7 New Sweeney Todd Posters

Sweeney Todd Poster 1 (Big)

7 character posters for two characters. Seems like a bit of an overkill, doesn’t it? And the tone of all the posters is very similar, so the different versions for each character don’t seem to add much.

Which is not to say that I don’t like the posters. In fact, I love them. I love the very dark mood, the style of the clothes and the environment, the little bloody details like the fingers in the pie, and the look in Depp’s eyes, sometimes mischievous, sometimes just murderous. The posters also scream “Tim Burton movie!”, and that is mighty fine by me.

Sweeney Todd strikes me as a hard sell. A musical about a serial killer? Those two genres don’t generally go together. They do have the now very hot Johnny Depp, which helps, but still.

I think the posters do a very good job of selling the quirky horror movie aspect of the film. Obviously, there isn’t much they can do about the singing. Is Tim Burton (and his style) now mainstream enough for this type of movie to reach a broader audience? I don’t know, but I sure hope so.

(Via Empire)

Sweeney Todd Poster 2
Sweeney Todd Poster 3
Sweeney Todd Poster 6 (Big)
Sweeney Todd Poster 4
Sweeney Todd Poster 5
Sweeney Todd Poster 7

23 thoughts on “7 New Sweeney Todd Posters”

  1. hi,

    does anyone know, where i can purchase the fourth and the fifth poster? i searched for them everywhere but cant find them… :’-(

  2. Is there any place on the internet where you can buy poster number 4 (mrs. lovett driven by love) ??
    I’ve seacrhed everywhere and i can’t find it 😦

  3. can i book a poster from mrs lovett anywhere ?
    now i don’t find a nice one till now but this i like very much . 😉

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