Watched the BD last night.First off, my wife's review
condenses the series into a single movie.
Best movie adaptation of a TV series EVER, with the signature Burton quirkiness.
Needless to say....she was a huge
fan of the series way back when.My review
OK, so I don't remember much about the original show (other than it was slooooooow).
The main problem here is it looks like Burton vacillated in what he wanted this movie to be: comedy
In the past, he has pulled off this hybridization well (Mars Attacks!), but not so much here.
The strengths are humor, the sets, and Depp's terrific performance (one of his best
The last act focused more on the drama, which was, IMO, to the detriment of the movie.
However, I enjoyed the first 3/4 of the film....