Tim Burton

  • Burton's 'Frankenweenie' opens London film festival August 24, 2012

    Tim Burton's Frankenweenie, a blackandwhite animated tale of a boy and his dog, will be the opening picture at this year's London film festival, organisers announced. Disney's stopmotion animated 3D movie will feature the voices of Catherine O'Hara, Martin Short, Martin Landau and Winona Ryder, and will hit theatres in...
  • Friday Release: 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' July 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is a fantasy film based on a novel by the same name. The film is directed by Timur Bekmambetov and is coproduced by Tim Burton. The novel's author Seth GrahameSmith has written the screenplay and Benjamin Walker stars as the title character of Abraham...
  • Abraham Lincoln: The vampire killer June 14, 2012

    Can you imagine the former American President, Abraham Lincoln in a Batmanesque superhero avatar, fighting vampires? ...
  • 'The Avengers' crosses $1 billion mark May 17, 2012

    Los Angeles: 'The Avengers' followed a recordshattering $200 million opening with another Hollywood high a $100 millionplus second weekend. The superhero tale took in $103.1 million to remain the No. 1 film and lift its domestic take to $373.1 million after just 10 days. With nearly $630 million more...
  • 'The Avengers' joins highest grossing movie club May 15, 2012

    Los Angeles: Marvel superhero movie 'The Avengers' is likely to become one of the highest grossing movies of all time after making USD 1 billion in worldwide boxoffice takings in just three weeks. The Joss Whedon directed film racked up USD 100 million in the US this weekend, with industry...
  • Capsule review of four new Hollywood films May 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Dark Shadows: Tim Burton and Johnny Depp are snuggled warmly in their comfort zone in this chilly horrorcomedy, their eighth collaboration as director and star, respectively, and their weakest by far. You don't need to know a thing about the 'Dark Shadows' TV series that provides the inspiration. Tonally,...
  • Friday Release: Vampire Depp in 'Dark Shadows' May 10, 2012

    Los Angeles: Working with director Tim Burton, Johnny Depp has played many eccentric characters in the movies, from lonely monster Edward Scissorhands to eccentric filmmaker Ed Wood and the Mad Hatter of "Alice in Wonderland." But there was at least one strange being they hadn't tried a vampire and...
  • Witherspoon, Reynolds to star in 'Big Eyes' January 24, 2012

    London: Actors Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Reynolds have signed up to play lead roles in 'Big Eyes'. Witherspoon and Reynolds have been signed up to play artists Margaret and Walter Keane in a film that will be produced by Tim Burton. The artists became famous in the 1950s and 60s after their...
  • Mia Wasikowska struggled in 'Alice in Wonderland' October 2, 2011

    London: 'Alice in Wonderland' star Mia Wasikowska says she found working in the film difficult because of the extensive use of green screen. The 21yearold Australian actress took on the titular role in the Tim Burtondirected film, but the use of green screen technology on the...
  • Forbes India: Seven mustsee movies December 31, 2009

    1. Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland Purists may cringe at Burton's reworking of the Lewis Carroll classic, transforming it into a revenge saga where Alice sets out to liberate Wonderland from the clutches of the Red Queen. But then Tim Burton's quirky sense of style and weird art direction The...
  • Masand's Movie Review: 9 is visually stunning September 12, 2009

    Cast: Eljiah Wood, Christopher Plummer, Jennifer Connelly, John C Reilly, Martin Landau Director: Shane Acker Animation film 9, directed by Shane Acker, is a bleak apocalyptic tale in which a ragtag group of dolllike creatures appear to be the only survivors on a ruined landscape that's obliterated of humans. These creatures...