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Helena Bonham Carter Breaks Her Silence on Tim Burton Split

We still can’t believe they broke up.

Callie Mills / September 29, 2015

Tim Burton Switches on Blackpool Illuminations, Debuts Loopy ‘Miss Peregrine’ Trailer

Tim Burton helped keep up at 136-year-old tradition in the English seaside resort town of Blackpool, County Lancashire by flipping the switch to turn on the lights for the Blackpool Illuminations.

Lisa Timmons / September 5, 2015

‘Big Eyes’ Trailer: Amy Adams Just Wants Some Credit for Her Art

Here’s your first look at the new Tim Burton film Big Eyes, which in many ways, is a very nontraditional Tim Burton film.

The main reason: the film’s based on the true story of Walter Keane, who in the ‘50s and ’60s, apparently took credit for his wife Margaret’s paintings, which featured big-eyed…

Peggy Truong / September 19, 2014

Celebrity Couples Choose Modern Love Over Marriage

Not every girl dreams of a fluffy white dress and fairytale wedding. Just ask Oprah.

Oprah Winfrey’s success as a talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist has earned her an estimated net-worth of  $2.9 billion. A bank account of that stature would require one helluva prenup! Fortunately, Ms. Winfrey …

Becca Verstraete / May 5, 2014

And the Oscar Doesn’t Go To…

Ah yes, the Oscars are upon us and with only two days to go until show time the anticipation is high as we wait to see who will be taking home the gold this year. With only one winner for each category however, it can be difficult sometimes to accept all of the loses, especially…

Camilla Werner-Longo / February 28, 2014

Might Johnny Depp Actually Be Considering A Return Trip To Wonderland?

Although The Lone Ranger wasn’t anything anyone had hoped it would be, it appears that Disney still wants to squeeze every penny they can out of Johnny Depp.
Deadline is reporting that Depp is in the final stages of locking down a return as the Mad Hatter in an Alice in Wonderland sequel.
It’s already…

Jason Marshall / July 13, 2013

Helena Bonham Carter Looks Flawless on the Cover of British ‘Vogue’

For its ageless style issue, British Vogue chose Helena Bonham Carter for its cover. Carter is a pro at towing the avante garde/insane line and she looks as great on the cover as ever.
Posing in a Ralph Lauren dress and a feathered topknot, Carter was photographed for the magazine by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott.

Robert Kessler / May 31, 2013

We Bet You Thought These Stars Already Won An Oscar

After 85 years of dispensing awards, the Oscars have become something of a measuring stick for judging, and then recognizing, the best and brightest talents in Hollywood. But with so many great movies, performances and behind-the-scenes efforts, and so few slots for nominations, it comes as little surprise that more than a handful of great…

Todd Gilchrist / February 22, 2013

Emma Watson Rumbles With Rumplestiltskin? (PHOTOS)

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters is being released this weekend, transforming the classic fairy tale into action-packed adventure. The film follows in the footsteps of such projects as Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, which found America’s 14th president battling bloodsuckers — and not the ones in Congress! — and falls in line with a spate of…

Todd Gilchrist / January 24, 2013

‘Frankenweenie,’ ‘Taken 2’ and ‘Archer: Season 3’ Hit HD

The first few weeks of the year are always a little rough for Blu-ray collectors. While niche distributors like Criterion consistently issue appealing catalogue titles, new releases worth buying are few and far between, thanks in no small part to the window between films’ theatrical run and arrival on home video. (Most of the movie…

Todd Gilchrist / January 15, 2013

‘Bourne Legacy,’ ‘Ted’ and ‘Les Miserables’ (Not the One You Think) Hit HD

Last week, The Dark Knight Rises arrived on Blu-ray, basically sending cinephiles and Bat-fans into hiding as they pored over all of the content and extras connected with the final installment in Christopher Nolan’s film series.

This week, a superhero from a different era of filmmaking comes home on HD, while a decidedly…

Todd Gilchrist / December 11, 2012

Tom Cruise Premieres Trailer for ‘Oblivion’; ‘Alice in Wonderland 2′ in the Works

Tom Cruise pulls a live-action Wall-E in the trailer for his new sci-fi action thriller, Oblivion. In the film, directed by TRON: Legacy’s Joseph Kosinski, Cruise plays Jack Harper, one of the few survivors of a post-apocalyptic Earth charged with salvaging what’s left of the planet’s resources. Of course, that mission goes all sorts of haywire and lots of flying…

Phil Pirrello / December 10, 2012

The Buzz on Blu: ‘Step Up Revolution,’ ‘Sparkle’ and ‘Men in Black 3′ (VIDEO)

If like us you’re still suffering from a tryptophan hangover after consuming a quantity of turkey equal to the weight of a small child, then this might be the perfect week to pick out a few new Blu-rays.

Not unlike last week, the studios have offered a limited selection of titles, but there…

Todd Gilchrist / November 27, 2012

Josh Hutcherson Teases ‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’; ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Synopsis Revealed

Fans of The Hunger Games will have to wait till next November for the sequel, Catching Fire, to hit theaters, but star Josh Hutcherson recently spilled some production details to tide fans over.

When asked what portions of the film director Francis Lawrence will shoot in IMAX, Hutcherson said: “They’re shooting, I think,…

Phil Pirrello / November 27, 2012

Buzz at the Box Office: ‘Taken 2’ Finds and Kills Audience, ‘Frankenweenie’ Fizzles

No matter how mixed critics were about the follow-up to the 2009 left-field blockbuster Taken, audiences responded unanimously: They want to see Liam Neeson mess people up in foreign countries.

Taken 2 scored only a 19 percent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, but the film took in a weekend haul of $49.5 million,…

Todd Gilchrist / October 8, 2012

‘Frankenweenie’ vs. ‘The Paperboy’: Box Office Battle (POLL)

Prepare for thrills, spills and chills as this weekend brings new contenders to the box office.

Filmmaker Tim Burton unearths material from his past and resurrects it for an all-new full feature film in Frankenweenie, while Zac Efron and Nicole Kidman strip down and sizzle on the silver screen in The Paperboy.

Gabrielle Chung / October 5, 2012

‘Frankenweenie’ Co-Star Martin Landau Talks About Tim Burton’s Playground, Tackling Roles That ‘Scare’ Him

Although the main character in Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie is a 10-year-old amateur inventor named Victor, the most important role in the film may be played by Martin Landau.

As Mr. Ryzkruski, a caustic but passionate teacher who inspires the young man to try the experiment that brings his late dog back to life,…

Celebuzz / October 5, 2012

‘Frankenweenie’ Star Winona Ryder on Her First Tim Burton Encounter and a ‘Beetlejuice’ Follow-Up

While Pee Wee’s Big Adventure was Tim Burton’s first feature, it was his followup, Beetlejuice that gave the world its first look at the eccentric director’s quirky aesthetic.

And now there’s talk of a sequel being written, but nothing definitive from Burton as to whether or not he will direct.


Todd Gilchrist / October 2, 2012

‘Frankenweenie’: Tim Burton Charms With Nostalgia and Classic Horror (MOVIE REVIEW)

Tim Burton returns to the one that got him there with Frankenweenie, a stop-motion remake of a live-action short he made for Disney back in 1984.

His new movie is quintessential Burton — manna for purists and an unexpected joy for the uninitiated.

As a young animator, Burton caught a wave…

Celebuzz / September 23, 2012
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