Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber On Fleet Street

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Imagine walking down the street on an early morning heading towards your favorite coffee shop. As you walk down the street greeting the same people you see every day on your route, the mailman, the salesman, and your all-time favorite James, the florist who is always kind to you. Finally, you reach your destination, order a frappe, and take a seat to watch the morning news. The usual is on Trump, Isis, and all things wrong in the world, so you start to zone out until the newscast says something about the notorious serial killer they’ve been trying to ID for months. Apparently, one of the victims survived and a sketch was acquired. You lean in anxious to know who it is. Finally, the sketch is shown and every vein in your body runs cold. The…show more content…
Anyone in this very shop could be a criminal, even the people in your day-to-day life.” So you come to the conclusion no matter who you call you are ultimately safe nowhere. Tim Burton 's, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber on Fleet Street follows the Victorian melodramatic tale of an English barber who murders his customers. As a result, of his murders, with the help of his accomplice, Mrs. Lovett they dispose of the corpse into meat pies. Furthermore, a serial killer is someone who murders their victims usually in the presence of abnormal psychological. Therefore, after watching Tim Burton 's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber on Fleet Street, Sweeney Todd can be accurately labeled a serial killer because he develops a routine, is a loner, and has had a poor family…show more content…
With the analysis above, it is clear that Sweeney Todd in the film Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber on Fleet Street, is a serial killer due to the fact, he develops a routine, is a loner, and has had a poor family life. Moreover, serial killers are people who murders their victims in the presence of abnormal psychology. Through the various scenes such as Sweeney Todd developing a routine of prepping his customers before he slits their throats, his distaste of social interaction and a life Mrs. Lovett, and his family being torn apart by the vindictive Judge Turpin. One of Tim Burton 's reasons for directing this film is it allowed him to use one of his favorite styles of dark grey settings. So just remember no matter where you are anyone could be a killer your friends, family, barber, mailman etc. because in the end
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