Posts Tagged ‘Tim Burton’

‘Batman Returns’: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (1992)

— by CHAS BLANKENSHIP — Sequels are always a daunting task…both in the director’s chair and the recording studio. For Danny Elfman, “Batman Returns” (1992) was the equivalent of being asked to catch lightning in a bottle a second time.[...]

‘Batman Returns’ (1992)

— by CHAS BLANKENSHIP — When a corrupt businessman and the grotesque Penguin plot to take control of Gotham City, only Batman can stop them, while the Catwoman has her own agenda.[...]

‘Batman’: The Original Motion Picture Score (1989)

— by CHAS BLANKENSHIP — Following a stirring return to the high-art concept of symphonic motion picture music enacted by John Williams’ masterful compositions for “Jaws” (1975), “Star Wars” (1977) and “Superman: The Movie” (1978), it became clear that a true mark of cinemat[...]

‘Batman’: The 1989 Movie

— by CHAS BLANKENSHIP — When Gotham City falls prey to crime and corruption, a vigilante the papers call Batman begins his war on crime with his first major enemy — the clownishly homicidal Joker.[...]

Tim Burton Looking to Resurrect ‘Addams Family’

— by CAM SMITH — With his “Alice in Wonderland” currently filling Disney’s rabbit-hole with mountains of crisp currency ($450 million worldwide in less than two weeks. Yowza!), you can pretty much bet that Tim Burton will be given pretty much carte blanche to bring whatever[...]

Under Review: ‘Alice in Wonderland’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Tim Burton — a supposed match in cinema heaven. Lewis Carroll’s famous dreamscapes and eccentric characters mixed with Burton’s quirky direction made “Alice in Wonderland” a film to look out[...]

Tim Burton’s Secret Formula

College Humor has discovered the secret of Tim Burton’s success.[...]

Fan-Made Video for Franz Ferdinand’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’ Song

The following is a video a fan created to go with “The Lobster Quadrille,” the new song by Franz Ferdinand for Tim Burton’s upcoming movie “Alice in Wonderland.”[...]

Three Clips from ‘Alice in Wonderland’

— by ALLISON HIGGINBOTHAM — I can’t even begin to describe how excited I am for Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland.” It’s got some of my favorite actors (Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Stephen Fry), I’m old enough to not be scared witless — unlike when I saw[...]

Drink Me: The Alice in Wonderland Kool-Aid

— by RACHEL COYNE — Did you know that a new Tim Burton-directed, Disney-produced version of “Alice in Wonderland” (in 3D!) is coming to theaters on March 5? If you answered “no,” can I come stay at the rock you live under the next time I need a mental health weekend? It sounds[...]

The First Clip from ‘Alice in Wonderland’

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — With Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland” due in theaters March 5, it’s time for the promotion to really kick into gear. Below, we have the first clip from the movie (via MySpace) — and, surprisingly, it doesn’t have Johnny Depp i[...]

Poster Peek: ‘Alice in Wonderland’

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — I think these posters perfectly sum up what a Tim Burton version of “Alice in Wonderland” should be. They are bizarre, but you can’t quite take your eyes off them. And that’s basically what I am expecting from the movie, which is due to[...]

Superman 3.0 — Is Chris Nolan Taking Over?

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — A lot of people seem surprised that Warner Bros. is apparently turning to Christopher Nolan to “godfather” the “Superman” series (as reported in this Deadline Hollywood story). However, it really shouldn’t come as too much of a shock.[...]

Pixar’s ‘Up’ Wins Annie Award for Best Feature

Pixar Animation Studio’s “Up” won the Best Animated Feature honor at the 37th Annual Annie Awards at UCLA’s Royce Hall Feb. 6. Walt Disney Animation Studios won six Annies overall including three for its feature “The Princess and the Frog” and three for its television[...]