A box of chocolates that turns into a box of Kleenex. Director Tim Burton serves up Southern gothic tall tales with a matter-of-fact fancy that is very pleasing, yet the movie milks the audience when it should soar. With the spectacularly ingratiating Ewan McGregor.
Genre: Sci-fi and Fantasy, Drama; Starring: Albert Finney, Ewan McGregor, Helena Bonham Carter, Steve Buscemi, Billy Crudup, Danny DeVito, Jessica Lange, Alison Lohman, Matthew McGrory; Director: Tim Burton; Author: John August; Release Date Limited: 12/25/2003; Release Date Wide: 01/09/2004; Distributor: Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment
Posted December 19 2003 — 12:00 AM EST
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