|release date||September 12 1982|
|director||Terry Hughes, Harold Prince|
|writer||Christopher Bond, Hugh Wheeler|
|starring||Angela Lansbury, George Hearn, Cris Groenendaal, Sara Woods, Edmund Lyndeck|
SynopsisBenjamin Barker alias Sweeney Todd, returns to London after being deported to find out what happened to his wife and child at the hands of Judge Turpin. When he learns of their terrible fate he joins fortunes with Mrs. Nellie Lovett, the baker downstairs from his barbershop, and sets out to seek revenge.
The horror and film communities are all a-twitter over the eagerly awaited, Tim Burton-helmed Sweeny Todd movie. With director like Tim Burton and a cast that is lead by Johnny Depp, who wouldn’t be excited over this new Demon Barber of Fleet Street? I, too, have high hopes for this film, wishing it is something akin to a mix of music from Nightmare Before Christmas and visuals ala Sleepy Hollow. …Read More