Tim Burton‘s latest film, Big Eyes, is now in theaters. His next film, Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children, is getting ready to shoot, aimed at a March 4, 2016 release. Once he’s done with that, the prolific filmmaker has a ton of options to choose from (as always). Show More Summary
Every day, Watch This offers staff recommendations inspired by a new movie coming out that week. This week: Because it’s Simpsons Week at The A.V. Club, we’re recommending films featuring key contributors to the series, from actors to writers to a certain famed composer. Show More Summary
The Tim Burton movie, Edward Scissorhands came out in 1990, so it’s totally possible that unless your parents sat you down to watch a “classic” this might not even be on your radar. Though we love Tim Burton and Johnny Depp (and our mom makes us watch a lot of old movies for our “own … Continue reading Tweeks: Are Team Edward (Scissorhands that is) ?
There’s been a lot of Beetlejuice talk as of late, but one whting we do know is that Seth Grahame-Smith has completed the screenplay. Michael Keaton wants to return as Betelgeuse, the “ghost with the most”, while Tim Burton would direct. However, the verdict is still out on Winona Ryder. In an interview with THR, […]
Though we've been hearing about Tim Burton's Beetlejuice 2 for years now, the truth is that we really don't know much about the film's plot. Of course, we will see the return of Michael Keaton's titular ghost with the most, and reports have even confirmed the return of Winona Ryder's Lydia Deetz, but any details beyond that are a mystery. Show More Summary
Following Tim Burton’s confirmation that, oh yeah, he would direct a second Beetlejuice starring Winona Ryder, screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith has confirmed that the filmmakers definitely plan to bring back Michael Keaton as well. According...Show More Summary
Amy Adams won Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy at the 2015 Golden Globes for "Big Eyes" in Beverly Hills on Sunday. In the fact-based drama directed by Tim Burton, Amy Adams plays American artist Margaret Keane, whose husband (Christoph Waltz) stole the credit for her artwork. Show More Summary
Big Eyes (2014) Cast includes: Amy Adams (American Hustle), Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained), Krysten Ritter (Breaking Bad), Jason Schwartzman (Moonrise Kingdom), Terence Stamp (Yes Man) Director: Tim Burton (Beetlejuice, Corpse Bride) Writers:...Show More Summary
You have to look far and wide to find Batman fans who'll defend Joel Schumacher's contributions to the hero's cinematic legacy. Normally, when Bat-fans speak of pre-Nolan times, it's "Tim Burton This" and "Tim Burton That," while conversation drops to a whisper if anyone brings up Batman Forever or â?? gasp! -- Batman & Robin. Show More Summary
The "Big Eyes" director on outsider art, casting Christoph Waltz, and his own creative evolution
Spooky midcentury paintings of big-eyed children and the equally twisted tale of the artist behind them are at the center of Tim Burton's new film, "Big Eyes." The true yet surreal story of painter Margaret Keane also resonates throughout the film's evocative title track by singer Lana Del Rey....
In Anatomy of a Scene, the director Tim Burton discusses his process.
In the new Tim Burton film "Big Eyes," Amy Adams stars as artist Margaret Keane, whose husband, Walter, bullies her into allowing him to take credit for her paintings — artworks of maudlin moppets with teary, platter-sized eyes that made Keane a household name and earned the couple a...
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As we predicted last week, director Tim Burton’s and actress Helena Bonham Carter’s split was just the first of several high-profile Hollywood break-ups announced around Christmas. Traditionally, it’s the time of year when publicists hope that since the showbiz industry takes a break between Christmas and New Year’s, maybe the bad news can sneak by […]
Just when you thought you had banished all thoughts of Tim Burton‘s 2001 Planet of the Apes reboot from your nerdy mind and gotten rid of that metallic after taste that lingered for weeks in your mouth after the first, and only time you saw the movie, this had to happen and dredge it all […]
Tim Burton's attempt to reboot the Planet Of The Apes franchise is regarded as a catastrophic failure. While it was actually a box office success, it was roundly chastised by critics because of its convoluted plot - so much so that Tim...Show More Summary
When the bizarreness of reality suffices, even Tim Burton can kick back and tell a great story without the garish visual lushness that hallmarks his more recent endeavors (Alice in Wonderland, Willy Wonka). But I'm a fan of Burton'sShow More Summary
It's appropriate that Tim Burton's latest film, Big Eyes, is centered on paintings of young children with giant eyes. (Read David Edelstein's review here.) The guy loves eyeballs. You can see it in all of his films. Big ones, small ones, peeping ones, ones with makeup on them, ones that... More »