LOVE IS STRANGE Review

     February 10, 2015

[This is a re-post of my review from the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.  Love Is Strange opens today in limited release.] “Write what you know,” is a common piece of writing advice. I don’t know how much of Ira Sachs’ …

Sundance 2014: LOVE IS STRANGE Review

     January 19, 2014

“Write what you know,” is a common piece of writing advice.  I don’t know how much of Ira Sachs’ Love Is Strange is autobiographical, but it feels true to life.  Boring, boring life.  Because the film feels true to life, …

Fantastic Fest 2012: FRANKENWEENIE Review

     February 10, 2015

Frankenweenie is a paradox for writer-director Tim Burton.  Burton’s style has become a cage.  His spirals, stripes, high-contrast colors, preference for Danny Elfman‘s scores, and reliance on Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter made it seem like Burton had reached …

New Character Posters from Tim Burton’s FRANKENWEENIE

     July 31, 2012

Some new character posters from Tim Burton’s upcoming stop-motion animated film, Frankenweenie, have gone online.  As we talked about in our Comic-Con panel recap, the film’s characters feature unique looks to differentiate them from each other.  The following posters give …