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Dark Shadows

Dark Shadows
  • 3 stars
  • 2012
  • US
  • 113 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Tim Burton
  • Written by: John August, Seth Grahame-Smith
  • Cast: Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter, Eva Green, Jackie Earle Haley, Jonny Lee Miller, Chloë Grace Moretz, Bella Heathcote
  • UK release: 11 May 2012
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18th century vampire Barnabas Collins (Depp) escapes from his coffin to find himself in Maine in 1972. It's fun, thanks to a smart script and plenty of surreal humour; Burton regulars Depp and Bonham-Carter are a hoot, but Moretz and Green could have used more restraint.

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Dark Shadows

10 May 20123 stars

A fun, if forgettable vampire movie, starring Johnny Depp, Eva Green and Michelle Pfeiffer

Like a kid who turns up late to a Halloween party, Tim Burton arrives with his latest, vampire movie Dark Shadows. After Twilight, 30 Days of Night and Let The Right One In, not to mention TV’s True Blood…aren’t fangs, dusty coffins and dissolving in…

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