Posts Tagged ‘Tim Burton’

Eva Green May Join Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

by Alex Beanon July 28, 2014
Eva Green [“Penny Dreadful”] is in negotiations to sign on as the lead for the Tim Burton-directed film “Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children” based on the Ranson Riggs’ book of the same name about a teenager who travels to an island and is tasked with saving the orphans with special powers from creatures on […]

Hansel And Gretel By Tim Burton [Circa 1982]

by Alex Beanon June 18, 2014
Before “Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure”, “Beetlejuice”, “Batman”, “Edward Scissorhands”, “James and the Giant Peach” and, yes, even before “Frankenweenie” – there was Tim Burton’s first short television movie appearing on the then-fledgling Disney Channel re-telling the classic “Hansel and Gretel” fairy tale only with an all-Japanese cast, some hand puppets and some stop-motion animation…


Vanity Fair on the CalArts Alumni that Changed the Animation Business

by Ed Liuon February 14, 2014
Vanity Fair has examined a set of alumni from the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) whose work has defined animation for a generation through work for Disney, DreamWorks, Fox, Laika, and other studios. The list of the alumni include John Lasseter, Tim Burton, Henry Selick, John Musker, Brad Bird, Gary Trousdale, and Genndy Tartakovsky, […]

PR: “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” 20th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray Coming September 10, 2013

by Ed Liuon June 30, 2013
20th Anniversary Edition of the Cult Classic TIM BURTON’S ‘THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS’ Trick-Or-Treating Into Homes September 10, 2013 Scarily Real Picture and Sound in Blu-ray™ Hi-Def Film Synopsis:                                   Bored with the same old scare-and-scream routine, Pumpkin King Jack Skellington longs to spread the joy of Christmas. But his merry mission puts Santa in jeopardy and creates […]


Review: “Frankenweenie” Is a Very Tim Burtony Kind of Film

by Weathermanon January 23, 2013
Victor Frankensteinn (that’s Frahnkunshteen! … No, no it isn’t) is a lonely young boy. He lives in a colorless world, in a faceless suburb called New Holland filled with bland adults and weird children. His parents are mostly oblivious, and his next door neighbor, Mr. Bergermeister, the town’s mayor, just plain doesn’t like Victor or […]
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PR: “Frankenweenie” on Blu-ray Combo Pack, Digital, and On Demand on January 8, 2013

by Ed Liuon November 30, 2012
Disney and Creative Genius Tim Burton (Creator of “The Nightmare Before Christmas”) Proudly Announce the Home Entertainment Debut Of Including an All-New Short “Captain Sparky vs The Flying Saucers” and Burton’s Original Live-Action “Frankenweenie” Short! ON BLU-RAY™ COMBO PACK, DIGITAL AND ON-DEMAND – JANUARY 8, 2013! BURBANK, Calif. November 30, 2012— Disney and creative genius […]

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“Frankenweenie” Disappoints in Debut Weekend with $11.5M Box Office; “Hotel Transylvania” Adds $26.3M

by Ed Liuon October 8, 2012
This past weekend’s estimated box office results held good news for Sony Animation’s Hotel Transylvania and disappointment for Disney’s Frankenweenie. Hotel Transylvania showed continuing strength with $26.3 million in ticket sales (estimated), placing it in the #2 box office spot behind Fox’s Taken 2 and representing a 38% drop from its premiere weekend for a […]

NY Times Profiles Tim Burton on the Eve of “Frankenweenie”

by Ed Liuon September 21, 2012
The New York Times has published an interview with filmmaker Tim Burton on the eve of the release of Frankenweenie, his newest stop-motion animated feature film coming to theaters on October 5, 2012. Among other topics, Burton discusses his young life, his career in film, what it’s like being turned into an adjective, his on-again/off-again […]

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“Frankenweenie” – New Behind-the-Scenes Featurette Released

by Ed Liuon September 19, 2012
Walt Disney Feature Animation has released the following new featurette going behind the scenes at Frankenweenie, the upcoming new animated feature film directed by Tim Burton which remakes his original short film of the same name: Frankenweenie will open in US theaters on October 5, 2012.

“Frankenweenie” – New Video Clip Released

by Ed Liuon September 12, 2012
Walt Disney Feature Animation has released the following new video clip from Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie, introducing substitute teacher Mr. Rzykruski and his lesson on the powers of electricity: Frankenweenie will be released on October 5, 2012. For more details, visit Frankenweenie‘s official presence on the web: Website and Mobile site: Like us on Facebook: […]