Posts Tagged ‘tim burton’
Christoph Waltz bullies Amy Adams into giving up credit for her paintings in Big Eyes.

My Wife Could Paint That

Big Eyes is a potent story of abusive marriage and not-so-high art.
The way to understand Big Eyes is not as a movie about art nor as a Tim Burton film, though it’s both of those things. No, Big Eyes is best understood as a movie about domestic abuse, and as such it’s actually more powerful...

What's a Tim Burton movie without an attic? Young Victor Frankenstein curls up with a resuscitated Sparky in "Frankenweenie."

Frankenweenie: Ghost Dog

Tim Burton gives himself a jolt with this animated film.
Expanded from the same 1984 short film that got Tim Burton fired as a Disney animator, Frankenweenie (which Burton has made under Disney’s auspices, ironically enough) comes on the heels of the terrific ParaNorman and the sur...

Johnny Depp finds a nice, quiet place to sleep in Dark Shadows.

Dark Shadows: Angelique Diabolique

The supernatural TV soap gets revamped by Tim Burton.
It takes peculiar talent to make the Goth crowd laugh. Back in 1988, Tim Burton did just that with Beetlejuice, which marked him as a funnier version of the eyeliner-and-black-nail-polish morbid teenager in all of us. Now, havi...