SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET (2007 USA)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.2|5.0 Starsìììì

Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street—surprisingly fresh musical—serves up an old story with a Tim Burton twist backed with Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter acting. Nothing missing in this film. Excellent entertainment for horror fans.

Storyline

Barber Benjamin Barker (Johnny Depp) determines revenge on Judge Turpin (Alan Rickman) for stealing his wife, Lucy (Laura Michelle Kelly) and his daughter, Johanna (Jayne Wisener).

Additional Thanks

Thank You to Director Tim Burton for is directing efforts. Thank you for Executive Producer Patrick McCormick for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Sweeney Todd (Johnny Depp), Mrs. Lovett (Helena Bonham Carter), Beggar Woman (Laura Michelle Kelly), Beadle (Timothy Spall), Pirelli (Sacha Baron Cohen), Anthony (Jamie Campbell Bower), and Toby (Ed Sanders).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. Tim Burton’s talents are not wasted in this film.

Ben Meyers

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