The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a. Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.
Helena Bonham Carter,
Juggling angry Russians, the British Mi5, and an international terrorist, debonair art dealer and part time rogue Charlie Mortdecai races to recover a stolen painting rumored to contain a code that leads to lost gold.
In the year 1752, Joshua and Naomi Collins, with young son Barnabas, set sail from Liverpool, England to start a new life in America. But even an ocean was not enough to escape the mysterious curse that has plagued their family. Two decades pass and Barnabas (Johnny Depp) has the world at his feet-or at least the town of Collinsport, Maine. The master of Collinwood Manor, Barnabas is rich, powerful and an inveterate playboy...until he makes the grave mistake of breaking the heart of Angelique Bouchard (Eva Green). A witch, in every sense of the word, Angelique dooms him to a fate worse than death: turning him into a vampire, and then burying him alive. Two centuries later, Barnabas is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate has fallen into ruin. The dysfunctional remnants of the Collins family have fared little better, each harboring their own dark secrets. Matriarch Elizabeth ... Written by
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When Angelique visits Barnabas at his home for the first time after his return, they move to the drawing room. Angelique reclines on the sofa, and the inside lining of her right boot is visible. In the next shot, the lining has been reinserted into the boot, but it appears and disappears continuously in various shots where the top of her boot is visible. See more »
It is said that blood is thicker than water. It is what defines us, binds us... curses us.
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When the Warner Bros and Village Roadshow logos appear, the Dark Shadows (1966) score "The Secret Room" can be briefly heard. See more »
Let's leave it all at the door here. I loved Beetlejuice, Edward
Scissorhands, and Batman. Hated Batman Returns, Alice in Wonderland,
and Willy Wonka. Could care less about Nightmare before Christmas and
Sweeney Todd. Okay, so I'm not a Tim Burton hater. I'm not a huge Tim
Burton fan. I think in this situation, I'm as close as you get to the
average movie goer. No agenda, no attachments. That being said, this
film is terrible. Burton spent so much effort and time worrying about
making this film Gothic and off pace, stuffing his favorite actors into
the film even though half of their parts were pointless, he forgot he
was making a film. It's a simple and fun idea but it feels like ego and
"showiness" kept them from making the plot even make sense. We get it
Tim! You are weird! Don't ruin a good performance by Depp and a fun
idea for a film because you have to live up to your own Gothic
standards. Grow up. So much talent is wasted on these films having the
same look, cast, and feel to them. Take that talent and make something
fresh! Stretch yourself just a tad out of that Hot Topic comfort zone
will ya? This movie was long, boring, and ruined. All of the funny
scenes were in the trailer. By the way.... wasn't this supposed to be
the 70's? Other than a shot or two of trees and a hippie van it was
just like the set of Sweeney Todd. The whole film felt like London in
the 40's. That's bad film making whether your name is Tim Burton or
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