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Sleepy Hollow Reviews

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June 5, 2002
Not devilishly funny enough to be a black comedy, not remotely scary enough to be an effective thriller, and too deficient in chemistry to be any kind of a romance.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 24, 2002
Tim Burton ends up slitting his own throat.
March 4, 2002
A stylish and imaginative screen adaptation of Washington Irving's classic.
February 21, 2002
Devoid of originality and cunning.
Full Review | Original Score: short
August 9, 2001
Even when the narrative stalls from too many detours and decapitations, Sleepy Hollow is gorgeous filmmaking that brims over with fun-house thrills and ravishing romance.
Read More | Original Score: 4.5/5
June 26, 2001
The pace and tension are both kept up throughout the film, aided and abetted by Danny Elfman's dramatic score and the remarkable visuals.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
June 14, 2001
The weaknesses of Sleepy Hollow are trivial but they unravel the marvelous [visual] fabric that Burton has woven.
Full Review| Original Score: 3
April 2, 2001
As heroic failures go, it's up there with the best.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
February 14, 2001
Pretty cool flick.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 1, 2000
History will recognize the rich imagination and secret tenderness of Burton's best films.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
The film suffers from tepid performances, feebly drawn characters, and a meandering narrative.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Danny Elfman's music is haunting and jaggedly elegiac, the perfect underpinning to the movie's look.
Read More | Original Score: 9/10
January 1, 2000
The best-looking horror film since Coppola's Bram Stoker's Dracula.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 1, 2000
Thrilling to look at.
January 1, 2000
A mild aftertaste of disappointment.
January 1, 2000
Washington Irving's tale of a headless horseman gallops along at a frenetic pace, successfully mixing frights, fun and spooky fog-laden landscapes.
January 1, 2000
A lavish, art-directed slasher movie.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
January 1, 2000
The story carefully sets up the question of rationality versus superstitious spirituality.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
The horseman charges on, breathing life (from it's severed esophagus) into this sleepy and hollow production.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
A "Hollow-wood" production that couldn't be more hollow or Hollywoodish.
Full Review | Original Score: D
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