Tag Archives: dark shadows

Back from the dead – Frankenweenie review

Frankenweenie – Featuring the voices of Charlie Tahan, Martin Landau, and Catherine O’Hara. Directed by Tim Burton. Rated PG. By Simon Miraudo. When I declared Dark Shadows “Tim Burton‘s best film in a decade,” I didn’t expect to go back on my word a mere five months later. No, my affection for that nutso soap-opera […]

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Trailer Debut: Frankenweenie

It’s a big year for Tim Burton. Not content with directing Dark Shadows and producing Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter alone, he’s also made a feature film out of his early short Frankenweenie. The original Frankenweenie was made by a young Burton in 1984 while he was working at Disney. Ironically, the studio fired him shortly after for wasting their resources […]

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Trailer Debut: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

A new trailer for Timur Bekmambetov’s Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter has been released by 20th Century Fox and includes some previously unseen scenes. Based on the book of the same name by Seth Grahame-Smith – who also wrote the screenplay for Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows – the trailer opens with a voice over: “History prefers […]

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Staying alive – Dark Shadows review

Dark Shadows – Starring Johnny Depp, Eva Green, and Michelle Pfeiffer. Directed by Tim Burton. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. Dark Shadows is Tim Burton‘s best film in a decade. You’d have to go all the way back to Big Fish, or perhaps even 1999’s Sleepy Hollow to find anything comparable in quality. That might be […]

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The top 10 Tim Burton films

The top 10 Tim Burton films. By Simon Miraudo. Few filmmakers have developed as fervent a following as Tim Burton. There’s just something about the scraggly haired hit-maker that connects with outcasts and, erm, incasts alike. Maybe it’s because many still see him as the oddball kid hiding away from his parents and the outside […]

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Trailer Debut: Dark Shadows

What’s that now? The trailer for Tim Burton‘s adaptation of 70s soap opera Dark Shadows makes it look like a barrel of demented fun? We wouldn’t have believed it either, unless we’d seen it with our own eyes… We’ve been unimpressed by much of Burton’s cinematic output for much of the last decade, and were sceptical of his latest endeavour. […]

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New look at Johnny Depp in Dark Shadows

There’s a new image of Johnny Depp as Barnabas Collins in Tim Burton‘s Dark Shadows making the rounds online. And you need only cast your eyes downward slightly to glimpse it (courtesy of STYD)! Although we’ve reached a point in which we’re no longer excited for Burton’s cinematic output, the imagery released so far, and […]

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First look at the cast of Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows

Entertainment Weekly has released the very first image from Tim Burton‘s upcoming adaptation of the cult 1960s vampire soap opera Dark Shadows. No, not that one. This one: From left to right, your cast includes Helena Bonham Carter as Dr. Julia Hoffman, Chloe Grace Moretz as Carolyn Stoddard, Eva Green as Angelique Bouchard, Gulliver McGrath […]

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Beetlejuice 2 in the works?

OK, which one of you said “Betelgeuse” three times?! According to Deadline, there is a good chance a sequel to Tim Burton‘s much loved 1988 feature Beetlejuice could soon be haunting cinemas. Seth Grahame-Smith (author of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies as well as Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter) and his producing partner David Katzenberg have […]

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Burton and Depp to make vampire movie

source: scifiwire.com Tim Burton will follow up Alice in Wonderland with an adaptation of the 1960’s vampire daytime soap opera Dark Shadows. Shockingly, Johnny Depp is signed on to star. Although this project had long been speculated to be Burton’s next film, it was recently confirmed by producer Graham King. While promoting the American release […]

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