Brew Views: The Nightmare Before Christmas

Ghost of Christmas Past

Brew Views
Earlier this year, Tim Burton remade his 1984 live-action short, Frankenweenie, as a feature-length stop-motion adventure, to some of the best reviews of his late career. It was a shrewd maneuver,   More
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 MATTHEW SINGER


Tim Burton reanimated.

Movie Reviews & Stories
“Based on an original idea by Tim Burton,” it says in the credits. It’s hard to read that phrase and not snicker a little. In recent years, the popular knock on Burton is that he doesn’t h   More
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 MATTHEW SINGER

You’re Killing Me, Barnabas

Dark Shadows is Tim Burton’s Arrested Development. Sort of.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Tim Burton takes a lot of guff. Admittedly, much of it is justified. Any director brazen enough to think the world was clamoring for a mall-goth interpretation of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory   More
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 MATTHEW SINGER

Beware the Jabberwock: Alice in Wonderland Reviewed

Tim Burton's 3-D tea party opens today. The movie was screened after WW print deadlines, so here's our review. Alice in Wonderland WW Critic's Rating: 42 A couple months ago, I braved the lines at New York's Museum of Modern Art to see the retrospective on Tim Burton. We were pilgrims, we young Burtonites, crowding around the sacred totems of our suburban childhood. Nostalgia? Sure. But ...   More
Friday, March 5, 2010 ALISTAIR ROCKOFF


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