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Movie: Batman

The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Apr 19, 2018 - 33 comments

Movie: Beetlejuice

It's showtime! In Tim Burton's second feature film as a director, the recently deceased Maitlands (Alec Baldwin and Geena Davis) find the house they hoped they'd haunt together forever bought and hideously renovated by avant-garde artist Delia Deetz (Catherine O'Hara), her developer husband Charles (Jeffrey Jones), and gothy daughter Lydia (Winona Ryder). Unable to rid themselves of the intruders, they turn to a "bioexorcist"... the obnoxious, outrageous Betelgeuse (Michael Keaton). But once they agree to hire him, things are going out of control fast! [more inside]
posted by Pope Guilty on Mar 30, 2018 - 24 comments

Movie: Edward Scissorhands

“What happened to you?” “...I'm not finished.” [more inside]
posted by roger ackroyd on Mar 7, 2018 - 2 comments

Movie: Pee-wee's Big Adventure

When eccentric man-child Pee-Wee Herman gets his beloved bike stolen in broad daylight, he sets out across the U.S. on the adventure of his life. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 17, 2016 - 9 comments

Movie: Ed Wood

An ambitious but troubled movie director tries his best to fulfill his dream, despite his lack of support. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 13, 2016 - 15 comments

Movie: Corpse Bride

When a shy groom practices his wedding vows in the inadvertent presence of a deceased young woman, she rises from the grave assuming he has married her. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Oct 30, 2015 - 3 comments

Movie: Frankenweenie

Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Sep 25, 2015 - 2 comments

Movie: Batman Returns

When a corrupt businessman and the grotesque Penguin plot to take control of Gotham City over Christmas, only Batman can stop them, while the Catwoman has her own agenda. Directed by Tim Burton, starring Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken and Michael Gough. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Dec 31, 2014 - 18 comments

Movie: Big Eyes

A drama about the awakening of the painter Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Dec 28, 2014 - 8 comments

Movie: The Nightmare Before Christmas

'The Nightmare Before Christmas' is a heart-warming tale about Jack, who feels he is stuck in a rut of routine and repetition. In a flash of inspiration, he decides to spread Christmas joy and cheer to all the world, enlisting his friends and neighbors to help. Written by Tim Burton and directed by Henry Sellick, and starring the vocal talents of Danny Elfman (and a score by him), Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara, William Hickey, Paul Reubens, Ken Page, and many more, it's sure to be a fun Christmas classic for the whole family! [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Dec 1, 2014 - 24 comments

The Nightmare Before Christmas planning: Oct. 31 or earlier?

A planned viewing of Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas: discuss. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Sep 28, 2014 - 6 comments

Movie: Sleepy Hollow

THE SPIRIT OF 99 VIEWING CLUB - Rational NYC detective is called to the moody village of Sleepy Hollow where the locals insist a recent spat of mysterious deaths are supernatural in origin [more inside]
posted by The Whelk on Sep 22, 2014 - 15 comments

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