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Sweeney Todd

Overview


Genre :

Musical, Drama, Thriller

Release Date :

December 21, 2007 (Wide)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Tim Burton

Starring :

Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall, Jamie Campbell Bower, Jayne Wisener, Sacha Baron Cohen

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

3 of 5

“..there is a lack of depth to the whole thing that makes it more of an eccentric diversion than a genre staple..”
by David Mercier [FilmJudge]
3.5 of 4

“..scary, monstrously funny and melodically thrilling..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
4 of 4

“..riveting film version of Stephen Sondheim's award-winning 1979 musical..”
by Robert Keser [Slant Magazine]
3 of 4

“..not a great movie musical, but it's a thoughtfully daring and unique one..”
by Bob Strauss [LA Daily News]
3.5 of 4

“..is mighty entertainment that makes you feel sorry for the saps next door in the multiplex..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
3 of 4

“..a dark, gripping, awesome version of the "Demon Barber of Fleet Street" story..”
by Janos Gereben [Entertainment Insiders]
Review rate : B+
Reviewed by Andy Spletzer [Seattle Post Intelligencer]
Review rate : A-
Reviewed by Michael Sragow [Baltimore Sun]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by Sean O'Connell [Filmcritic.com]
3.5 of 4
Reviewed by Duane Dudek [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
3.5 of 4
Reviewed by Geoff Pevere [Toronto Star]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Michael Machosky [Pittsburgh Tribune Review]
Reviewed by Carina Chocano [LA Times]
Reviewed by A.O. Scott [NY Times]

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