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Essential 2012 Film Term: Sledgehelmer


Sledgehelmer \ˈslej-helm-mər\ (noun): A film director who drives his or her points home with great gusto and an even greater lack of subtlety. From the ancient Yiddish-Bostonian-Spoonerist dialect known as Liserese. See: Andrew Dominik (pictured left), Steven Spielberg, Ang Lee, Tom Hooper.

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