Nicholson. Ledger. Leto. Everyone who has played Joker in the modern era has been an Oscar-winning actor. It’s an iconic role, but in the late 1980s, John Lithgow didn’t know that. He auditioned to play the role in Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman and actively tried not to be cast. It’s a decision he regrets to this day.
Hey, remember how Tim Burton is making a live-action Dumbo movie because that’s the world we live in now? It seems that, if nothing else, this movie may reunite Burton with Michael Keaton.
Update: A month after this story first published the same source, Deadline, reports talks with Smith fell through and he won’t be starring in the film. Original article follow.
David Heyman, the producer of the Harry Potter film series—including upcoming spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them—has a new fantasy franchise in his sights. Warner Bros. has just secured the rights to all things Willy Wonka from Roald Dahl’s estate, and is teaming with Heyman to make a prequel about the…
Tim Burton’s latest film, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, is both a beneficiary and victim of its own ambition. The film takes place in a brand new, original, fascinating world that audiences will instantly fall in love with. But this world is so complex, the movie struggles to fit in a wholly satisfying…
Are Burton’s comments really that dumb? The short answer: yes. The long answer? Well, see for yourself.
Happy Loop Day, everyone. Oh, you didn’t know it was Loop Day? That’s okay, it’s basically every day for the special youngsters from Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Because they’re always about to be killed by Nazis.
Come on Broadway, you know you’re not supposed to say his name three times.
I’m not sure how it happened but, in recent months, the internet has found a new appreciate of Tim Burton’s Batman Returns. Part of that is the pure insanity of the film, and lots of it is how absolutely perfect Michelle Pfeiffer’s Catwoman remains.
This weekend, a new man dons the famous cape and cowl. To mark the occasion, we decided to go back and see how Keaton and Bale, via Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman and Christopher Nolan’s 2005 Batman Begins, held up. Spoiler alert—they hold up really, really well.
For all that individual stills of the titular children have been creepy, this first trailer for Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children has a sense of wonder that is charming as all get out. The pairing of this story and Tim Burton’s visuals is fabulous.
Suffering through today’s shift in time? Disney’s taking the credit for it by releasing a new trailer for their upcoming sequel to 2010's Alice In Wonderland, Alice Through The Looking Glass.
Update: Well, whether you thought the Beetlejuice sequel finally happening was too good to be true or not, it’s not true. The source that claimed to speak to Burton is a lying liar, as confirmed by MTV, meaning the sequel continues to languish is cinematic purgatory. As my original article postulated, maybe this is…
It could be that combining Tim Burton’s sensibility with weird children is just yielding the creepiest possible results, but the images we’re getting from Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children are honestly terrifying.
Entertainment Weekly has the first images from Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, and they are, as one would expect, completely creepy.
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.