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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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Burton recruits old faves for Frankenweenie

Tim Burton is adapting his 1984 short Frankenweenie into a stop-motion animated feature film for Disney, and he’s recruiting some old buddies to help him out. According to Deadline, Winona Ryder (Edward Scissorhands, Beetlejuice), Martin Landau (Ed Wood), Martin Short (Mars Attacks!) and Catherine O’Hara (Beetlejuice) will all provide voices for Burton’s latest oddball project. […]

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