December 30, 2007

Sleepy Hollow (1999)

Sleepy Hollow has elements of humor, horror, and who done it? that don't mesh easily. The humor especially doesn't feel sinuous to the story possibly because it is mostly at the expense of Johnny Depp's Ichabod Crane. But the film does have a compelling look and, despite some plot holes, director Tim Burton has made an arresting, folkloric ghost story.

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