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Tim Burton: my directorial decisions are emotional not intellectual – TV interview

Tim Burton: my directorial decisions are emotional not intellectual – TV interview

  Like many of the characters in his earlier movies, such as Alice in Wonderland, Frankenweenies and Edward Scissorhands, the central character in his latest picture “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” Jakob, is an aloof dreamer, who finds comforts in a fictional wo...

Tim Burton explores the meaning of Art in “Big Eyes”

Tim Burton explores the meaning of Art in “Big Eyes”

What is art? A question posed by director Tim Burton in his new movie “Big Eyes,” which tells the weirder-than-fiction story of, Margaret Keane, the painter of the waiflike figures with sad faces and oversized peepers that first gazed at and transfixed Americans in the fifties. After divorcing h...

Oscar shows that animators are animated

Oscar shows that animators are animated

The Academy might have been staging  its 85th Awards this year, but it’s only the twelfth time that it’s handed out an Oscar for the Best Animated Feature. Pixar has dominated the category, with films including Finding Nemo, WALL-E, Up and Toy Story 3 having walked off with the Oscar. ...

LFF2012: Record ticket sales for new look shorter festival

LFF2012: Record ticket sales for new look shorter festival

Bracketed by films and fellowships for one of the industry's most idiosyncratic couples, the new look London Film Festival is celebrating its best ever ticket sales....

Audiard makes it 2 out of 4 at the LFF Awards

Audiard makes it 2 out of 4 at the LFF Awards

Jacques Audiard wins Best Film at the London Film Festival Awards for the second time in the award's four year history, as Tim Burton and partner Helena Bonham Carter are given BFI Fellowships....

Frankenweenie – Review

Frankenweenie – Review

Director: Tim Burton - Voices: Charlie Tahan, Martin Short, Martin Landau, Catherine O'Hara, Wynona Ryder...

Tim Burton: I Love All Monsters

Tim Burton: I Love All Monsters

Tim Burton explains how his beloved horror movies and monsters filled the emotional void in his lonely childhood and how they inspired his art and movies. The only horror he remembers is growing up in Burbank, California! ...

Tim Burton and Helena Bonham-Carter honored with BFI Fellowship

Tim Burton and Helena Bonham-Carter honored with BFI Fellowship

The British Film Institute has announced today that it is adding American director Tim Burton and British actress, Helena Bonham Carter to its fellowship roster of 68 members. Among previous recipients of the BFI highest honour are David Lean, Akira Kurosawa, Robert Altman, Martin Scorsese, Krzyzsto...

BFI honours Burton and Bonham Carter

BFI honours Burton and Bonham Carter

The British Film Institute has used the London Film Festival to bestow Fellowships – its highest honour – on the London-based American director Tim Burton and his long-term partner, the British actress Helena Bonham Carter. Burton, whose new film Frankenweenie opened the 56th London Fil...

Burton to open London Film Festival 2012

Burton to open London Film Festival 2012

The BFI has picked Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie to open the 2012 London Film Festival. The screening, at the Odeon Leicester Square on 10th October this year, will be the European premiere of the film – and in a first for the festival, it will be shown simultaneously on thirty other screen...

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