Thursday, December 27, 2007

On "Sweeney Todd"

My review of Sweeney Todd was published in The Dispatch today, you can read it here:
It's a gleefully ghoulish premise, and Burton embraces it in all of its gothic, Grand Guignol glory. Under his direction, "Sweeney Todd" is a thing of bloody beauty, sumptuously designed by production designer Dante Ferretti and costume designer Colleen Atwood, in which blood sprays in ruby-colored geysers covering everything from the actors to the camera lenses, the sublime Sondheim score soars simultaneously on the surprisingly strong voices of Depp and Carter...
Click here to read the full review.

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