Jack Nicholson turns 81

Today we celebrate the 81st birthday of legendary actor Jack Nicholson. Through a magnificent career of great performances and memorable moments make up the catalogue of a storied Hollywood career. Three of my favorite performances come to mind that have cemented themselves as iconic. The first is Nicholson’s role as Jake Gittes in Roman Polanski’s […]

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“Be a Better Man”: The Role of the Father in Batman Begins

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“To be as good as our fathers we must be better, imitation is not discipleship.” Wendell Phillips There are many reoccurring themes in Christopher Nolan’s films, but there’s one theme which I personally find to be his most interesting and personal. That of becoming a better man than your father. This is something which reflects […]

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Review: Justice League

We’ve been waiting for this film ever since Tim Burton’s Batman appeared on our screens back in 1989 (my birth year), and it’s taken nearly 28 years to see the Justice League on the big screen. The question on everyone’s mind is whether or not Justice League can live up to the hype. Well, may […]

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Directors’ Weekend: The 10 Best Tim Burton Films

So here are the 10 Best Tim Burton films according to the collective bunch of you that voted. And a huge thank you very much indeed for taking the time to do so. In my humble opinion there are a few unexpected rankings making the cut, and a certain alien attack and tiny Alice nowhere to […]

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Film Honors: The Films Of Tim Burton

I like to make all your lives easier so thought I would break down my own Film Honors featuring the films of Tim Burton in at-a-glance form. As you’ll discover, an abundance of mentions for many of his films given the technical flair Burton is renowned for, but no win for Directing or Motion Picture […]

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Listmania: 5 Favorite Tim Burton Movies

#DirectorsWeekend – #TimBurton – Friday August 4th – Sunday August 6th Tim Burton is one of those directors to me where when I think of his movies, the first thoughts I have are of 1, how strange his movies are, and 2, how much he was great at genre movies. His movies might be strange, but […]

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Directors’ Weekend – Tim Burton: A New Batman And A Young Robin

#DirectorsWeekend – #TimBurton – Friday August 4th – Sunday August 6th The release of Tim Burton‘s Batman back in 1989 was a game-changer for many aspects of the cinematic universe. Marking the 50th anniversary of the Bob Kane caped crusader character for Detective Comics (DC), bringing a refreshing dark depth to the Batman landscape on […]

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Vote: The 10 Best From Tim Burton

  The thing with enigmatic film director Tim Burton, for me anyway, is that his appeal has been diluted over the years largely due to the mediocre, sometimes plain bad, movies he has churned out of late. I know times and tastes in the film world have changed since the late eighties and early nineties, […]

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100 Ways Batman Vs Superman Actually Did No Good

I’m not going to angrily rant about the concept of two such beloved heroes fighting each other, nor will I delve into the whole publicity, money, word-of-mouth, and other such nonsense regarding the movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. I knew it wasn’t great going into it (finally), but the wife and decided to […]

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