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Frankenweenie Trailer: Tim Burton Reanimates Man’s Best Friend

If you've ever loved a dog, the new trailer for Tim Burton's Frankenweenie will get you good. Remade from Burton's live-action 1984 short film as a full-length stop-motion picture, it's the story of Frankenstein given a kid-movie twist: After a young boy's faithful dog passes away, he stitches him back together and electrifies the pooch with a life-giving lightning strike.
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Burton returning to his roots with 'Frankenweenie'

Entertainment : The Marquee Blog (4 years ago)

Back when offbeat director Tim Burton was starting out at Walt Disney Pictures as an animator, he shot a short live action film called "Frankenweenie" (his budget didn't allow for it to be animated). It told the story of a boy scien... Read Post

Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie Looks Spiffy! Check Out The Trailer!

Entertainment : EclipseMagazine (2 years ago)

It’s not often that a live-action short gets remade as a stop-motion animated feature, but that’s what Tim Burton is doing with his latest film, Frankenweenie – adapted from the live-action short he made for Disney almost twenty yea... Read Post

Tim Burton's Frankenweenie trailer: Is the classic story still 'too scary'?

Entertainment : The Week: Film & TV (3 years ago)

When Tim Burton first made the animated short film Frankenweenie in 1984, Disney fired him, arguing that it was "too scary" for the company's family audience. The studio eventually re-partnered with the director and, almost 30 years... Read Post


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