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Pirate AND writer!Well, Bella had three movies with Edward. Vicky and Barnabas had...three scenes? Four? I don't know, I haven't seen it. And from what I've heard about it, I probably won't be.
Murphy Timmuns (Platypus Season)Yeah... It wasn't terrible, but better luck next time Burton.
Pirate AND writer!Maybe Frankenweenie will be better. If Burton keeps sticking to his current formula, he'll end up with the same fate as M. Night Shyamalan.
edited 20th May '12 8:39:26 PM by Mort08
Toyland RejectI think that about sums it up. Great soundtrack, though.
edited 20th May '12 8:39:00 PM by Prowler
Mighty No. 51345I enjoyed the movie.
It seemed like a kind of a Dark Shadows The Abridged Series more than anything else.
It hit some of the points from the original while being kind of aware of how silly it was.
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Not knowing the original series, I can judge the movie only on its merits. Well, I think the main problem is that it lacks focus. Is it supposed to be a dark movie, bordering on horror, with some comedy in, or the opposite? This makes the humorous moments very hit-or-miss. Same lack of focus with the characters: too many, and most are useless and a waste of screentime - and it pains me to say this when there are Jackie Earle Haley and Chloe Moretz involved. And the latter, at the end, she's a werewolf. Oh. An Ass Pull (I read the wiki page, but the Italian dub removed the only true hint of that, so it was definitely that to me) that adds nothing. Vicky is the one to fall the worst: she's supposed to be a central character but gets little time and is Strangled by the Red String; it's partially justified by the fact she's the reincarnation of Josette, but Josette is a Shallow Love Interest firsthand. Eva Green was great. I did like the ending (despite the strong Sequel Hook, intentional or not): good for the main character, but quite dark in the context: now there's couple of vampires, who will need to kill people, a third vampire is coming sooner or later (and she's sure to cause problems to other two, on top of needing sustainance too), and unless the remaining Collins step up once again, Collinsport is going to decay after the events of the movie. There are many good ideas, several genuinely fun scenes, costumes and sets are at the usual high Burton standard, but the whole movie is a mess. I enjoyed it in the end (I saw it on a wednesday, when theaters are very cheap in the nearest city), but not that much more.
wobbledewopple wob wopplI liked the subtle humor, but overall the movie was no more than decent.
edited 23rd May '12 2:23:33 AM by GigglesMcYummy
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The armored ravenI think it's decent myself. Certainly not flattering, but I think the film is like a spread-even share of events. But the comedy factor wasn't milked enough, and certainly the action scenes could use an action director
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If anything, this movie proves that Burton and Depp should take a break. It's a decent movie, but it seems like both of these people could be doing so much better for themselves alone (it's telling that Depp's most iconic role in this millennium didn't involve Burton in any way).
edited 29th May '12 10:18:47 AM by naroinar
Not to mention how it seems like Burton is the new Spielberg in the eyes of Hollywood, what with another vampire film he's producing that SO HAPPENS to be released in the next days, not far after Dark Shadows! Seems like he's doing too much.
Somebody mentioned that there was at least a single clue before the ending implying Vicky is a werewolf. Did anybody manage to catch it? Cause I sure didn't.
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