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- n. Plural form of scrunt.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of scrunt.
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Beasts called scrunts are out to kill her, and the super must enlist everyone in the complex -- none of whom, oddly, bats an eye -- to help her return to her world.
LADY IN THE WATER is a movie as much about reconnecting with our childhood as it is about narfs, scrunts (villainous wolf creatures ...) and other fantastical creatures.
Before Big Bird flies in like a 747, Story escapes the carnivorous scrunts, who eat the cynical movie critic instead.
Meanwhile, the super summons the tenants in the Cove to act as human vessels and protect Story from the hairy scrunts until the Great Eatlon arrives and flies her back to the world she came from.
The scrunts have poison claws; three scratches and you die.
She’s a spirit who is trying to get back to the mythological Blue World at the bottom of the ocean on the wings of a giant eagle called the Great Eatlon, but she’s in danger of being clawed to death by vicious green carnivores called “scrunts” who look like warthogs covered with sea grass.