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Tuesday, April 1 2008

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Burton indulges in meticulously designed, deliberately artificial sets, cinematography that makes the world monochromatic, protagonists with pale skin and sunken eyes – but it's that passion coursing beneath the surface that makes this film feel more alive than anything he's done in years.


Friday, January 4 2008

Alan Rickman can be a saint, but sometimes evil becomes him


Thursday, December 20 2007

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Sweeney Todd is delirious with blood and violence: bright red spurting from the barber's expert slashes, necks snapping and bodies crumpling.


Tuesday, December 18 2007

Tim Burton knew he was cut out to direct `Sweeney Todd’


Sunday, August 5 2007

Reading Comics by Douglas Wolk

Wolk discusses each selection with a fan's enthusiasm and a critic's eye for detail.


Thursday, August 2 2007

Chicago film crew tries to keep ‘Batman’ under wraps


Tuesday, November 8 2005

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Two-Disc Deluxe Edition (2005)

Tim Burton's movie is mostly perky, slightly edgy, and dully episodic.


Friday, July 15 2005

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

This being a Tim Burton film, the celebration of childish pleasures is not simply joyous, but tweaked.


Monday, April 26 2004

Big Fish (2003)

Edward's persistent self-inflation frustrates Will, just as its contradictions appeal to Burton.


Thursday, January 8 2004

Big Fish (2003)

Edward is less obviously an outsider than Burton's other Edwards (Scissorhands and Wood), but equally filled with a winning sense of wonder.


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