Letting the review stew. Still waiting for CD to check the notes. Really enjoyed the film - a very different beast to the books, but I wonder how much sense it makes without a slight knowledge of them and their characters. The one part I assumed would irritate me was the CGI, but this settled almost immediately - I was totally submerged in Burton's world. I just wish there was more clever word-play to chuckle over. Is it me or do Burton's films post Batman Returns suffer most from slightly uninspired scripts?
That's one huge orchestra. Have heard the soundtrack (as download - CD still unreleased here so I'm lacking those liner notes) but still waiting for the film to be released. On my 3rd listen as I... more