Tim Burton

Tim Burton Deconstructs Tale of ‘Big Eyes’ Paintings in New Trailer

Tim Burton tips his hand in a new trailer for his upcoming movie about an infamous ’50s era scandal involving the creation of so-called “big eyes” paintings–ubiquitous kitsch art that turned into a mult-million dollar enterprise. But there is more to the movie than meets the eyes, so to speak. Burton takes the true story and spins it into a tale of money, greed, fame and ultimately an expose on how women were treated before the civil rights and feminist movements of the ’60s and ’70s. Amy Adams stars with Christolph Waltz. ...

Ben Affleck to Play Batman? Are You Kidding? Get Serious…

Ben Affleck as Batman in the upcoming sequel to “Man of Steel” has to be one of the monumental cases of miscasting since George Clooney was handed the role in the 1997 movie “Batman & Robin.” Nothing against Ben; he’s a fine actor and obviously a solid director as well. Check last year’s “Argo.” But he just lacks the gravitas to play the caped crusader in the wake of Christian Bale’s stunning performance in the Christopher Nolan “Batman” trilogy. Then, again, Batman has never really gotten much respect on the big- or small-screen....

Abraham Lincoln a Hacker in New Tim Burton Vampire Film (watch!)

Abraham Lincoln slayed many dragons in his life, including slavery, but vampires? In a new trailer for Tim Burton’s “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Slayer,” the 16th president makes mince meat of the Cullen clan in the woods of Ohio. The movie, the latest to capitalize on the nation’s obsession with vampires, is premised on newly discovered diaries of Lincoln as a youth growing up in the Midwest....