…Play Dead

I’ll give those who are just joining this party a chance to digest the fact that “Beetlejuice” has been musical-ified. Yes, yes it has. Cool, right? Okay, are we all good? So, “Beetlejuice”…Beetlejuice…sorry, I couldn’t resist. With the classic “Day-O” and “Jump in the Line (Shake Senora)” musical numbers it’s easy to see how this…

…find your way

“Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There  by Lewis Carroll By now you’ve likely seen the many, many reviews decrying “Alice Through the Looking Glass” (and of course one of its stars, but I’ll be putting those scandalous headlines aside for this review)…

…blink

I very clearly remember the first time I learned of the pop culture phenom of Keane paintings. It was roughly two months ago when I first saw a trailer for Tim Burton’s latest film “Big Eyes.” I admit that the most memorable thing about the trailer for me was not my general ignorance of this…

…Resurrect

The latest stop action film from Tim Burton, “Frankenweenie,” offers plenty of humor, fun, sweetness and a bit of the same. Those who checked out “ParaNorman” earlier this year may find themselves with a bit of deja vu. Both are beautifully executed stop action films, plus the stories are eerily similar. Despite their similarities “Frankenweenie”…

…face your demons

I admit that my knowledge of the original incarnation of “Dark Shadows,” a 1960’s television show for those who don’t know, is limited to that of its existence and apparently low production value.  So, there’s your grain of salt “Dark Shadows” enthusiasts. Therefore, the bulk of my expectations of Tim Burton’s “Dark Shadows” starring (of…