The Other Sleepy Hollow

Just before the turn of the century Tim Burton and Johnny Depp worked together on Sleepy Hollow, a movie that played into both of their strengths. Like the current television show it takes many liberties with the original Washington Irving story. I recently rewatched it and to me it held up well. » 2/12/15 3:44pm 2/12/15 3:44pm

Big Eyes Isn't The Tim Burton Comeback You Were Hoping For

Fans of Tim Burton's early films have been holding out hope that his new movie Big Eyes will signal a return to form for the master of quirky goth movies. And it does ... up to a certain point. » 12/24/14 12:00pm 12/24/14 12:00pm

Here's What Michael Keaton's Batman 3 Batsuit Would Have Looked Like

It's fascinating to realize how close we nearly came to having Michael Keaton appear in one more Batman movie, if the studio hadn't decided to ditch Tim Burton's "dark" approach in favor of a lighter Schumacher tone. And now, there are a few more glimpses at how Keaton's Batman could have looked. » 12/23/14 2:39pm 12/23/14 2:39pm

Tim Burton Doesn't Think Marvel's Momentum Can Last 

Speaking with Yahoo!, Tim Burton offered up his opinion on the new wave of superhero movies. In particular, Burton took aim at Marvel for making film after film with the same formula and issues-ridden superhero. Yes, Tim Burton thinks Marvel needs to consider making a happy superhero. » 12/16/14 9:01pm 12/16/14 9:01pm

Everyone's Favorite Goth Girl Will Return For Beetlejuice 2

The more we hear about the possible Beetlejuice sequel, the more we can't help but get excited in spite of all the dread. And now it sounds like Burton and company are keen on getting the Beetlejuice band back together, and that includes Lydia Deetz. » 12/16/14 7:30am 12/16/14 7:30am

This Batman gift shop could have appeared in Batman Returns

Holy Bat-ception, Batman! Apparently Batman Returns was going to originally feature this store - a merchandising shrine to all things Batman, based upon his shenanigans in the first Burton Batman film. Check out plenty more pictures after the cut! » 12/04/14 3:01am 12/04/14 3:01am

Annie Leibovitz's Fairytale Photoshoots have finally gone too far

We've covered Annie Leibovitz's fantastical photoshoots before - but her latest starring Amy Adams and Tim Burton slide over the edge of fantasy into full blown creepiness. PUT THE BLUNT IMPLEMENT DOWN, TIM, OH GOD. » 11/18/14 3:14pm 11/18/14 3:14pm

The Filmography of Tim Burton, as told by stunning Silhouettes

Over the weekend Popzilla gallery held a tribute art show to the wonderfully weird works of Tim Burton - including these lovely Silhouettes by artist Sam Carter. » 11/03/14 11:41am 11/03/14 11:41am

How Robin Might Have Looked In Tim Burton's Aborted Third Batman Film

Tim Burton was originally going to helm a third Batman movie after Batman Returns, but the studio bumped him from the director's chair in favor of Batman Forever director Joel Schumacher. But this concept art gives us one possible look for Burton's version of Robin. » 10/10/14 9:40am 10/10/14 9:40am

Watch The 1988 Video WB Made To Prove Tim Burton's Batman Wouldn't Suck

Holy crap. Has it really been 25 years since Tim Burton's first Batman film came out and proved superhero movies could be serious? People forget this seemed impossible at the time, which is why WB made this fascinating behind-the-scenes promo video in 1988. » 6/23/14 8:45am 6/23/14 8:45am

Watch the Formerly-Lost Tim Burton Hansel and Gretel In Its Entirety

On Halloween in 1983, the Disney Channel was brand new and it aired a 35-minute, live-action take on Hansel and Gretel by the then-unknown Tim Burton. And it hasn't been available since. » 6/17/14 4:30am 6/17/14 4:30am

A rare and fascinating look at the making of the 1989 Batman movie

You can keep your Dark Knights and Tumblers. For my money, the best Batman movie is still Tim Burton's 1989 version starring Michael Keaton, and this 30-minute documentary, shot during filming, reminds us all how ground-breaking the movie was. » 2/10/14 2:40pm 2/10/14 2:40pm

​The 11 Most Bizarre Frankenstein Monsters Ever Created

Since the beginning of time, man has sought the ability to create life by means other than hot, hot sex. Those who have achieved this goal have generally been named Frankenstein, and their experiments have mostly resulted in monsters (advantage: hot, hot sex). But sometimes these creations aren't evil, they're just… » 2/10/14 11:25am 2/10/14 11:25am

The Joker's 1989 Macy's Day Parade appearance is pretty messed up

Back in 1989, during the annual Macy's Day Thanksgiving Parade, an actor impersonating Jack Nicholson's Joker from Tim Burton's Batman rode a parade float and sang a little song. Which is pretty fucked up, if you think about it. » 11/29/13 1:30pm 11/29/13 1:30pm

Wynona Ryder returning to Beetlejuice 2 -- OMG think of the hats!

Winona Ryder just spilled the beans that she probably going to return as the great Lydia Deetz for Beetlejuice 2. Okay, she didn't outright SAY that, but the implication is there, and it is awesome. Three important questions remain: What is Lydia Deetz up to now? What is she wearing? And where can I buy it? » 11/19/13 2:50pm 11/19/13 2:50pm

A hundred Tim Burton cakes too creepy to eat

To celebrate the spookiest director's 55th birthday, Cakenweenie has collaborated with 100 different culinary artists to build a giant blog of Burton Cakes. They're crazy clever. Here are a few of our favorites! » 9/09/13 8:55am 9/09/13 8:55am

How will the Sleepy Hollow show be different than Tim Burton's movie?

Sleepy Hollow might be our favorite new pilot airing this fall, thanks to a note-perfect cast, some really funny writing and some edge-of-your seat scares. But how will this show distinguish itself from Tim Burton's iconic movie? And what's next for these characters? We talked to the show's creators and star, to find… » 9/05/13 1:15pm 9/05/13 1:15pm

First Teaser for the Epic Documentary About Nic Cage's Superman Lives

Of all the doomed Superman projects leading up to Bryan Singer's Superman Returns, the oddest might be the Nic Cage-starring, Tim Burton-directed, disco-tinged Superman Lives. We dissected the majesty of the movie's screenplay before, but here's your first glimpse of the documentary. Featuring Cage himself! » 8/31/13 11:30am 8/31/13 11:30am