Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Review: Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

One sentence summary:

1. The music, acting and grisliness make it a remarkably effective movie adaptation (insert barber pun here).
2. Goes right for the jugular, and leaves you both gleaming and scarred when it's through with you.
3. A cut above the rest.
4. If we are very lucky, Depp and Burton will continue to make movies like this for decades to come.
5. Rarely do gore and high-class musicals go together; this is one of those times.

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