The Tale Of Sweeny Todd

  • 1999
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Historical, Horror

How could John Schlesinger, director of fine and varied films ranging from SUNDAY, BLOODY SUNDAY (1971) to COLD COMFORT FARM (1995), have made this sloppily conceived bit of Grand Guignol tripe? In the dog-eat-dog world of mid-19th-century London, barber Sweeney Todd (Ben Kinglsey) cuts the throats of suitably wealthy customers, robs them and delivers their...read more

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  • Released: 1999
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: How could John Schlesinger, director of fine and varied films ranging from SUNDAY, BLOODY SUNDAY (1971) to COLD COMFORT FARM (1995), have made this sloppily conceived bit of Grand Guignol tripe? In the dog-eat-dog world of mid-19th-century London, barber… (more)

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