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Tim Burton honored at Hollywood handprint ceremony
Karen ButlerLOS ANGELES, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Filmmaker Tim Burton has had his hand- and footprints enshrined in cement outside of the famed TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.
2894 points by UPI | Tim Burton Danny Elfman Johnny Depp United Press International International News Service News World Communications Edward Scissorhands William Randolph Hearst
Carpenter arts center director resigns, saying cancellation of race-themed show is censorship
The head of the Carpenter Performing Arts Center at Cal State Long Beach is resigning after the university canceled a popular and provocatively titled play about race. Michele Roberge, who has served as executive director the center for 14 years, called the cancellation an act of censorship, but...
1148 points by Los Angeles Times | University California State University Long Beach Freedom of speech California State University Censorship Chancellor Danny Elfman
Danny Elfman Looks Back at Tim Burton’s Cinematic Adventures in Melody
“I wouldn’t have a career were it not for Tim and ‘Pee-wee’s Big Adventure,’” says composer Danny Elfman of his 30-year collaboration with director Tim Burton, who will have his hands and feet immortalized in cement Sept. 8 at the Chinese Theatre. “I went from zero to 90 the day ‘Pee-wee’ was released.” They have... Read more »
160 points by Variety | Tim Burton Danny Elfman Johnny Depp Edward Scissorhands Alice in Wonderland Beetlejuice Pee-wee's Big Adventure Batman Returns
Tim Burton’s Dark Sensibilities, Soft Touch Were Perfect for ‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children’
Tim Burton’s latest film, “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” starring Eva Green and Asa Butterfield, will be released Sept. 30 by Fox. Based on Ransom Riggs’ 2011 novel by the same name, the pic centers on an orphan who falls under the tutelage of the mysterious Miss Peregrine. There he is chosen to protect... Read more »
323 points by Variety | Tim Burton Danny Elfman Children's literature Horror film Film Young adult literature Corpse Bride Edward Scissorhands
‘Sharon Stone moment’ by Tory MP caught on camera during Theresa May’s Questions
An unfortunate camera angle during this week’s grilling of UK Prime Minister Theresa May caught one of her Conservative colleagues crossing her legs in a moment many have compared to the film “Basic Instinct.” Read Full Article at
623 points by Russia Today | Basic Instinct Lower house Westminster system Film editing Prime minister House of Lords Sharon Stone Danny Elfman