Film Review: Dumbo

A live-action adaptation of the 1941 classic Disney animation of the same name, which was based on the novel by Helen Aberson and Harold Pearl, Dumbo follows a young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly. Directed by Tim Burton, Dumbo becomes the star of a struggling travelling circus owned by Max Medici (Danny […]

Film Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Based on Ransom Riggs‘s debut book and directed by Tim Burton, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children follows teenager Jacob (Asa Butterfield), who sets off to a mysterious Welsh island, using clues from his grandpa’s old photographs, to find out who his grandpa really was after his unexplained death. Led to a large, abandoned orphanage, […]

Book v Film: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

“I used to dream about escaping my ordinary life, but my life was never ordinary. I had simply failed to notice how extraordinary it was.” Based on Ransom Riggs‘s debut book and directed by Tim Burton, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children follows teenager Jacob (Asa Butterfield), who sets off to a mysterious Welsh island, […]

You Should Be Reading: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

“I used to dream about escaping my ordinary life, but my life was never ordinary. I had simply failed to notice how extraordinary it was.” The debut novel by Ransom Riggs, originally published in 2011, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is a young adult book that combines a collection of vintage photographs with a […]

Actor Ranked: Johnny Depp

From Pirates of The Caribbean to a host of Tim Burton films, Johnny Depp goes all out when it comes to acting, and it’s very rare that he doesn’t give a performance that you’ll be talking about for the rest of the year. Here is my ranking of his performances (not of the films themselves) […]

DVD Review: Frankenweenie

Rating: Directed by Tim Burton, Frankenweenie is a 3D black and white stop-motion that honours the 1931 film Frankenstein based on Mary Shelley‘s book. A remake of Burton’s 1984 short film of the same name, the film follows Victor (Charlie Tahan), a young boy who conducts a science experiment on his beloved dog Sparky in […]

The Poster for Tim Burton’s ‘Frankenweenie’ Has Been Unearthed

(Written for Lost In The Multiplex) Walt Disney Pictures has released the first poster for Tim Burton‘s Frankenweenie this week. Telling the story of Victor Frankenstien, a young boy (voiced by Charlie Tahan) who brings his dog back to life through the magic of science, the poster nicely highlights the film’s depressing nature. But then […]

Another New Image of Johnny Depp in ‘Dark Shadows’

(Written for HeyUGuys) Another image of Johnny Depp in Tim Burton‘s retelling of the 1966-1971 classic gothic soap opera, Dark Shadows, has been released this week. No trailer yet, but Depp looks better and better each image we see, so for most that’s already enough to look forward to on its own.

New Picture of An Undead Johnny Depp in ‘Dark Shadows’

(Written for HeyUGuys) Warner Bros. has shared a new photograph of Johnny Depp and Michelle Pfeiffer this week, showing the undead couple in Tim Burton‘s retelling of the 1966-1971 classic gothic soap opera, Dark Shadows. The film follows Barnabas Collins (Depp), a wealthy playboy who is transformed into a vampire and buried by a jilted […]

Take A Look At Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie

(Written for Lost In The Multiplex) A set of promotional photos have been released for Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie by Entertainment Weekly this week. Frankenweenie tells the story of Victor, a boy who brings his dog back to life through the magic of science after it is killed in an accident. Sounds a little depressing, but […]