In case you hadn't heard from the rest of the internet, today marks the exact 25th anniversary of the theatrical release of Tim Burton's 1989 adaptation of the classic DC Comics superhero Batman. It's tough to remember a time when comic book superheroes weren't guaranteed box office champions, but when Warner Bros. Show More Summary
Here’s something to make some of you feel old, Tim Burton‘s Batman was released 25 years ago today! The film marked a turning point for comic book films specifically and blockbuster level films generally. Batman was a game changer, and it seems fitting that we not let that anniversary pass without notice. I guess others […]
Wait 'til you get a load of these pictures from the world premiere of 1989's "Batman." Tim Burton's film debuted in theaters 25 years ago today, and the blockbuster helped usher in this current era of superhero franchises. There are plenty of fun features dedicated to the legacy of "Batman," so go ahead and read those. Show More Summary
Holy milestones, Batman! Twenty five years ago today, director Tim Burton's "Batman" swooped to the rescue of not just Kim Basinger's Vicki Vale, but of an entire genre and its fans.
In honor of the 25th Anniversary of Michael Keaton starring in Tim Burton's "Batman," CBR asks: Which actor gave your favorite big screen Dark Knight performance?
A lot can happen in 25 years. When Warner Bros. was pushing Tim Burton‘s Batman, released on this day in 1989, changed the landscape for superhero movies. But at the time, the studio had to convince many people that there was good reason to make a Batman movie. Show More Summary
When Tim Burton’s Batman hit theaters 25 years ago, it was more than just a pivotal film in the superhero genre. It was a pivotal film in any genre — largely due to its phantasmagorical sets and vehicles. The 1989 vision of Gotham City,...Show More Summary
Holy crap. Has it really been 25 years since Tim Burton's first Batman film came out and proved superhero movies could be serious? People forget this seemed impossible at the time, which is why WB made this fascinating behind-the-scenes promo video in 1988. Read more...
It’s sort of weird coming home from the gym and learning that today marks the 25th anniversary of Tim Burton’s Batman. The reason is that I literally work out where I saw the film all of those years ago (as the theater turned into a gym, clearly). Running on a treadmill in the exact spot […]
Because this article on Tor.com reminded me that today is the day. In order from best to so not best: 1. The Dark Knight 2. Batman (1989) 3. The LEGO Movie 4. Batman Begins 5. Batman Forever 6. The Dark Knight Rises 7. Batman Returns 8. Batman: The Movie (1966) 9. Batman and Robin Not […]
The man behind the bat, and Gotham, were weirder and more interesting
(Video Link) There are few creative filmmakers with a more distinctive style than Tim Burton, and even though his “original” style can be traced back to illustrators like Edward Gorey he has made this dark yet cartoony style his own with movies like Edward Scissorhands, Frankenweenie and, of course, The Nightmare Before Christmas. Show More Summary
What's this? What's this?! NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS figures everywhere! Per Figures.com, Funko will be releasing figures from Tim Burton's classic stop-motion Halloween/Christmas movie in August. This eight piece assortment stars Sally,...Show More Summary
Before Willy Wonka, before Edward Scissorhands, before The Nightmare Before Christmas, and before Beetlejuice, Tim Burton worked at Disney. That doesn't mean his movies were any less bizarre, though. Case and point: his version of Hansel and Gretel. Read more...
By now the names Tim Burton and Lars von Trier are two of the more recognizable filmmakers in the business today, but each for very different kind of films. Tim Burton has been churning out gothic inspired fairytales and fantasy films for years now, sadly with deteriorating quality over the past decade or so. Show More Summary
Back in 1982, Tim Burton didn’t fit in at Disney. He was a talented 24-year-old animator who worked on movies like The Fox and the Hound and Tron, but he was sometimes frustrated without the creative freedom to pursue his own visions. Show More Summary
Yes, he was always into copious amounts of white facepaint, candy stripes, spirals and those weird stop-motion serpents he always draws, but back in the day this shiz was too weird for the Disne...
In a move that proves my lifelong theory that it’s never too early to start thinking about Halloween, Danny Elfman has announced the dates and locations of his 2014 Halloween concerts. This may come as a shocker: one is actually ON Halloween. Show More Summary
You may know musician Jack White as the mind behind The White Stripes, a solo musician, or someone who truly belongs in an overly praised Tim Burton movie, either way White has been revered for years as a musician due to his many contributions over the years. So it only makes sense that the next