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THE GORE PROBLEM: SWEENEY TODD

(BY ALI NADERZAD) A great show has rolled into town, with fantastical landscapes of 19th century London, tormented characters who entice one another into committing misdeeds big and small, and blood--a lot of blood. Blood by the bucketloads. But this is hardly surprising if you consider that this Sweeney Todd is, in a funny way, the stepchild of Tim Burton (he directed it) and Helena Bonham Carter ... more >