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    Mousterpiece Cinema, Episode 66: ‘Frankenweenie’

    On this week’s all-new episode of Mousterpiece Cinema, something truly frightening happened. Oh, sure, we talked about Tim Burton’s newest film, the stop-motion-animated, black-and-white, 3D expansion of his short film Frankenweenie. And sure, we welcomed onto the show a very special guest to review the film: Anthony Breznican of Entertainment Weekly. But discussing this scary […] More

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    The Varied Face of the Biopic

    It seems that every award season cinemas big and small are assaulted by a glut of biopics. Whether they are a retelling of an inspirational personal triumph al a 127 Hours or whether they retell the stories of life’s heroes and characters. Already in the run-in to 2012’s Oscar Ceremony we have already had Phyllida […] More

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    Fantastic Poster Art: ‘Plan 9 from Outer Space’ / ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas’ / ‘Another Earth’

      Check out designer Barry Blankenship’s artwork for Plan 9 from Outer Space, Ed Wood Jr’s infamous worst film ever made. The poster was created to promote a screening event happening up in Seattle on December 8 in a few weeks. They’re hosting a showing of Plan 9 complete with two Mystery Science Theater commentators […] More

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    Sound On Sight Radio #191: Director Tim Burton

    Director Tim Burton never grew up. Normally, this would mean that he should be making Rob Schneider movies. But since he seems to have spent his never-ending childhood making pets out of things he dug up in the graveyard, his dark, simplistic, highly stylized films have taken on the form of gothic fairy tales, to […] More