Roll over, Washington Irving. Tim Burton's stylish and creepy homage to the Hammer horror films of the late '50s is also the most atmospheric piece of grand guignol gothic since Mario Bava's BLACK SUNDAY. This time out, Ichabod Crane (Johnny Depp) is a New York
City cop in dutch with the department because he prefers searching for clues to torturing suspects. As punishment, a nasty judge (Hammer star Christopher Lee) dispatches him upstate to investigate three mysterious decapitations; once there, the fiercely rationalist Crane is disturbed to learn that
the locals blame the deaths on the Headless Horseman, the ghost of a monstrous Hessian soldier (Christopher Walk...