Brightburn

Brightburn

DVD - 2019
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Troubled adolescent Brandon Breyer (Jackson A. Dunn) was finally tipped to the truth that his farmer parents (Elizabeth Banks, David Denman) withheld from him--that he possessed strange and superhuman abilities because he was a foundling from another world. Unfortunately, this young sociopath is less about truth, justice, and the American way than violently bending mankind to his will.
Publisher: [Culver City, California] :, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment,, [2019]
Copyright Date: ©2019
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE BRIG
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (90 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches
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D061145902
Dec 09, 2019

Everybody's a critic. I recently rewatched the entire run of Smallville. This movie is the opposite of that. Clark Kent worried about becoming an unstoppable monster, but the love from his parents kept him on the right course. This film leaves you to wonder did these parents give up too quickly on their child? They certainly lacked the communication skills to work together for the good of the child. Smallville had 10 years to get it right and this is one movie. I enjoyed the film and I hope there is a sequel. I thought this was a well made film that has a story worth a second or third film. Who is this child and why was he sent to destroy the earth? This movie is a good candidate to become a TV series. I would really like to learn more.

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BlueHippo
Dec 06, 2019

I agree with one of the reviewers who said this not a great movie but is an ok way to pass time! It had fairly good acting and special effects and the story line was interesting.

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reginator_22
Dec 01, 2019

As a comic book movie fan I was looking forward to this. The movie itself is ok, should have been better because it has a great premise. A couple of disturbing scenes in this one if you're squeamish.

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SAPL454
Nov 12, 2019

MRI

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A well crafted horror movie to scare you out of your wits!

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LoganLib_Aavishka Oct 29, 2019

A very intense and heart stopping movie. The main actor was so good at his role and keeping you on edge. Brightburn is a really well made thriller. I loved the storyline which explored the path that 'Superman' may have taken if he came from somewhere incredibly evil and was impacted in the wrong way by the people around him. Banks also did a wonderful job in her role as his mother (felt a bit bad for her character though).

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Les_J
Oct 27, 2019

I can't argue with any of the other comments here. Not the best movie, but ok to kill some time.
Combine the stories of Damien (The Omen), The Bad Seed, "It's a Good Life" (1961,The Twilight Zon) , and Superman as a child (but if he was evil), and add some gory death scenes.
There are Brightburn sequels planned.

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matycee
Oct 21, 2019

deplorable. The kid's acting was actually pretty solid all things considered, but that is where anything positive I can say about this movie ends. That being said, it was worth the price I paid to watch it.
LOVE BORROWING!!!

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jamasian_man
Oct 09, 2019

This movie is trash. No pacing for the first 30 minutes. Its just a gory slasher with no tension or suspense. It doesn't capitalize on its premise fully, so its kind of boring and a wasted opportunity.

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jkcookie
Oct 08, 2019

Yeah, the whole ‘what if Superman wasn’t a good guy’ idea for a movie.
Hmm, what if they had a better script and made a great movie?
Guess there are things we will never know.

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Quetzlzacatenango
Oct 07, 2019

A good idea spoiled by a terrible script.

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reginator_22
Dec 01, 2019

Brandon Breyer: Who am I?

Tori Breyer: You're our son.

Brandon Breyer: What is this? Where did I come from?

Tori Breyer: Listen, baby, I... I know it's been difficult for you lately, that you feel different from other kids. You *are* different. After your dad and I got married, we prayed for a baby for so long, to God, to the universe, to anyone that would listen. One night, one perfect night, someone listened.

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jimg2000
Sep 01, 2019

Don't worry, smart guys end up ruling the planet.
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Uh, well, um, bees are pollinators, and wasps are predators.
-Good, good. Anybody else?
And wasps are more aggressive, more dangerous. One species, the Polistes sulcifer, is what's called a brood parasite, they've lost the ability to make nests, so they use brute force to make other wasp species to raise their young. And they make them feed their babies things like beetle larvae and maggots.

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jimg2000
Sep 01, 2019

You know you just had your birthday, winch means that you are becoming a young man and uh.. Your body is changing. Ok. Well we start developing, you know, feelings about women, women's bodies.. I was just like you when I was your age, I also thought about girls all the time. You know, nobody was around to tell me that, It was ok to.. Uh.. Touch it or play with it..
-With what?
Ah you know with.. Your penis.
-Ok.
Look the thing about, you know, sex, it's not.. It's not about organs or body parts.. I mean, you know, it is that too but.. You know, it's about finding the right person and then falling in love. Look all I'm saying is: You are a guy, you know, and you are gonna have certain urges, you know, about girls you see in films or girls in class or whatever.. And I'm just saying that it's ok to give into them now and again.
-Like.. Now?

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reginator_22
Dec 01, 2019

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Disturbing car death scene

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