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REVIEW: Dumbo (2019)

There’s a pungent irony to Disney remaking Dumbo, a tale of smaller companies being gobbled up by a cash-loose corporation in aid of exploiting a particular attraction. Whether it’s Star Wars, X-Men or, in this case, a flying elephant, the unfortunate timing of this addition…

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Dumbo Takes Flight In Brand New Trailer

  “From Disney and visionary director Tim Burton, the all-new grand live-action adventure “Dumbo” expands on the beloved classic story where differences are celebrated, family is cherished and dreams take flight. Circus owner Max Medici (Danny DeVito) enlists former star Holt Farrier (Colin Farrell) and…

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JUMPCUT ALL THE WAY: Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Like Burton’s Batman Returns; on the first watch Edward Scissorhands doesn’t jump out as a Christmas film. However; Edward Scissorhands is the perfect Christmas film because it promotes the strength and power of love and family, two things which are essential to Christmas. When asked…

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JUMPCUT ALL THE WAY: Batman Returns (1989)

People probably don’t realise just how successful Tim Burton’s gothic version of Batman (1989) was, it made a staggering $410 million, (it had a budget of $35 million) so therefore it would be inevitable that a sequel would be made. Despite being classed as a…

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Disney Release Heartbreaking New ‘Dumbo’ Trailer

 “From Disney and visionary director Tim Burton, the all-new grand live-action adventure ‘Dumbo’ expands on the beloved classic story where differences are celebrated, family is cherished and dreams take flight. Circus owner Max Medici (Danny DeVito) enlists former star Holt Farrier (Colin Farrell) and…

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JUMPSCARECUT: Sleepy Hollow (1999)

Halloween offers many traditions for folk to sink their teeth into. Costume sparring, annual ghost tours, or even a Pagan gathering (clothing optional) in the forest out back. For me, all Hallows Eve is as nostalgic as Christmas, and everybody (I’m willing to bet) has…

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Surprise! Disney Drop First Teaser Trailer For Tim Burton’s ‘Dumbo’

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QPdRfqTnt4&w=560&h=315] “From Disney and visionary director Tim Burton, the all-new grand live-action adventure ‘Dumbo’ expands on the beloved classic story where differences are celebrated, family is cherished and dreams take flight. Circus owner Max Medici (Danny DeVito) enlists former star Holt Farrier (Colin Farrell)…

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REVIEW: Batman (1989)

This is widely regarded as the best of the old school Batman movies, and whilst it is pretty good, I’m here to dispel that myth and take Tim Burton’s ‘Batman’ down from its pedestal. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy this film every time I…

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Watch This Space: July 13 – 19

Welcome to your weekly go-to-guide – WatchThisSpace – where we give you recommendations of films to watch in the cinema, on the television and those brilliant films hiding at the back of your DVD collection. IN THE CINEMA It’s been nearly three months since Marvel last graced the…

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REVIEW: Edward Scissorhands (1990)

WRITTEN BY ANDREW GARRISON The first time I saw ‘Edward Scissorhands’, I was a young teenager. With only a few exceptions, I never had a major bully problem growing up. However, complete with a somewhat menacing look, but a kind heart, I was certainly misunderstood….