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Film Review: Batman (1989)

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SYNOPSIS: The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker REVIEW: “Batman” had long been a fan favorite among comic book readers. It was announced that in 1989 a “revived Batman” film would arrive on the talents of director/visionary Tim Burton. Tim had just finished his film “Beetlejuice” ...

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Film Review: Big Fish (2003)

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SYNOPSIS: A son tries to learn more about his dying father by reliving stories and myths he told about his life. REVIEW: Tim Burton has a knack for creating compelling films. Big Fish” takes something as simple as a metaphor “the fish that got away” and gives life to a feature full of fantasy, comedy and quirky “fish tales”. The ...

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Film Review: Frankenweenie (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Young Victor Frankenstein conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences. REVIEW: For those of us who dig animated films in the horror genre have been blessed as of late. Last month we were treated to “ParaNorman“, last week we got “Hotel Transylvania” & last Friday we ...

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Top 20 Cult Film Directors

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Celebrate the day! Being a long time follower of cult films over the years, I figured it was due time to create an appropriate Top 20 list of Cult Film Directors for readers who might “still” be seeking out worthy films to indulge in (Director collectives..that is). I knew creating this list that not every favorite cult director would make ...

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Film Review: Dark Shadows (2012)

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SYNOPSIS:  An imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins, is set free and returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection. REVIEW: Sadly I am old enough to remember watching “Dark Shadows” when it originally aired on daytime TV. I wasn’t a real fan of it but my mother was & I would come home from ...

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Production 4 Tim Burton’s ‘Dark Shadows’ Invades the UK

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Gothic-horror tale, Dark Shadows, starts filming this week in England and will star an incredible cast that consists of Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter, Eva Green, Jackie Earle Haley, Jonny Lee Miller, Bella Heathcote, Chloe Moretz, and newcomer Gulliver McGrath. The film is a screenplay by Seth Grahame-Smith, story by John August and Grahame-Smith, and based on the ...

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Film Review: Ed Wood (1994)

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SYNOPSIS: “You are interested in the unknown, the mysterious, the unexplainable. That is why you are here. And now, for the first time, we are bringing to you the full story of what happened, on that fateful day. We are giving you all the evidence, based only on a secret testimony, of the miserable souls, who survived this terrifying ordeal. ...

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