Posts Tagged ‘Burton Binge’

The Burton Binge: “Frankenweenie”

by Sam Watermeieron October 8, 2012
In the triumphant finale to his look back at all of Tim Burton's movies, Sam reviews "Frankenweenie" and hands out his best-and-worst Burton awards.

The Burton Binge: “Dark Shadows”

by Sam Watermeieron September 30, 2012
As dense and twisty as its soap opera source material, this latter Burton effort blithely juggles droll humor and tragic romance.

The Burton Binge: “Alice in Wonderland”

by Sam Watermeieron September 25, 2012
This week, Tim Burton tumbles down the rabbit hole, delivering a surprisingly personal commentary along the way.

The Burton Binge: “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”

by Sam Watermeieron September 18, 2012
This adaptation of the 1979 stage musical is easily Burton's grimmest work.

The Burton Binge: “Corpse Bride”

by Sam Watermeieron September 9, 2012
Tim Burton returns to the world of hand-crafted wonder for this delightfully whimsical fairy tale romance.

The Burton Binge: “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”

by Sam Watermeieron September 2, 2012
A backwards step from "Big Fish," this film features one of the few Burton worlds to which you'll want to remain an outsider.

The Burton Binge: “Big Fish”

by Sam Watermeieron August 29, 2012
Tim Burton's most personal and poignant film since "Edward Scissorhands," "Big Fish" is a seamless fusion of magic and reality.

The Burton Binge: “Planet of the Apes”

by Sam Watermeieron August 23, 2012
The film unlike anything Tim Burton has ever made ... but not in a good way.

The Burton Binge: “Sleepy Hollow”

by Sam Watermeieron August 12, 2012
Horror buff Nile Arena joins Sam to discuss Burton's best genre experiment since "Batman."

The Burton Binge: “Mars Attacks!”

by Sam Watermeieron August 5, 2012
In his follow-up to "Ed Wood," Tim Burton fails precisely where that filmmaker did in creating a kooky kitsch-fest that is fun but ultimately hollow.