Horror Movie "Dark Shadows" Plot Review

Horror Movie "Dark Shadows" Plot Review

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Guys, if you're not serious in what Johnny Depp and the film director Tim Burton are cooking up, you're most likely missing one of the greatest go-your-own-way groups in display screen history. Dark Shadows, their 8th collaboration to date, doesn't take up the rarefied air of Ed Wood, Edward Scissorhands and Sweeney Todd. It's actually too scattershot for the pantheon, but in any case as good as Alice and Wonderland and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Burton's visuals are really a attractive treat, as is Depp's unerring sense of mischief, playing as Barnabas Collins, a vampire with friends and family troubles.

Depending on the each daytime soap that ran on ABC from 1966 to 1971, Dark Shadows radiates passion for the TV version which starred Jonathan Frid (who died in April) as Barnabas. Resurrected from 2 hundred years of coffin distaste, Barnabas moves up at the family manor in Maine, circa 1972, to find fastfood and more powerful technologies as fearsome a trouble as the hazard of the stake. The destroy of the Collinwood estate is run by the family matriarch, Elizabeth (a delicious Michelle Pfeiffer), who strains to handle her brother Roger (Jonny Lee Miller), her sullen little daughter Carolyn (Chloe Grace Moretz) and Roger's motherless 10-year-old handful, David (Gulliver McGrath). The family is so inharmonious it employs a full-time, live-in greatly reduce, Dr. Julia Hoffman (Helena Bonham Carter is a hoot and a half). Long long ago, the people Barnabas had proposed marriage to pretty little Josette (Bella Heathcote) when having it on with hottie servant Angelique (a scary-sexy Eva Green). He didn't kown that Angelique was a sorceress who don't like being spurned. Therefore the vampire curse. And if you don't believe both ladies turn up in 1972, you don't  understand Hollywood.

Author Seth Grahame-Smith makes an attempt to assemble 1,225 TV periods into a coherent, 112-minute script, but he failed. And even Burton is no help, using his own privately owned fancies while the storyline hits a a lot of dead ends. Though it's a fierce and funny start, Dark Shadows simply revolves its wheels. Props to Depp and a game-for-anything cast, including Jackie Earle Haley as a scary handyman and Alice Cooper as - yikes! - him self, for a diverting trip. But the joys of Dark Shadows are annoyingly hit-and-miss. Ultimately, it all collapses into a stunningly magnificent heap.

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