I really admired Les Miserables. No, it's not perfect--there are too many crying, singing closeups--but I still found it astonishingly done, the first great movie musical since Chicago.
But as you know, it's been dividing people more than anything since Coke Zero.
Here's what someone on the All Th ... More >>
French artist Alexandre Dubosc uses food to build beautiful zoetropes, whirling cylinders that tell a story on loop, like an old-fashioned gif. His latest piece, inspired by Tim Burton, is a whimsical chocolate cake with teeth, bones, and googly eyes.
Naturally, Tim Burton has brought an extremely vivid look to his adaptation of Dark Shadows, based on the '70s soap opera about a vampire who's only marginally weirder than the people around him.
The film also has a terrific soundtrack featuring period pieces by T. Rex, the Carpenters, and other od ... More >>
Johnny Depp still hasn't seen The Tourist and neither has anyone else, but that's long been demoted to a footnote in his otherwise jazzy career.
The chameleon-like voice of Rango has just applied his scissorhands to the part of Barnabas Collins in Dark Shadows, the Tim Burton-directed re-creation o ... More >>
You have to admit it's pretty fetching.
I sported it during the last batch of Fashion Week party mania, and evidence of it is still surfacing as if by fabric trail.
Once your pupils stop pulsing, you have to admit this ensem-bleh makes me look very Tim Burton meets Elsa Schiaparelli on the ... More >>
Check out my new best friends, sisters Lorraine and Sabina Belkin.
They're glammed-up go-getters who just opened Duo Restaurant and Lounge in the growing NoMad area, conveniently located near my house.
And the place has some facinating touches, like menus that magically light up when you o ... More >>
via Burtonstory.comTim Burton, president-elect of weird, is writing a short story on Twitter, and he wants you to help. Normally we're against writing for free (at least on principle), but it's Tim Burton, which means the exception becomes the rule. Plus, we have a certain kinship with Stainb ... More >>
Check out this super fun video of me riffing on my favorite movie stars for movieline.com.
I gab about everything from Nick Worthington's accent as the son of Zeus to Tim Burton's casting challenges as the father of weird cartoons.
They call me the "Hollywood kid" and they plug the Voice. A ... More >>
The combination of feverishly imaginative arrested child Tim Burton and the wry cartoons of Charles Addams are such a perfect fit it's a wonder it took so long for Burton to direct a 3-D stop-action animated movie of The Addams Family (not to be confused with the musical version currently on ... More >>
What may we expect of a third Mike Bloomberg term? Few people pay closer attention to city politics than Wayne Barrett, so he's your man for "A Bloomberg Score Card: The Mayor's Hits and Misses." He still thinks "the self-serving reversal of term limits was the greatest abuse of power I have ... More >>
Tim Burton (right) receives the plaudits of MOMA assistant curator Ron Magliozzi.
Candy-striped bondage gear, sagging walls spurting Technicolor blood, a menacing gingerbread man crying for his death. And finally, an evil (and, ostensibly, drag-queen) witch incinerated to thick, graphic sm ... More >>