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Notebook Reviews: EDWARD SCISSORHANDS

Tim Burton – 1990 Edward Scissorhands is one of the crowning achievements of Tim Burton‘s career. It’s a truly magical film which is perfectly balanced. All the elements work in unison – Fairy Tale, satire, comedy, romance [...]

March 2, 2021

Zack Snyder’s BATMAN

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is a movie which doesn’t deserve its derided reputation. Yes, it’s hugely flawed but there’s much to enjoy in Zack Snyder’s 2016 superhero smash-up. One of the film’s highlights is Ben Affleck‘s turn as [...]

January 18, 2021

Notebook Reviews: SLEEPY HOLLOW

Tim Burton – 1999 Sleepy Hollow is a good looking and atmospheric Hammer-style horror from Tim Burton. It doesn’t quite live up to its potential, but this it ticks all the right boxes and Johnny Depp is very good. Christina Ricci is [...]

January 11, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: John Lemont’s KONGA

Your interest in Konga will depend on your interest in old B-movies. If you think that bad acting and terrible effects mean that a movie is simply appalling then I suggest that you give it a miss. However, if you revel in camp performances, [...]

December 30, 2020

Top Christmas Movies: BATMAN RETURNS

Tim Burton’s 1992 caped crusader sequel is probably the best Batman flick ever made.  A German expressionist film with an $80 million budget, this dark tale of the Dark Knight is helped by its gloriously grim festive setting. Brilliant.  Burton [...]

December 3, 2020

A Look Back At Christopher Nolan’s DARK KNIGHT Trilogy

Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins took The Dark Knight and transported Bob Kane and Bill Finger’s iconic creation into the real world. Hauling characters such as Ras Al Ghoul and The Scarecrow into the narrative enhanced the psychological ante [...]

July 29, 2020

Remembering Tim Burton’s BATMAN RETURNS

After the success of Batman in 1989, Tim Burton was given carte blanche for this sequel, and he delivered the most bizarre Hollywood blockbuster ever made– an $80 million German Expressionist summer action movie. Michael Keaton once again returned [...]

June 21, 2020

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