• ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas' at 25: Tim Burton's Hybrid-Holiday Musical Still Holds Charm

    15 days ago - By Slash Film

    Tim Burton 's best movie might actually be one he didn't direct. As a filmmaker, Burton's strength has always been in his visual storytelling, the eccentric look and phantasmagorical feel of his characters and story settings. Since 1990, a parade of peculiar, pale protagonists, led by the grand marshal of Edward Scissorhands, has formed up in his long string of collaborations with Johnny Depp. His early collaborations with Michael Keaton also gave us the iconic Beetlejuice and two rich, operatic, “dark deco” Batman movies that are a triumph of music, makeup, and costume design.
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