Tag: Tim Burton

Slim Whitman (1923-2013)

Slim Whitman (1923-2013)

Features

With Slim gone, we are defenseless against Mars. Charles DJ Deppner details all the other things we’ll miss.

Joakim

Joakim

Music Reviews

Monsters & Silly Songs (Versatile ). Review by Chris Catania.

Batman Unauthorized

Batman Unauthorized

Print Reviews

With the Dark Knight casting his long shadow over box offices this month, a true sidekick emerges to help define this troubled but beguiling hero. Batman Unauthorized lifts the cowl with 18 diverse essays that do a lot more to support the Caped Crusader than that “Aww shucks!” Robin, and should be the perfect warm-up for the big screen bat.

Corpse Bride

Corpse Bride

Screen Reviews

Another gothic foray into stop-motion animation from director Tim Burton. Rob Levy digs up the dirt on this soon-to-be classic.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Screen Reviews

While the story pretty much stays the same, Tim Burton’s new take on a classic children’s book – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – is missing some of the first film adaptation’s essential ingredients. So says our resident critic with a sweet tooth, Steve Stav , in his enlightening review.

Catwoman

Screen Reviews

Catwoman, Pitof, Halle Berry, Benjamin Bratt, Sharon Stone,Steve Stav

Catwoman

Catwoman

Screen Reviews

Halle Berry half-clad in leather versus uberbitch Sharon Stone would be a cage match anyone would pay to see. But Halle Berry as Catwoman? Comic book fans may wince as our man in the Batcave, Steve Stav , relates a woeful tale of waste.

Playboy Goes to a Go-Go

Print Reviews

Fulfilling a teenage dream, Phil Bailey picked up the new issue of Playboy, featuring Go-Go’s singer Belinda Carlisle in her birthday suit. No, we won’t scan the photos for you.

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The Jazz Butcher Society

The Jazz Butcher Society

Features

Pat Fish, better known as The Jazz Butcher, passed away a year ago today. Julius C. Lacking offers a requiem for this legendary everyman.

The Tale of King Crab

The Tale of King Crab

Screen Reviews

The winner of the FIPRESCI Prize at the 2021 Viennale, The Tale of King Crab has documentarians Alessio Rigo de Righi and Matteo Zoppis creating their first hybrid-fiction feature, which expands on the provocative mythologies birthed in the town of Vejano, Italy. Generoso and Lily review this immersive and imaginative film.

New Music Now 008: doubleVee

New Music Now 008: doubleVee

Features

Join Ink 19 with Barb and Allan Vest for new music from Sydney, Australia band Bloods, Prey composer Sarah Schachner, and doubleVee’s own latest release, Treat Her Strangely. What was your first cassette tape, hmm?