Tim Burton's Corpse Bride Reviews

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June 5, 2019
A clever, wickedly funny motion picture experience.
April 18, 2019
Overall it is a satisfying ghost story.
November 7, 2012
Visually, Burton is at his most Edward Gorey-esque in the austere, storybook Victorian land of the living, whilst his contrasting comic underworld summons the spirit of Poe, the personality of Harryhausen and the ephemera of his own back catalogue.
March 21, 2011
The Corpse Bride may be a bit too melancholy to find a real family audience, but for an adult who hasn't quite given up on happily ever afters and strange goings on in the dark woods, it's just the ticket.
September 1, 2009
Another Burtonesque blur of wise-guy nudging and romantic exhilaration
October 21, 2008
There is a BEETLEJUICE-type of manic energy %u2014 a sense of imagination run riot that makes the film always worth watching, even when the story loses traction
September 7, 2008
A brilliantly animated, deliciously macabre and strangely touching triumph.
July 30, 2007
Burton thinks in intuitive images, and there are sights here that I would love to have framed on my wall.
July 14, 2007
In the hands of another director, this material could have been dead on arrival, but for Mr. Burton it's dead on.
March 31, 2007
Burton definitely follows his own deliriously surreal path that may be more decipherable to a shrink than a movie critic.
May 12, 2006
Danny Elfman's catchy songs are all but overwhelmed by Burton and Johnson's visual embellishments.
April 1, 2006
If Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was Burton's big picture for 2005, this is his miniature.
February 24, 2006
Gloomy, but in a beautiful, compelling way. In fact, the visuals sell the film because the story is entertaining but extremely lightweight.
January 31, 2006
A quirky, artistic triumph.
January 17, 2006
...the visuals are so good and the voices so colorful, you probably won't mind the film's minor shortcomings.
January 17, 2006
All in all, it's what you would ordinarily call an uplifting experience.
January 12, 2006
Goths and Hot Topic consumers can now rejoice: Tim Burton's Corpse Bride is here at last.
December 15, 2005
There are wonderful voice performances all around...and the animation, particularly of facial expressions, sets a new level of technical accomplishment...but the humor in Corpse Bride feels underpowered...
December 11, 2005
November 28, 2005
Divertida, romántica y con mucho más corazón que el resto de los filmes en cartelera, es simple y sencillamente un deleite que no puedes dejar pasar por alto.
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