YES, QUEEN: Emma Thompson Singing Sweeney Todd Is Everything

Mrs. Lovett, the accomplice to murder and enabler of cannibalism in Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd, is a difficult role to play and not just because of the dark content and challenging score, but because it was originated by Angela Lansbury — keeper of our hearts — and no one can ever hold a candle to her. If anyone… » 9/23/14 11:30am 9/23/14 11:30am

Helena Bonham Carter Really Likes Her Personal Space

The Sweeney Todd press machine may have petered out in the US, but it is going strong in the UK, where the film has yet to be released. And today's Guardian features an entertaining interview with Sweeney star Helena Bonham Carter, who is quick to point out that her personal relationship with the film's director, Tim… » 1/07/08 5:30pm 1/07/08 5:30pm

Sweeney Todd: Totally Gory, Utterly Glorious

Though the Screen Actors Guild showed no love for Tim Burton's film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, critics sure feel differently about the musical horror flick. The film, which opens today nationwide, is said to be a masterpiece. And also really, really gory. (More… » 12/21/07 1:00pm 12/21/07 1:00pm