i’ve seen two versions of this movie, the one by ben kingsley and the current one by johnny depp. I must admit that the latter one has a more compelling story and they did a pretty good job setting up the characters. this version who happens to be an adaptation of a spanish operatic screenplay actually had a better plot, awesome cinematography and way better acting. my problem with this movie was how easy for the writers to debase murder as a convenient means to justify an end. the scene where todd was trying to find a way to dispose of signor pirelli’s body after an intended blackmailing gone bad and mrs. lovett was explaining to him how they could have a partnership of convenience. she needs to sell meat pies and he needs to get rid of some bodies. there is a fine line between killing and murder and its because of the jump from one side to the other that left me nauseated.
The past week has been busy because I’ve been driving back and forth from work to the church because of dvbs. If not, I’d be at work until 8 or 9 at night. Thank God dvbs was over. I never really did anything to help, they assigned me a part but wasn’t really able to commit because of weird schedule at work. Graduation was on Sunday, the kids were just adorable and funny. The Pre-K kids were hilarious. During their song, every kid was doing something else, making faces, singing a different song, etc. It was fun though. After church, I went over to the Fabila’s to see Sam leave for Philly Int’l and eventually will be in Toronto, and Steph as she leaves for Connecticut. The rest of the family went up to Boston to accompany Kristie for her orientation. I never really got the chance to spend time with marchesa over the past week … uhmm yeah, except for last tuesday. So we went out to watch The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (there was one woman). That movie was eyecandy for me, that brought a lot of the characters that I have read about to life. The intersting […]