Tim Burton’s Edward Scissorhands, which came out 25 years ago this week, is more than just an updating of Frankenstein. It’s the story of a gentle robot who tries to live among regular people—and when I saw it as a little kid, this movie meant everything to me.
Back in the ‘90s, Nicolas Cage was going to play Superman for Tim Burton. The film got canceled, however, and quickly became an Internet urban legend. Well now, a documentary on that film has revealed that Cage’s Superman actually would have looked shockingly great.
Say the words “Tim Burton’s Superman Lives” on the Internet and you feel the hate. Nicolas Cage as Superman? Those terrible costumes? It would’ve been the worst movie of all time. Well, The Death of Superman Lives: What Happened? just might prove that the entire internet is wrong.
Tim Burton is making a live-action Dumbo movie. Johnny Depp is in talks to play Dumbo's Mom.
Just before the turn of the century Tim Burton and Johnny Depp worked together on Sleepy Hollow, a movie that played into both of their strengths. Like the current television show it takes many liberties with the original Washington Irving story. I recently rewatched it and to me it held up well.
Fans of Tim Burton's early films have been holding out hope that his new movie Big Eyes will signal a return to form for the master of quirky goth movies. And it does ... up to a certain point.
It's fascinating to realize how close we nearly came to having Michael Keaton appear in one more Batman movie, if the studio hadn't decided to ditch Tim Burton's "dark" approach in favor of a lighter Schumacher tone. And now, there are a few more glimpses at how Keaton's Batman could have looked.
Speaking with Yahoo!, Tim Burton offered up his opinion on the new wave of superhero movies. In particular, Burton took aim at Marvel for making film after film with the same formula and issues-ridden superhero. Yes, Tim Burton thinks Marvel needs to consider making a happy superhero.
The more we hear about the possible Beetlejuice sequel, the more we can't help but get excited in spite of all the dread. And now it sounds like Burton and company are keen on getting the Beetlejuice band back together, and that includes Lydia Deetz.
Holy Bat-ception, Batman! Apparently Batman Returns was going to originally feature this store - a merchandising shrine to all things Batman, based upon his shenanigans in the first Burton Batman film. Check out plenty more pictures after the cut!
We've covered Annie Leibovitz's fantastical photoshoots before - but her latest starring Amy Adams and Tim Burton slide over the edge of fantasy into full blown creepiness. PUT THE BLUNT IMPLEMENT DOWN, TIM, OH GOD.
Tim Burton was originally going to helm a third Batman movie after Batman Returns, but the studio bumped him from the director's chair in favor of Batman Forever director Joel Schumacher. But this concept art gives us one possible look for Burton's version of Robin.
Holy crap. Has it really been 25 years since Tim Burton's first Batman film came out and proved superhero movies could be serious? People forget this seemed impossible at the time, which is why WB made this fascinating behind-the-scenes promo video in 1988.
On Halloween in 1983, the Disney Channel was brand new and it aired a 35-minute, live-action take on Hansel and Gretel by the then-unknown Tim Burton. And it hasn't been available since.
You can keep your Dark Knights and Tumblers. For my money, the best Batman movie is still Tim Burton's 1989 version starring Michael Keaton, and this 30-minute documentary, shot during filming, reminds us all how ground-breaking the movie was.
Since the beginning of time, man has sought the ability to create life by means other than hot, hot sex. Those who have achieved this goal have generally been named Frankenstein, and their experiments have mostly resulted in monsters (advantage: hot, hot sex). But sometimes these creations aren't evil, they're just…
This 15-year-old artist has now given us a fever, and the only cure is a stop-motion Tim Burton-inspired Doctor Who episode.
Back in 1989, during the annual Macy's Day Thanksgiving Parade, an actor impersonating Jack Nicholson's Joker from Tim Burton's Batman rode a parade float and sang a little song. Which is pretty fucked up, if you think about it.
Winona Ryder just spilled the beans that she probably going to return as the great Lydia Deetz for Beetlejuice 2. Okay, she didn't outright SAY that, but the implication is there, and it is awesome. Three important questions remain: What is Lydia Deetz up to now? What is she wearing? And where can I buy it?