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The Test of Time: Sleepy Hollow (1999)

We all have certain movies we love. Movies we respect without question because of either tradition, childhood love, or because they’ve always been classics. However, as time keeps ticking, do those classics still hold up? Do they remain must see? So…the point of this column is to determine how a film holds up for a modern horror audience, to see if it stands the Test of...
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11.17.2016
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Face-Off: Sleepy Hollow vs. From Hell

With Tim Burton's MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN set to come out this weekend, the idea was to have something Burton-related in this week's Face-Off, which led to his 1999 film SLEEPY HOLLOW . A twist on Washington Irving's classic tale, this movie re-imagined schoolmaster Ichabod Crane as a detective played by Johnny Depp. Tracking a killer in the past obviously appealed to Depp,...
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09.28.2016
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Top 10 Tim Burton Characters!

Say friends, what should we make of Tim Burton these days? Do we still consider him a fine filmmaker? A first-rate artist? An unparalleled visionary? Or at this stage in his seemingly safe and family-oriented career, are the man's most fecund creative days long behind him? It's a tough question. On that should, in part, be answered when Burton's new film MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR...
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09.23.2016
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Clips take you to Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Before the month is out, the latest Tim Burton film will be playing on the big screen. Sporting the lengthy title MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN , it's an adaptation of the best-selling novel by Ransom Riggs, which tells the following story:  When Jake discovers clues to a mystery that spans alternate realities and times, he uncovers a secret refuge...
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09.07.2016
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First wave of Fantastic Fest titles includes Phantasm: Ravager

The 12th edition of the film festival Fantastic Fest , an annual celebration of genre-twisting cinema, is going to be held at the Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar in Austin, Texas from September 22nd to 29th , and the first wave of programming for the event has just been announced. There are a lot of films that will be of great interest in horror fans in this line-up, especially the...
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08.02.2016
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Take a look inside Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

The September 30 th release date of Tim Burton's latest film, the Ransom Riggs adaptation MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN , is fast approaching, and with a couple months left to go before the film reaches theatres 20th Century Fox has shared a featurette that gives a quick glimpse behind the scenes. With a screenplay by KICK-ASS / X-MEN: FIRST CLASS /...
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07.27.2016
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Tim Burton's Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children gets a new trailer

Although it seems that I may be a couple decades older than its primary target audience, I have to say that Tim Burton's latest film MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN looks quite promising to me, judging from the previous trailer and the new one that can be seen below. Written by Jane Goldman and based on the novel by Ransom Riggs, the film has the following...
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06.20.2016
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Dissecting Johnny Depp!

JOHNNY DEPP! Man oh man, Johnny Depp used to be my favorite actor. Seriously, who had a more prolific, widely decorated run of films in the 1990s? Kevin Spacey? Tom Hanks maybe? I mean it. From about 1990 to 2005 - Depp embodied everything we wanted in a constantly watchable film actor. The dude exuded a cool, indie, artsy, offbeat, daring, bold, challenging, totally...
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05.24.2016
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Trailer: Tim Burton's new film, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

If you're looking for straight-up horror, you won't find it in MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN , but if you're interested in seeing some oddball characters, including an attacking beast creature that appears to be fended off by a crossbow-wielding child, brought to the screen with Tim Burton's trademark quirk and unique visuals, then you might find...
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03.15.2016
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First look at Tim Burton's Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

  Here are the first images from Tim Burton's MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN , the horror-fantasy about a secret island and its haunted young inhabitants. While nothing too spooky is going on in these pics, it does look at first glance like quintessential Burton - and we haven't even gotten a peek at the monsters yet. Some of those kids are pretty eerie though. Burton's...
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03.04.2016
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Cool Horror Gear: Tim Burton's Napkin Art

In today's news about things you didn't know you wanted, Steeles Publishing has produced Things You Think About in a Bar: The Napkin Art of Tim Burton . Co-edited by Holly Kempf and Leah Gallo, the 140 page tome is: A mini companion to the award winning The Art of Tim Burton. [It] provides a glimpse into the mind of a man who spends much of his life on the road....
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01.26.2016
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Cool Horror Videos: The making of The Nightmare Before Christmas!

THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS is such a cool holiday movie it receives love on two holidays: Halloween and Christmas. In fact, one of the fun things about discussing the film with genre fans is deciding which season it's more appropriate for. I think you'll find most people are split down the middle; more often than not, they'll be happy to agree to disagree. Probably 100% of them...
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12.22.2015
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