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Review: 'Dark Shadows'

Original post made on May 11, 2012

The tried-and-true tandem of director Tim Burton and actor Johnny Depp is often a tantalizing proposition. But not every Burton/Depp offering is must-see cinema. "Dark Shadows" lands in the "underwhelming" category. ==I -- TH==

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Comments

Posted by randy albin, a resident of Mountain View
on May 11, 2012 at 11:14 am

some movies seem to be made so that they go straight onto dvd. why go back to an old tv series in order to make a ho-hum movie? these production people are capable of much better than this


Posted by anonymous, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on May 11, 2012 at 11:49 am

The movie reviewer for KGO radio said this movie is a snooze after a bit.


Posted by Anon., a resident of Crescent Park
on May 11, 2012 at 10:09 pm

There have been in the last few years mostly pretty average or below average movies. I don't care much for Burton or Depp or the "Dark Shadows" thing.

One movie I can recommend for free ( if you have NetFlix - $8/month ) that just came out is "The Way" written and directed by Emilio Estavex and starring his dad, Martin Sheen. I was so pleasantly surprised at this cool story, nice cinematography, and lack of violence and gratuitous sexuality, car crashed, super-heros, computer graphic effects, I'd have to say this is the best movie I've seen in a while.

You could not pay me to sit though "Dark Shadows" of this "Hunger Games" movie bleck !