In the United States, the was not initially planning to screen the film following its premiere, because it was unable to reach a pricing agreement with Paramount. That streak of white hair became the shock of that rage. Although I'm not much of a Johnny Depp fan, I enjoyed his performance as well as Helena Bonham Carter's. Archived from on August 6, 2008. Then, I took her to the junket — and Depp greeted her like an old pal when he saw her.
Todd denounces faux- barber 's hair tonic as a fraud and humiliates him in a public shaving contest judged by Bamford. I approached Sweeney Todd with trepidation, having been underwhelmed with most of Tim Burton's recent output and every screen musical of the last decade. However, the dispute was resolved in time for the official release. Were they to all of a sudden not speak or sing with their cockney tones, it may provide a problem with consistency. Fifteen years earlier, he was falsely convicted and exiled by the corrupt , who lusted after Barker's wife. I actually went three nights in a row because I loved it so much. The family he's staying with is almost a wreck.
Archived from on December 14, 2007. Teaming with Depp, his long-time alter ego, Burton makes Sweeney a smoldering dark pit of fury and hate that consumes itself. It's certainly not the first time anyone's used it. It runs contrary to expectations. Overall, I loved the movie and have no complaints.
However, Depp's vocal performance, despite being criticized as lacking certain musical qualities, was generally thought by critics to suit the part. Watching Depp's barber wield his razors. All in all, a good movie about hunting with some thought-provoking themes, interesting characters, but a thin plot and a predictable ending. Sondheim himself is not a real big fan of movie musicals, so he was really open to honing it down to a more pacey shape. I remember saying to Tim, 'My God, do we dare do this? I can't wait to see it again! The ending was exciting, yet predictable.
He meets the widow Mrs. Angus lives with his mother Anne Emily Watson and older sister Kirstie Priyanka Xi , and keeps a bulletin board with news and memories of his beloved father, who is away fighting the war. The Deluxe Complete Edition soundtrack was released on December 18, 2007. Archived from on December 18, 2007. After fifteen years in exile, Benjamin returns to London under the new identity of Sweeney Todd, seeking revenge against Turpin. Yet when he sings, his voice crackles and breaks with sadness. Archived from on December 27, 2007.
Depp created his own image of Todd. Burton pushes this gore into his audiences' faces so as to feel the madness and the destructive fury of Sweeney's obsession. Lovett tells him that Turpin Lucy, who then poisoned herself with. The farm has been commandeered as a posting for a British artillery unit, charged with placing a submarine net across the mouth of the loch. Lovett's death, and Todd allows Toby to slit his throat with his own razor.
Great showcase for all filmmakers and actors involved. Todd kills Collins, and hides his body in a trunk. I just wandered into the theatre and it just blew me away because I'd never really seen anything that had the mixture of all those elements. However his performance was in fact quite good. The biggest problem I have with Burton's films is that his screenplays rarely manage to pull their disparate elements into a satisfying whole.
The movie's story is interesting, and I always found myself wondering if he's actually going to find one and kill it. In December 2006, was cast. A real gentleman, kind of elegant. In all the world, only one is alive at a time. Dafoe is great in the lead role and is surrounded by local talent who are either well established or on the way up. I'd seen Johnny Depp act in a way I'd never seen before, walking across the room or sitting in the chair, picking up a razor or making a pie, whatever.