Tag: Tim Burton

Batman (1989) 4K UHD Review

This Town Needs an Enema Batman ‘89 is a movie caught between expectations of camp and genre maturity. It’s empty entertainment, a bizarre if heavenly beautiful studio feature unsure …

Big Eyes Blu-ray Review

Big Eyes is held together by Big Performances As an eclectic investigation of outmoded gender roles, Big Eyes becomes a movie of social growth. Margaret Keane’s turn as an …

Mars Attacks! Review

At its peak, Mars Attacks carries a sense of chaos on par with some of the classics of this little sub-genre like Gremlins

9 Review

Less than 15 minutes into 9, the adventure starts. These robotic puppets, their names are just the numbers 1 through 9, set off on a quest to take down …

The Nightmare Before Christmas Review

In all the years of holiday films, one would think every concept has been explored. Family dysfunction, romance, John Candy and Steve Martin, BB guns, ghosts of Christmas past, …

Beetlejuice Review

A movie that is entirely from the “and now for something completely different” category, 1988’s Beetlejuice is bizarre even by Tim Burton standards. It’s also original, funny, and dark. …

Planet of the Apes (2001) Review

Remakes are exceptionally tricky when the source material is highly regarded. For Planet of the Apes the deep social and general societal issues along with the intriguing look at …