Tag Archives: Helena Bonham Carter

Corpse Bride

2005 Best Animated Feature nominee I may be softening some in my views of Tim Burton. I’ve said before that he’s a director with a very limited talent, who is seemingly unable to make a film without applying Gothic sensibilities … Continue reading

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News Bites: Poltergeist of the Apes

Good morning, everyone. Today is Friday, and as always that means it’s time for the weekly News Bites. As has been typical of the past few weeks, there’s a lot to cover. Either the movie studios are putting out more … Continue reading

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Version vs. Version: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Mary Shelley first published the story of Frankenstein in 1818. The story of a scientist tormented by the life he had created easily captured the imagination of the public. In 1910, Thomas Edison created the first film inspired by the … Continue reading

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Fight Club

Fight Club. It’s almost worth asking if there’s even a point to my posting a review of the film. If you’re on the internet, it’s just assumed you’ve seen it. But I hadn’t. It’s far from the only “classic” I … Continue reading

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Tim Burton, Steven Spielberg Discuss Upcoming Projects

Not together, of course. I’m just being lazy on the number of posts I write. But apparently it was time for both directors to drop several small hints about the movies that they’re working on. First up, Tim Burton talks … Continue reading

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