Movie Sleepy Hollow (1999)

Ichabod Crane (Johnny Depp)
I loved the mood of the movie and Tim Burton is great.

One detail I enjoyed were Ichabod's various contraptions.

Katrina Van Tassel (Christina Ricci)
Another detail I enjoyed were the bloody scenes. The movie executed them well - at least by the criterion that it doesn't disgust me and that the blood was clearly fake. In being unrealistic, the movie was more enjoyable; there's a separation between fiction and reality.

Baltus Van Tassel (Michael Gambon)
While the film certainly wasn't a masterpiece, I enjoyed it for the atmosphere.

Extra Features:
I watched the one of the special features.

Recently I've been more interested in rewatching movies I had already seen than movies I have yet to see. However, among the various choices, it's interesting that - without purposely doing so - 3 of the 7 were directed by Tim Burton and a fourth which was produced and conceived by him.*

Reverend Steenwyck (Jeffrey Jones)
In any case, I enjoyed Johnny Depp's performance as Ichibod Crane and the overall dark atmosphere of the movie.

*The seven movies were Corpse Bride (2005), The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), Batman Begins (2005), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), Batman (1989), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), and Sleep Hollow (1999).

Magistrate Philipse (Richard Griffiths)
Instant Comments:
@6:00 mark: "Sleepy Hollow," the name of a location
"Remember, it is you now, Ichibod Crane, who is put to the test."
Francis Ford Coppola was an Executive Producer.
Christina Ricci was 19 years old when the movie was released.

Michael Gambon. And Richard Griffiths. (Hehe. I wouldn't have recognized them without Harry Potter.)
"Their heads were not found severed. Their heads were not found at all."
"Shhh." [Snaps stick.]

"You have moved the body?" "Yes." "You must never move the body!" "Why?" "Because."
"it is truth. But truth is not always appearance."
Lol. His responses while in a panicked state were hilarious.

Hessian Horseman (Christopher Walken)
I love that double slice through the torso.
"Was it wicked of me?"
She reveals that the little girls were her and her sister.
Oh, that witch that helped him was her sister... And she killed him.

Burgomaster (Christopher Lee)
"Watch your head."

Watched 20151010 (Netflix, Instant)
Watched 20101218 (DVD)
Watched once before (DVD)
Sleepy Hollow (1999) Tim Burton. 105 min [bot short story The Legend of Sleep Hollow (1820) by Washington Irving]

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