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Old 04-02-00, 10:36 PM
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didn't get a chance to see this film in the theater, but i'm thinking of preordering the dvd. what's the scoop dvdtalkers?

for the record, i do like tim burton films though i own very few.

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Old 04-03-00, 12:20 AM
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An obvious homage to the great films from Hammer studios. If you can stand Johnny Dep and Cristina Ricci then you will probably like this film.
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Old 04-03-00, 02:04 AM
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I've seen it at the theaters. I couldn't wait to pre-order at reel.

The sets, tone and mood of the movie was good. Don't want to spoil anything about the plot but it sure had a different take on the legend of sleepy hollow.

I believe the DVD would look great.
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Old 04-03-00, 02:41 AM
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Had to pre-order this one.

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Old 04-03-00, 02:30 PM
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If you like Tim Burton, this is a film to pre-order if only for the commentary!

DVDFile (www.dvdfile.com) has a great interview with Burton about the disc. Check it out if you still aren't sure...
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Old 04-03-00, 06:34 PM
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I couldn't wait for the pre-order. This should be a great DVD.
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Old 04-04-00, 10:43 PM
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Easily my most desired preorder.
Saw it a couple of times in the theaters and each time I brought a different friend to see its charms.

Don't read the rest of this! Go order it now! Now! Or at the VERY least rent it.

Very entertaining film.
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Old 04-05-00, 05:41 PM
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The movie had a GREAT atmosphere.
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Old 04-05-00, 09:15 PM
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I loved this movie, and I think it should be an excellent addition to anybody's collection.

The DVD:
This might be the most feature-laden disc that Paramount has released yet. (Correct me if I'm wrong on that.)

    [*]1.85:1, enhanced for widescreen.[*]Director commentary[*]Photo gallery[*]Theatrical trailer[*]Behind-the-scenes footage[*]The usual scene access, interactive menus, cast/crew bios, and 5.1 surround.[/list]

    The Movie Itself:
      [*]Stars Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Jeffrey (Principal Rooney) Jones, Christopher (Dracula) Lee, Ian (Palpatine) McDiarmid, Michael (Alfred) Gough, Lisa (Tim Burton's wife) Marie, Ray (Darth Maul) Park, and somebody with a very high cool quotient as the Horseman. The actors are all great, especially Depp's effiminate Ichabod. Ricci is mesmorizing as Katrina, and the Horseman exudes the right amount of menace. [*]The film is simply gorgeous--the cinematography, the costumes, the sets...[*]Supposedly it stays pretty wild from the source material, but it's been years since I've read it so I can't remember. There is a nice homage to the Disney cartoon though.




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Old 04-06-00, 01:00 AM
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This movie had incredible direction. Cinematography, effects and costumes were just perfect. I really thought the acting sucked though. It's my humble opinion the Johnny Depp couldn't act his way out of a paper bag. The horseman was by far the best actor of the whole flick. I thought the whole script was kind of dumb, both the story and the dialogue, but then again, I'm a fan of the original book, so I guess that might make me a purist
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Old 04-06-00, 11:41 PM
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LOVED Johnny Depp / Tim Burton collaborations - see Edward Scissorhands, or Ed Wood.

Sleepy Hollow is a must buy, IMHO.
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Old 04-07-00, 01:15 AM
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Saw this movie last november w/gf. Love it! Tim Burton perfectly captures the atmosphere of Sleep Hollow. With the features and extras being released for the DVD, why wait? ...preorder now

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