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Dark Shadows

Once upon a time, the Burton-Depp partnership seemed to have the monopoly on quirky Gothic tales; we fell in love with Edward Scissorhands and were enchanted by the Corpse Bride. So the chance to see the pair collaborate on a feature-film version of Dan Curtis’s much-loved TV show, Dark Shadows, seemed like ideal material. However, as has been the case since Alice in Wonderland, too much of a good thing seems to have made them complacent. Burton fans will find some satisfaction in Dark Shadows as Depp does his stiff upper-class English gent take once more, but they will be disappointed in the lack...

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