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In order to save their homes the people of a small town will have to play and win in a real game of football in this Argentinian animation from Oscar winning director Juan Jose Campanella, called Underdogs (originally Metegol). You can probably tell (lip-sync) this animation was dubbed, as it was originally in Spanish. Among […] Read Foosball Becomes Real Football in Underdogs on Filmonic.

Is Tim Burton’s ‘Big Eyes’ A Sight Worth Seeing? Amy Adams stars as painter Margaret Keane, in the 'Beetlejuice' director's new drama. Here's what the critics think.

Is Tim Burton’s ‘Big Eyes’ A Sight Worth Seeing? Amy Adams stars as painter Margaret Keane, in the 'Beetlejuice' director's new drama. Here's what the critics think.

Is Tim Burton’s ‘Big Eyes’ A Sight Worth Seeing? Amy Adams stars as painter Margaret Keane, in the 'Beetlejuice' director's new drama. Here's what the critics think.

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Big Eyes Review

IGN Movies - Tue, 2014-12-23 02:40

Big Eyes Review Can mass-produced art ever be considered high art? It’s not a particularly new question, but one that nags away beneath the surface of Big Eyes, Tim Burton’s biopic of popular American artist Margaret Keane, her divisive work, and the bizarre horror story of her marriage to Walter Keane. Like Ed Wood before, it’s more drunken history than exacting biography, with the script taking frequent liberties with the truth and, at times, straying far from realism.

Tim Burton Says BEETLEJUICE 2 Script Is “Pretty Good”, Hopes to Speak With Michael Keaton Soon For whatever reason I'm still pretty excited for Beetlejuice 2.  Maybe it's the uptick in Tim Burton's quality of work in recent years.  After hitting a creative nadir with Alice In Wonderland (what a mindfuck it has to be when your worst movies are the most successful ones financially and your best ones, like Ed Wood, bomb the hardest) I actually really enjoyed Frankenweenie quite a bit.

The regional critics groups have begun dishing out kudos, beginning today with the Boston Online Film Critics Association. And happily, we're kicking things off with an outside-the-box choice that hopefully sets the stage for this wide open season.http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/in-contention

If you don’t know his name already, you can expect to hear the name Jon Spaihts a lot more now. His is the screenwriter for the upcoming Doctor Strange movie, but another script of his was just won in an auction by Sony. The script is called Passengers and is big science fiction love story set in deep space. It takes place on a ship transporting thousands of people in suspended animation to a new planet. When one of the pods malfunctions it awakens a single passenger 90 years early.

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