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Beetlejuice… Beetlejuice… Beetlejuice 2 officially in the works!

There have been talks of a Beetlejuice sequel for years, but now it looks like it is finally happening! It was announced in late 2013 that director of the original film, Tim Burton, was in talks with Warner Bros to … Continue reading

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Understanding Hyperreal Postmodernism through Tim Burton’s Big Fish

     The term ‘postmodernism’ is a broad and multi-faceted notion that deals with the nature of contemporary Western society and culture. All types of Western art, including film, might be seen to have adapted to the postmodern, which in … Continue reading

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Stop-motion animating legend filmmaker Ray Harryhausen has died, aged 92.

Ray Harryhausen has helped bring such film gems as Jason and the Argonauts (1963) and Clash of the Titans (1981) to life through his animating genius, and on 7th May 2013, news sadly travelled that he had died. He is one of … Continue reading

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BCUR Conference: The Influence of German Expressionism on Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie (2012)

This April I attended the British Conference of Undergraduate Research (BCUR) in Plymouth specifically for undergraduates in the UK to present research, where I was offered the opportunity to present my own research in the form of a poster presentation. I … Continue reading

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Movie Quote of the Day – Corpse Bride (Tim Burton, 2005)

Emily: I’ve spent so long in the darkness, that I’ve almost forgotten how beautiful the moonlight is.

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DVD of the week – Frankenweenie (Tim Burton, 2012)

     Frankenweenie is a sparky little tale telling the story of Victor Frankenstein, a typical Burtonesque protagonist, and his loveable pet dog, Sparky. After the playful pooch falls prey to a fatal accident, leaving him dead and buried on … Continue reading

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Movie Quote of the Day – Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Tim Burton, 2007)

Sweeney Todd: Noooooo! Would no one have mercy on her? Mrs Lovett: So it’s you. Benjamin Barker. Sweeney Todd: Where’s Lucy? Where’s my wife? Mrs Lovett: She poisoned herself, arsenic from the apothecary round the corner, I tried to stop her, but she wouldn’t … Continue reading

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