Tag Archives: Tim Burton

A Review of Big Eyes

Big Eyes is what Tim Burton needed to make. He hasn’t made a great movie since 2003’s Big Fish and hasn’t even made a passable movie since his adaptation of Sweeney Todd. It’s easy to see why he was attracted … Continue reading

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A Review of Dark Shadows

In my Alice in Wonderland review, I stated what I felt needed to be said about director Tim Burton (to summarize: baby’s first auteur).  What I would like to point out now is that, for whatever reason, Burton’s once great … Continue reading

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A (Sort of) Review of The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas has become one of those films that is almost beyond  criticism. So ingrained is it in our consciousness that it is accepted as a classic. Years of anorexic teens buying Jack Skellington action figures will do … Continue reading

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A Review of Batman Returns

In the days where everyone (including myself) declared The Dark Knight was some sort of beacon of light to guide us away from the dark abyss of our existence, the original Batman sequel has been forgotten. I have heard people … Continue reading

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A Review of Alice in Wonderland

This is going to be another long winded personal introduction before I start the actual review.  I will start with an explanation on Tim Burton.  When I was younger, he was my favorite filmmaker.  I admired his gothic sensibilities and … Continue reading

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