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Sweeney Todd

  1. The 10 Greatest Broadway Musicals of Hal Prince’s Influential Career, RankedA list of the best shows that the legendary director-producer worked on can seem like a list of the best shows, period. That’s how influential he is.
  2. Theater Review: A Close-up Sweeney Todd Gets Extra-DemonicIt’s genuinely scary.
  3. Hamilton Does Sweeney ToddBet you can’t have just one. 
  4. year in culture 2014
    The 10 Best Classical Performances of 2014Good job, Emma Thompson.
  5. tv
    See Emma Thompson As Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney ToddYou can see the full performance on PBS on September 26.
  6. theater
    Theater Review: The Philharmonic’s Razor-Sharp Sweeney ToddEmma Thompson sings! 
  7. lookalikes
    The Rock-Star Inspirations for Johnny Depp’s Characters Revealed!It goes far beyond Keith Richards. Did you know that Willy Wonka is a young George Harrison?
  8. vulture lists
    8 Avenging Dads, From Taken to RansomGoing by body count, which movie has the madder dad: ‘Death Wish’ or ‘Gladiator’? ‘Ransom’ or ‘Taken’?
  9. the early-evening news
    Is ‘The Dark Knight’ Secretly Pro-Bush?Plus: Sweeney Todd mistaken for actual murderer!
  10. agenda
    The Underrated ‘Sweeney Todd,’ Now on DVD: a RantIt’s crazy that the boring adaptation of Chicago pranced off with a basket of Oscars while Sweeney Todd won none.
  11. kudos
    Vulture Gives Out the Award Oscar Forgot: Best Bit PartFive nominees … and one surprise winner!
  12. kudos
    The Oscars: The Best Actor and Actress Nominees, DecodedWill Daniel Day-Lewis drink everyone’s milkshakes?
  13. kudos
    The Oscars: Who Got Snubbed?Who’s scurrying to fire their publicists right now?
  14. kudos
    We Were Wrong About Pretty Much Every Golden GlobeIt’s a shame the actual awards show didn’t happen, because it would have been truly bizarre.
  15. kudos
    Oscar Futures: ‘Juno’ Is This Year’s Little Movie That CouldPlus: The rise of P.T. Anderson.
  16. kudos
    Oscar Futures: ‘Juno’ Is This Year’s Little Movie That CouldPlus: The rise of P.T. Anderson.
  17. quote machine
    T-Pain, Too, Makes Glorious Discoveries in the Airport BathroomPlus: David Cross’s long explanation for how he ended up in Alvin and the Chipmunks.
  18. kudos
    Oscar Futures: Does ‘Into the Wild’ Have a Shot?A handful of Screen Actors Guild Award nominations make Sean Penn’s film a player again.
  19. kudos
    Oscar Futures: Does ‘Into the Wild’ Have a Shot?A handful of Screen Actors Guild Award nominations make Sean Penn’s film a player again.
  20. ranters and ravers
    A.O. Scott Sees the Darker Side of ‘Sweeney Todd,’ the Lighter Side of ‘Charlie Wilson’s War’Doing double duty today, the Times’s venerable cutup A.O. Scott reviews one movie that we’ve quite been looking forward to (Sweeney Todd) and another we figured we’d wait to catch on DVD (Charlie Wilson’s War).
  21. apropos of nothing
    Sacha Baron Cohen and His ‘Sweeney Todd’ Crotch BulgeThe Season of the Wang returns!
  22. kudos
    Is ‘Sweeney Todd’ Too Gory for Best Picture?Sure, the Oscars have rewarded dark, violent movies in the past, but Sweeney makes Silence of the Lambs and The Departed look like Legally Blonde and Legally Blonde 2 (respectively).
  23. news reel
    Tim Burton, of All People, Doesn’t Like Sharp ThingsTim Burton’s traumatizing barbershop experience.
  24. kudos
    Oscar Futures: Which Category Will Cate Blanchett Win Her Oscar In?Who’s up? Who’s down?
  25. kudos
    Oscar Futures: Which Category Will Cate Blanchett Win Her Oscar In?Who’s up? Who’s down?
  26. kudos
    Oscar Futures: A Big Week for ‘The Diving Bell and the Butterfly’Who’s up? Who’s down?
  27. kudos
    Oscar Futures: A Big Week for ‘The Diving Bell and the Butterfly’Who’s up? Who’s down?
  28. beef
    Hollywood vs. ChristmasFor years, Fox News anchors have been yammering about the secular-progressive “War on Christmas,” and it’s always pretty much been a joke — but this year secular progressives may actually have a chance.
  29. kudos
    Is ‘Sweeney Todd’ Really a Best Picture Contender?So says the L.A. Times!
  30. trailer mix
    ‘Sweeney Todd’ Trailer: Like ‘Edward Scissorhands’ With SingingIt looks pretty much exactly like we expected: great!
  31. the industry
    Johnny Depp’s Cannibal Movie Gets a Christmas ReleaseJackie Chan, Oliver Stone, and more!