According to Tim Burton lore, Frankenweenie, the live action short he made for Disney back in 1984, was intended to be a stop motion animation film. Nearly 30 years later, that original vision has come to life with the feature-length Frankenweenie, out this Friday.
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It's Roald Dahl Day -- yes, every day really ought to be Roald Dahl Day, but today is his actual birthday -- which is just as good of an excuse as any to dive back into his stories. And while you're recalling how often food (and especially candy) showed up in his books to define character (i.e., th ... More >>
T. NguyenAccording to researchers, chewing gum provides a short mental boost.Is gum a food? If it is -- the International Chewing Gum Association certainly thinks so, and its manufacture is regulated by the Federal Drug Administration -- it may be one of few that can boost one's mental perfo ... More >>
Sure, Tim Burton's reigning muse might be Helena Bonham Carter, but what about the director's less-lauded heroines? Prepare for the Tim Burton exhibition opening up at the LACMA this weekend (May 29-Oct. 31) by reacquainting yourself with these great Burton female leads of the past.
This wasn't your mother's Beverly Hills. First, this writer felt compelled to visit the Beverly Hills Cheese Store, where she discussed Bollywood music production, politics and mutants with Marky Ramone, protopunk percussionist and purveyor of his own pasta sauce, before making he ... More >>
Alice in Wonderland
The schedule for the screening series tied to the upcoming Tim Burton exhibit at LACMA has been announced:
Edward Scissorhands, May 27, 7:30 pm (70mm print)
Ed Wood, May 28, 7 pm (introduction by Burton himself, and preceded by Vincent, Burton's 1982 short)
Beetlejuice, J ... More >>