The gang behind the hit bad-movie podcast talk about their upcoming live shows, how their tastes have evolved, and crafting a comedy show in a changing cultural environment.
Our exploration of black women directors continues with a look at Gina Prince-Bythewood’s sensitive, layered romantic drama.
We take a look back at Cameron Crowe’s 30-year-old romantic comedy, a film that’s much more than John Cusack and a boombox.
We take a look at the ways Pam Grier, Tamara Dobson, and other blaxploitation stars elevated their iconic characters beyond white-written stereotypes.
A pioneering work of Black Queer Cinema, Cheryl Dunye’s vibrant “Dunye-mentary” reckons with traditional queer narratives and the racism of Old Hollywood.
Maya Angelou’s sole directorial effort Down in the Delta is a powerful and engaging look at a strong-willed family taking control of their destiny.
A look at author Zora Neale Hurston and her lesser known work as an ethnographic filmmaker, studying the daily lives of Black Americans.
Every artist has their muse, but sometimes that relationship grows toxic and strains – with Tim Burton and Johnny Depp, that moment appears long passed.
Thirty years later, Heathers still inspires discussions about what’s too edgy to depict in movies, and whether a remake can still happen.
Adapting the Topps trading cards to cackling comic life, Tim Burton! offered a twisted alien invasion alternative to Independence Day.
Twentieth Century Fox aired four of its six upcoming anniversary shorts at C2E2 this weekend, xenomorphs feasting on space truckers and scientists alike.
By channeling Burton’s outsized whimsy into something darker, consistent, and more constrained, Sweeney Todd succeeds in ways his other adaptations fail.
C2E2 2019 kicks off in earnest with panels on black horror, graphic novels and SF, as well as a glimmering, Vegas-style showcase from John Barrowman.
Burton’s dark, misguided adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s novel ages particularly poorly among the rest of his works.
Tim Burton’s recent films are dismissed as confused (dark) shadows of his career heights, but they contain brief glimmers of the filmmaker’s return to form.
Tim Burton’s last great film was a mythic tall tale that anchored his dark whimsy in something more sentimental and moving.
Situated halfway between Tim Burton’s Gothic beginnings and contemporary epics, Sleepy Hollow is a forgotten, thoroughly enjoyable Hammer Horror homage.
Henry Selick’s stop-motion holiday fable is a spooky classic, thanks to Tim Burton’s macabre quirks and an array of catchy tunes.