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Corpse Bride

Connor Macgregor Reviews...The Corpse Bride

Whenever you hear Tim Burton saying that he will do Stop Motion Animation , you know you are in for Burton's darkest side of his imagination. And by god in this , its everything you would expect Tim Burton to do.

Set back in the late 1800s in a Victorian village, a man and woman by the names of Victor Van Dort and Victoria Everglot are betrothed because the Everglots need the money or else they'll be living on the streets and the Van Dorts want to be hight in society. But when things go wrong at the wedding rehearsal, Victor goes into the woods to practice his vows. Just as soon as he gets them right, he finds himself married to Emily, the corpse bride. While Victoria waits on the other side, there's a rich newcomer that may take Victor's place. So two brides, one groom, who will Victor pick?

Corpse Bride is a very good romance story with horror thrown into the fray. You know just from the opening credits that something very dark is heading this way. And what it is , is a grave misunderstanding as the main character Victor voiced by Johnny Depp is thrown between the living and dead worlds. Its an interesting idea and The Character Of The Corpse Bride is a sad character in which sad things happen to her.

The Villian Lord Barkis isn't really a good villian. He is cliche and while you do hate him , you feel that you have seen him all before. The Animation is marvellous and really works well with the tone with the story , like most of Burton's films. Music is good but not as good as Nightmare Before Christmas.

Overall , a good dark story which is both fun and mysterious to watch. If your interested , check it out because it is worth the money.

Rating - 76% - B+