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For more, read our review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.; Credit: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox">Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: The conventional wisdom about early-career Tim Burton is that he was an imaginative visual stylist but not a great storyteller. It’s an undeniable fact that over his four-decade careerMiss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: The conventional wisdom about early-career Tim Burton is that he was an imaginative visual stylist but not a great storyteller. It’s an undeniable fact that over his four-decade career, Burton has created fantastic characters who are now permanent installations in the popular imagination — no other filmmaker would have conceived the likes of Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Jack Nicholson’s Joker, Johnny Depp’s Ed Wood. In this Burton is brilliant, and it's a credit to his good taste that those roles are also outstanding collaborations with their respective actors. Miss Peregrine (Eva Green) is another. —Chris Packham

For more, read our review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.; Credit: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox
For more, read our review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.; Credit: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox">Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: The conventional wisdom about early-career Tim Burton is that he was an imaginative visual stylist but not a great storyteller. It’s an undeniable fact that over his four-decade careerMiss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: The conventional wisdom about early-career Tim Burton is that he was an imaginative visual stylist but not a great storyteller. It’s an undeniable fact that over his four-decade career, Burton has created fantastic characters who are now permanent installations in the popular imagination — no other filmmaker would have conceived the likes of Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Jack Nicholson’s Joker, Johnny Depp’s Ed Wood. In this Burton is brilliant, and it's a credit to his good taste that those roles are also outstanding collaborations with their respective actors. Miss Peregrine (Eva Green) is another. —Chris Packham

For more, read our review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.; Credit: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox
For more, read our review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.; Credit: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox">Edward ScissorhandsMiss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: The conventional wisdom about early-career Tim Burton is that he was an imaginative visual stylist but not a great storyteller. It’s an undeniable fact that over his four-decade career, Burton has created fantastic characters who are now permanent installations in the popular imagination — no other filmmaker would have conceived the likes of Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Jack Nicholson’s Joker, Johnny Depp’s Ed Wood. In this Burton is brilliant, and it's a credit to his good taste that those roles are also outstanding collaborations with their respective actors. Miss Peregrine (Eva Green) is another. —Chris Packham

For more, read our review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.; Credit: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox
For more, read our review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.; Credit: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox">Johnny Depp’s Ed Wood. In this Burton is brilliantMiss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: The conventional wisdom about early-career Tim Burton is that he was an imaginative visual stylist but not a great storyteller. It’s an undeniable fact that over his four-decade career, Burton has created fantastic characters who are now permanent installations in the popular imagination — no other filmmaker would have conceived the likes of Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Jack Nicholson’s Joker, Johnny Depp’s Ed Wood. In this Burton is brilliant, and it's a credit to his good taste that those roles are also outstanding collaborations with their respective actors. Miss Peregrine (Eva Green) is another. —Chris Packham

For more, read our review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.; Credit: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox
For more, read our review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.; Credit: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox">read our review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.; Credit: Courtesy of 20th Century FoxMiss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: The conventional wisdom about early-career Tim Burton is that he was an imaginative visual stylist but not a great storyteller. It’s an undeniable fact that over his four-decade career, Burton has created fantastic characters who are now permanent installations in the popular imagination — no other filmmaker would have conceived the likes of Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Jack Nicholson’s Joker, Johnny Depp’s Ed Wood. In this Burton is brilliant, and it's a credit to his good taste that those roles are also outstanding collaborations with their respective actors. Miss Peregrine (Eva Green) is another. —Chris Packham

For more, read our review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.; Credit: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox
For more, read our review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.; Credit: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox">Deepwater Horizon: Deepwater Horizon is the most entertaining Hollywood disaster movie in years. I’m sorry — is that a terrible thing to say? Peter Berg’s film is based on the true story of the BP-leasedMiss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: The conventional wisdom about early-career Tim Burton is that he was an imaginative visual stylist but not a great storyteller. It’s an undeniable fact that over his four-decade career, Burton has created fantastic characters who are now permanent installations in the popular imagination — no other filmmaker would have conceived the likes of Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Jack Nicholson’s Joker, Johnny Depp’s Ed Wood. In this Burton is brilliant, and it's a credit to his good taste that those roles are also outstanding collaborations with their respective actors. Miss Peregrine (Eva Green) is another. —Chris Packham

For more, read our review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.; Credit: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox
For more, read our review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.; Credit: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox">killing 11 and causing an environmental catastrophe that devastated the region. Berg brings the requisite gravity to this real-life tragedyMiss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: The conventional wisdom about early-career Tim Burton is that he was an imaginative visual stylist but not a great storyteller. It’s an undeniable fact that over his four-decade career, Burton has created fantastic characters who are now permanent installations in the popular imagination — no other filmmaker would have conceived the likes of Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Jack Nicholson’s Joker, Johnny Depp’s Ed Wood. In this Burton is brilliant, and it's a credit to his good taste that those roles are also outstanding collaborations with their respective actors. Miss Peregrine (Eva Green) is another. —Chris Packham

For more, read our review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.; Credit: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox
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For more, read our review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.; Credit: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox">when the mud and oil start spraying and the bodies start flying. —Bilge Ebiri

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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: The conventional wisdom about early-career Tim Burton is that he was an imaginative visual stylist but not a great storyteller. It’s an undeniable fact that over his four-decade career, Burton has created fantastic characters who are now permanent installations in the popular imagination — no other filmmaker would have conceived the likes of Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Jack Nicholson’s Joker, Johnny Depp’s Ed Wood. In this Burton is brilliant, and it's a credit to his good taste that those roles are also outstanding collaborations with their respective actors. Miss Peregrine (Eva Green) is another. —Chris Packham

For more, read our review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.; Credit: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox
For more, read our review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.; Credit: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox">when the mud and oil start spraying and the bodies start flying. —Bilge Ebiri

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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: The conventional wisdom about early-career Tim Burton is that he was an imaginative visual stylist but not a great storyteller. It’s an undeniable fact that over his four-decade career, Burton has created fantastic characters who are now permanent installations in the popular imagination — no other filmmaker would have conceived the likes of Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Jack Nicholson’s Joker, Johnny Depp’s Ed Wood. In this Burton is brilliant, and it's a credit to his good taste that those roles are also outstanding collaborations with their respective actors. Miss Peregrine (Eva Green) is another. —Chris Packham

For more, read our review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.; Credit: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox
For more, read our review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.; Credit: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox">made up of footage she has collected over 25 years of working as a camera operatorMiss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: The conventional wisdom about early-career Tim Burton is that he was an imaginative visual stylist but not a great storyteller. It’s an undeniable fact that over his four-decade career, Burton has created fantastic characters who are now permanent installations in the popular imagination — no other filmmaker would have conceived the likes of Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Jack Nicholson’s Joker, Johnny Depp’s Ed Wood. In this Burton is brilliant, and it's a credit to his good taste that those roles are also outstanding collaborations with their respective actors. Miss Peregrine (Eva Green) is another. —Chris Packham

For more, read our review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.; Credit: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox
For more, read our review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.; Credit: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox">Amy Ziering and Kirby Dick’s Derrida (2002) and Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004). Leave me wondering still: Those words evoke a sense of mysteryMiss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: The conventional wisdom about early-career Tim Burton is that he was an imaginative visual stylist but not a great storyteller. It’s an undeniable fact that over his four-decade career, Burton has created fantastic characters who are now permanent installations in the popular imagination — no other filmmaker would have conceived the likes of Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Jack Nicholson’s Joker, Johnny Depp’s Ed Wood. In this Burton is brilliant, and it's a credit to his good taste that those roles are also outstanding collaborations with their respective actors. Miss Peregrine (Eva Green) is another. —Chris Packham

For more, read our review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.; Credit: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox

Our intrepid film critics logged some serious hours in front of the silver screen this month to pick their favorite films of September 2016. If a few haven’t opened in a theater near you just yet, don’t fret: There’s always a chance you’ll be able to stream them on your small screen.