Tag Archives: Johnny Depp

Into the Woods Film Review

I’m a bit of a Sondheim fanatic. Incidentally, my Sweeney Todd post on this blog is my most popular post of all time at Inkashlings. I also am a rabid musical fan and I like fairy story revisionism, so you’d … Continue reading

Posted in Genre: Allegory/Fable, Genre: Fairy Tale/Myth and Legend, Genre: Film, Genre: Music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Dark Shadows: Movie Review

I am not a long time Burton fan. I didn’t grow up watching The Nightmare Before Christmas. I didn’t grow up on Beetlejuice or Edward Scissorhands or his vision of Batman. The first time I watched a film of his, … Continue reading

Posted in Genre: Comedy, Genre: Horror, Genre: Speculative Fiction, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Genre Spotlight- The changing face of ‘Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street’

‘Attend the tale of Sweeney Todd, His skin was pale, and his eye was odd. He shaved the faces of gentlemen who never thereafter were heard of again…’ So begin’s one of Broadway’s most chilling musical pieces… I first saw … Continue reading

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