Archive for tim burton

MBTI: Beetlejuice- ESTP

Posted in MBTI Artisans, MBTI Stuff with tags , , , , on 10/31/2013 by Taylor Holt


Quick to make a deal, slow to care about the feelings of others. Don’t say his name three times or you’re asking help you won’t want.

Before Tim Burton and Johnny Depp decided to team up permanently, and before Alec Baldwin came across as one the angriest guys in the business…there was Beetlejuice. Or Beetlegeuse, whatever. Nobody says the B-word, c’mon. Continue reading

Dear Mr. Burton: A Notice of Separation

Posted in Whatever with tags , , , , on 10/10/2012 by Taylor Holt

Frankenweenie was released last Friday, and while I didn’t officially review it, I feel pretty confident that we pretty much know what to expect from Tim Burton, for better or worse, depending on how you see him already. Below is exactly what the title says. I’ve been working at this for too long with that insufferable man and I just can’t do it anymore. Please…*sniff*…give me a moment… Continue reading

Movie Review: Dark Shadows

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , , , , on 05/11/2012 by Taylor Holt

Stars: Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Eva Green, Helena Bonham Carter, Chloe Grace Moretz

Rated PG-13 for comic horror violence, sexual content, some drug use, language and smoking . Running time 113 minutes, Horror/Comedy/Fantasy

Plays like: Beetlejuice (1988), Death Becomes Her (1992)

I really can’t get a general idea of how many people are tired of the Burton/Depp collaboration, but then I look at 2010’s Alice in Wonderland and numbers don’t lie; people just can’t get enough. I can, but I’m only one man and I don’t pay for the movies anyway. Nevertheless, after seven films together, the pair don’t show any signs of calling it quits. Their latest attempt at blending humor and the macabre, Dark Shadows, based on the 70s horror soap tv show, is a perfect example of Burton’s directorial style as well as how little he has refused to evolve his storytelling beyond special effects. Whether or not this is a good thing is up to the viewer, of course. Continue reading