As a Hollywood mogul, Tim Burton has succeeded in molding his devotion to old pulp and antiquated methods into a cooler-than-cool marketing triumph—and though it may be an achievement too often kudoed for its own sake, it is still a welcome sign of neurotic, even perverse life in an otherwise moribund system. Can we safely enjoy the irony of new-millennium blockbusters that iconicize '70s kid-junk, when their primary ticket-buying demographic remains oblivious?... More >>>