Back in the eighties, Tim Burton had three big hit movies that rocketed him onto the Hollywood A-list: Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, Beetlejuice, and of course, Batman. There’s been talk of a sequel to Beetlejuice for decades, and the rumors have been swirling again this summer, so could another Beetlejuice actually get made one of these days?
When Jack Nicholson played the Joker in the 1989 version of Batman, it was an obvious casting choice. He certainly looked the part, and it was the perfect vehicle for him to go wild onscreen. Yet now we’ve learned that Tim Burton had another actor in mind to play the legendary Batman villain, and it would have made a very interesting choice indeed.
Although it didn’t take off at the box office, Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie generated strong reviews, and for many fans it was a great return to form for the director.
While Frankenweenie didn’t make my list of the top 5 movies of 2012, it was still an excellent film, and certainly one of the best stop-motion projects ever done.
As odd as Tim Burton's Frankenweenie looks, it clearly has the makings of a hit. Yes, it’s in black and white, which many would consider outdated by today’s standards.
Most of the reviews for Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie were quite positive.
With Frankenweenie, Tim Burton has clearly come full circle.
Warner Bros. has released a set of deleted scenes teasing the upcoming Blu-ray release of Dark Shadows.
Disney recently released a teaser clip f0r its upcoming monster movie parody, Frankenweenie.
Whenever a beloved classic is slated to be remade, the outrage from some fans can hit insane levels.
Disney has released a series of high-detail, non-production images from its upcoming monster movie parody, Frankenweenie.
I once asked a producer how important casting is for a movie, genre or otherwise, and he told me "It's all you have."
Although it wasn't a perfect comedy, Beetlejuice was a lot of fun when it hit theaters, and really cemented Tim Burton's directing career, taking him over to blockbuster territory with the 1989 Batman.
As fans of Tim Burton know, Frankenweenie was the short film he made in 1984 that got him some attention as a filmmaker.
Disney has released the first full-length trailer for Frankenweenie.
So the big screen version of Dark Shadows didn’t turn out that well after all, which is really quite a shame, as the original show was fantastic.
Unfortunately, Dark Shadows didn't do all that well at the box office this past weekend.
Tim Burton’s new comedy horror is a fun exploration of the vampiric anti-hero.
Friday May 11 heralds the arrival of the big screen version of the cult classic horror soap opera Dark Shadows, starring Johnny Depp as vampire Barnabas Collins and directed by Tim Burton.
20th Century Fox has released a new featurette for Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, an adaption based on the popular book penned by Seth Grahme-Smith.