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Vincent (1982)

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Young Vincent Malloy dreams of being just like Vincent Price and loses himself in macabre daydreams which annoys his mother.

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Young Vincent Malloy dreams of being just like Vincent Price and loses himself in macabre daydreams which annoys his mother.

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Narrator: Vincent Malloy is seven years old, / He's always polite and does what he's told. / For a boy his age he's considerate and nice, / But he wants to be just like Vincent Price. / He doesn't mind living with his sister, dog and cat, / Though he'd rather share a home with spiders and bats. / There he could reflect on the horrors he's invented, / And wander dark hallways alone and tormented. / Vincent is nice when his aunt comes to see him, / But imagines dipping her in wax for his wax museum. / He ...
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Beautiful, creepy, haunting, sad. A masterpiece.
5 February 2002 | by (Mexico City) – See all my reviews

A six minute classic of a movie. So powerful in its detail, so intensely autobiographic, so deliciously expressionist. On par with the best German silent movie classics.

It'd be hard to describe this movie without giving it away. Suffice to say, it's Burton's most powerful, shortest, and (maybe) best movie ever. I watched it with no expectations whatsoever, and came away very impressed.

I gave it a "10" because it truly shows the power and magic of the movies. It's message and medium beauty all rolled into one. Superb.


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