Why are we so obsessed with celebrity? Obviously it makes sense to admire a talented person, and if that person finds fans all over the world, then they've earned that spotlight.
At first it sounds like typically unoriginal revisionism -- or outright laziness: the news that Tim Burton and Disney would be expanding the director's 1984 short, Frankenweenie, into a feature-length film.
Time to talk about real life fear this week. I talk about fear all the time, but it’s almost always been in the context of entertainment and pop culture. What scares us when we’re reading a novel?
The Alamo Drafthouse's art gallery, Mondo, will host a special pop-up t-shirt shop at Fantastic Fest this week in Austin. Called "Brain Damage," the shop is curated by Mondo artist by Tyler Stout.
Frankenweenie is pretty much all you could want from a Tim Burton film. Strange (but endearing) characters, exquisite artistry, and plenty of dark in-jokes.