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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.
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A Critical Appreciation of Tim Burton’s Films
When you watch a movie by Tim Burton, you’re never entirely sure what you’re going to see next, but you do know that you’re going to be dazzled by a kind of wild-and-woolly exuberant gothic dementia, drawn into a connection with a character who almost any other filmmaker would treat as a mere sideshow. The... Read more »
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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 »
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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 »
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