Gothic fantasy by anyone other than Tim Burton is generally struggling to gain a foothold at the box office, with 2009 Dorian Gray Ironically, it reflects its subject matter by disappearing without a trace after its theatrical release, only to find itself locked up and gathering dust in the attic of insignificance.
Despite some gorgeous production designs and impeccable costumes, the eye candy was not outdone by the strength of the screenplay, the characterization, or even remotely interesting developments that made the brilliant adaptation of a novel originally published in 1890 a worthwhile endeavor over a century later the story first had its way Get hooked in the fantasy genre.
Ben Barnes may be handsome enough to play the title role, but his portrayal is as two-dimensional and lifeless as the painting that holds the secret of his eternal youth, and things get so dreary and bleak that not even a supporting cast can take it Includes Colin, Firth is absent, Rebecca Hall, Ben Chaplin and many more.
With only $22 million in ticket sales Dorian Gray was a colossal flop, and it wouldn’t be hard to say your remembrance night has to be a jog to even remember it even existed. Nonetheless, streaming subscribers have decided to risk becoming senselessly bored with the failure of the Victorian era, as FlixPatrol revealed that the endless literary fantasy with horror flair has breathed new life into the worldwide iTunes charts.
Not the finest, excessively dipped historical piece you’ll ever see, but perhaps just distinctive enough to pique your interest.
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