While searching through available horror films on Netflix, I stumbled across The Last House on Cemetery Lane and thought to myself “That’s a really cool title”. 806 more words
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Every movie, he did– had kind of a morbid-slant to it, wouldn’t you think?
Yes, and I could be talking about no one else than Tim Burton, who directed Beetlejuice and also “Ed Wood”, a biopic about “The World’s Worst Director” as it was all fiendish plots, cardboard graveyards, rubber octopus contraptions, flying saucers dangling on fishing-line, and the most bizarre assortment of “stock footage” ever spliced-into a feature, to save on “special fx”. 227 more words
Last year, Ed Wood‘s Plan 9 From Outer Space(1959) saw its Blu-ray release; posthumously, Ed is thoroughly enjoying his last laugh. He can thank those smug, condescending, hopelessly unimaginative thugs posing as establishment critics, the Medveds, for resurrecting him from the dead and catapulting him into a cult Valhalla. 3,382 more words
I was watching an old movie on Film4 on Sunday evening that brought back many good old memories for me. It was one of those oldies that I’d first seen way back when I was a kid, sometime during the first seven or eight years of my life, and is one that I hadn’t seen in many, many years. 778 more words
My love affair with Tim Burton films began when I was 8 years old. My teenage siblings allowed me to watch Beetlejuice – I’m pretty sure they shouldn’t have at that age!- and I instantly fell in love with its unique gothic-inspired look, its wit, its heart and, of course, the Saint-Saens-like soundtrack of Danny Elfman. 1,077 more words