotes

  • Viggo Mortensen in USA Today
    It's tangible, the misery and hopelessness and the bleakness,Mortensen says. "It gives you much more to work with if you're filming in that world instead of a green screen. You have to bring a story to life in a movie in a way you don't...
  • Nick Wechsler in Los Angeles Times
    It's kind of ingrained in all fathers to protect their children,Wechsler said. "I wasn't afraid of the bleakness of the book, the darkness of the book."
  • Kevin Smith in First Showing (blog)
    In talking about Red State, Smith explains that, "Problem is, the flick is bleak. Beyond bleak, even. Remember how bleak Dark Knight was? This flick makes the bleakness level in that flick seem Beverly Hills Chihuahua bleak."

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