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Tuesday, September 4 2012

The 2012 PopMatters Fall Film Preview - Part 2: October

We get closer to the true cream of the cinematic crop, with some mandated seasonal horror thrown in for 31st consideration. Highlights include the Wachowskis/Tykwer epic Cloud Atlas and Ben Affleck's Argo.


Reviews

Friday, October 5 2012

'Frankenweenie': Tim Burton's Surfaces

Dull and lackluster storytelling is forgivable: marginalizing and humiliating in a children’s movie those who look or sound different, is not.


Blogs

Monday, October 8 2012

The Horror...The Clash of Kid's Horror Movies, 2012

We want familiarity and a friendly reminder that celluloid can often do what quality time and actual parental concern can't. It's the winner by default, which makes it a hollow victory, to say the least.


Friday, October 5 2012

Where It All Began: 'Frankenweenie'

Though the subject matter and style may be a bit too frightening for some kids, the overall result is a clever, cheeky homage.


News

Wednesday, October 3 2012

Back to Tim Burton’s Realm of Misfits and Oddballs

Frankenweenie features plenty of homages to classic monster movies — those produced by Universal Studios in the 1930s, atomic horror from the 1950s; there’s even a cameo from Christopher Lee as Dracula in one of England’s Hammer Film productions.


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