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If you're a fan of Tim Burton, you are entirely likely to have a little bit of a crush on Ian Nathan's new book, Tim Burton: The Iconic Filmmaker and His Work. This silvery tome with its sleek hardcov…
As its title suggests, the key element in the whimsical fantasy-adventure is a secret orphanage – hidden within a time loop on a remote island in Wales – housing a number of children with extraordinar…
So eventually I snuck to the library and got the film for the typical three-week checkout, which left me enough time to let it casually sit in the middle of my floor until I got used to its presence. …
The Keane "Big Eyes" paintings that dominated the late Fifties and early Sixties (and inspired endless knock-offs) have been called everything from kitschy to haunting. What caused this artist to pain…
Unlike many of my friends, I am not a Broadway fiend. I had no reference to the original Broadway production of Sweeney Todd by Stephen Sondheim in my head when I sat down in the theater. Heck, afterw…
The film, which blends live action and heaps of CGI, finds a 19-year-old Alice (Mia Wasikowska) returning to Wonderland – a place she’d grown to believe was just a dream – and reconnecting with its wa…
In the film, young Victor Frankenstein is preparing for his school’s science fair when his pet pooch, Sparky, is accidentally hit by a car and killed. Despondent, and inspired by a lesson on electrici…