The DCEU continues its upward trajectory with a flashy, fun, and surprisingly heartfelt teen superhero story.
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.
While Keira Knightley and cast give off some elegant looks, this post-WWII costume drama floats passively along the surface of its subject.
Jesse Eisenberg and Alexander Skarsgard try to make millions in milliseconds in this plodding critique of capitalism.
Matthias Schoenaerts learns to tame the beast within in this sensitive Belgian drama about a prisoner and his horse.
Netflix’s Motley Crue biopic falls along familiar music biopic tropes, but with all the band’s warts unashamedly on display.
The Orville coasts through a Gordon-heavy episode that sees him falling in love with the simulated recreation of a 21st-century woman (Leighton Meester).
Jordan Peele’s latest doesn’t have the structural and subtextual heft of Get Out, but it’s a chilling genre exercise anchored by a mesmerizing Lupita Nyong’o performance.
Joel Potrykus’ comically grim indie shows the grotesque end result of staying on your couch playing video games all day.
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.
Christian Petzold’s occupation drama is a fascinating, beguiling tale, with stark performances and an intriguing modernization of 1940s material to the modern day.
Rupert Wyatt’s dark sci-fi allegory about a Chicago occupied by sinister alien forces features some smart, subversive sequences but lacks strong characters.
A cast of incredible action stars (Tony Jaa, Iko Uwais, Scott Adkins, Michael Jai White) team up for a fun, if overstuffed, ride.
Situated halfway between Tim Burton’s Gothic beginnings and contemporary epics, Sleepy Hollow is a forgotten, thoroughly enjoyable Hammer Horror homage.
Ike Barinholtz guest stars in this episode that tests the limits of Boyle’s parenting skills, but doesn’t really mine enough jokes out of its premise.