What’s a cult comedy? A movie that makes you laugh, but also transports you to another world at once familiar, but somehow a little off, one that produces a late-night giddiness by portraying a universe with its own distinct set of rules, leading to a heightened awareness.
The French-language drama “Amour” was chosen Sunday as the year’s best film by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, whose prizes are among a flurry of year-end honors that help sort out the Academy Awards race.
Jonathan Frid, who played vampire Barnabas Collins on the cult classic TV show “Dark Shadows,” has died. He was 87.
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Sean Young is out to prove she’s not crazy, so she recreated one of the things that made people think maybe she was. The actress gained a reputation for being a little off when she famously donned a DIY Catwoman costume to convince Tim Burton to hire her for “Batman Returns.” […]
SAN DIEGO — Pee-wee Herman hopes to take his act back on the road for a new big-screen adventure. Paul Reubens told an audience at the Comic-Con fan convention Thursday that he’s working with Hollywood comedy powerhouse Judd Apatow to produce a new movie. Reubens appeared in character as Pee-wee, with his bow-tie and gray suit. […]
Finally opening in theaters nationwide this weekend is Tim Burton’s unique twist on the classic mindbender story Alice in Wonderland, a movie he may have been born to make. For those who aren’t into that kind of thing, there’s a Sundance selection of a vastly different tone to check out – the gritty police drama […]
“To be honest, he could have said ‘Alice’ and I’d have said yes.” That is how much Johnny Depp likes working with Tim Burton. Would Alice in Wonderland still be quite as exciting with Depp wearing the blue dress and chasing rabbits around in Lewis Carroll’s fantasy world? Well, it’d certainly be a completely different […]
Comcast On Demand today has a batch of new offerings, including Megan Fox slinking around in Jennifer’s Body, Milla Jovovich in action in A Perfect Getaway, and the beautifully dark animated sci-fi tale 9. Check out more about each film below. [iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Jennifers-Body/146966/1254506550/Jennifers-Body%3A-Kiss-And-Make-Up/embed 580 476] Jennifer’s Body Diablo Cody’s sophomore screenwriting effort is this horror-comedy […]
Here’s what’s opening in selected cities this weekend, and as David Letterman often says, we just pray to God your city has been selected. Along with the annual re-release of the Disney 3-D version of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, we have Uma Thurman’s return in Motherhood, Tony Jaa’s return in Ong-Bak 2: The […]
It’s a unique day for calendar enthusiasts everywhere. September the Ninth, 2009. 9/9/09. What better day to release a movie called 9, even if it is on a Wednesday? Producer Tim Burton has helped director Shane Acker expand his original short film into a dark, scary and thrilling animated sci-fi action-adventure. Set in a post-apocalyptic […]