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"Before you know it as the years go by, you're just like other people you have seen, with all those peculiar human ailments. Just another vehicle for temper and vanity and rashness and all the rest. Who wants it? Who needs it? These things occupy the place where a man's soul should be." -- Henderson the Rain King

Sunday, January 13, 2008

Sweeney Todd

Film #4 for me this year was Sweeney Todd

My NetFlix rating: 3.5 stars
Jamie says: I'm not much of a fan of musicals, but everything Johnny Depp + Tim Burton collaborate on is genius (gawd awful Charlie and the Chocolate Factory aside). Sweeney Todd lives up to expectations delivering deliciously demented goods that would make Marilyn Manson proud. Depp is amazing as always, but Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen also shine.
RIYL: The Burton/Depp thang, gory musicals


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