Sleepy Hollow – Movie
Directed by Tim Burton

In 1799, young police detective Ichabod Crane is sent from New York to a small town called Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of murders. Approached by the town’s council, Crane discovers that three of the murders were some of the most notable men in town. The council also say that the murders are the work of a deadly Hessian horseman whose head has been mysteriously chopped off. With help from a young sidekick and the beautiful Katrina Van Tassel, Crane’s investigation takes him further through the dark wood where more murders have been occurring. it turns out that the horseman is being controlled by another person who wants these people to be dead as it benefits her. Ichabod eventually figures this out and saves the day.

In this movie there is a gothic protagonist, Ichabod, why struggles with acceptance and emotional stability, There are also dark settings.

When i first watch this movie it thought it was pretty boring, partly because i didnt fully understand what was going on. After i understood the plot better and had a chance re watch it the whole thing made a lot more sense to me. but as to how i felt about it and how i felt while watching it, it is a weird one. Every now and again i read or watch something and just have no emotional feelings about it and just dont feel any connection to it at all. Sleep Hollow was one of those for me. im not sure why but i just found it uninteresting and not engaging to watch. It does have an interesting story in there but you really have to work to find it interesting.

Devlin Lynden

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