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No Lights, Camera, or Action in the Shadows

By cridd
Written May 12, 2012
Rental movie. Both my wife and I said we should have seen the Avengers for a second time. She was excited to go but disappointed at the end. Me too. Johnny Depp does what he can to salvage the plot. Most of the funny parts are in the trailer.
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Classically funny

By cathynel
Written May 13, 2012
Loved Dark Shadows! Johnny Depp was great! The story stays somewhat true to the TV series. I was a big fan in the 70s, so this brought back some good memories. I wasn't aware of the younger actors, but they played their parts well. Michelle Pfeiffer was good too. If you haven't see it, go! BTW, all the 70s music was also great! It started with my favorite song "Nights in White Satin". Alice Cooper as a musical guest was a nice touch too!
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Dark shadows

By stevie dee
Written January 30, 2015
Like all Tim Burton movies, ghastly interesting. Depp needs a new trick - haven't we all seen these affectations in every other movie since Gilbert Grape - boring. Ditto for Helena Bonhom Carter. Michele Pfeiffer slept walk through her role (she should sue her stylist on this one). On the other hand, Eva Green is gorgeous and her acting brimming with great things to come from her.
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pretty entertaining

By el guero
Written May 22, 2012
Johnny Depp was, as usual, excellent in his role as the ancient Collins, now a Vampire, freed from his prison underground by an accidental excavation circa 1970's Maine. Michele Pfeiffer was very good, as were the other actors, a strong cast who did a lot with a small morsel of a script. Based on the TV series of the early 70's that had enjoyed a dedicated following, there were plenty of winks and nods to it during the movie and one wonders if younger audiences would understand and "get" the references. Overall, an enjoyable experience that I would recommend to others.
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By t-wiseguy
Written May 13, 2012
My wife, Sally and I thought it was funny , compelling, and great special effects! It's just what we needed to chill out and have a good time, a very entertaining movie. Being a vampire movie, it wasn't really gruesome,yet it got it's point across to the very end with a lot of action, no time to be bored. The movie could be seen by a young audience, age 12 and up would be appropriate. We highly recommend it if your not a stuffed shirt or cold blooded.
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