This 1988 quirky comedy about the afterlife still has a certain amount of uniqueness about it – even if certain elements do seem dated in places. You have to hand it to Tim Burton – there really is nothing conventional about his ideas for films in terms of the stories or the way in which… Read More


Tim Burton’s new take on the animated classic captures a the darker side to the story filled with corruption – but is still surprisingly heartfelt. When it was originally announced that Tim Burton was going to be directing this live action version of Dumbo, it would be easy to see why some people may have… Read More

First Impressions of…Dumbo

A brand new trailer has been released for Tim Burton’s upcoming new version of Dumbo, set to be released in cinemas next year. Here’s a few of Love London Love Culture’s thoughts on it…  It has to be said straight off that when I first heard that Tim Burton, who is more known for his… Read More

PREVIEW: Oyster Boy, Blue Elephant Theatre

Haste Theatre brings their production of Oyster Boy to the Blue Elephant Theatre on the 2nd and 3rd March as part of its UK tour.  Revamped for this UK tour with the help of  Theatre De Complicite’s movement director Kasia Zaremba Byrne, Oyster Boy is about seeing past people’s differences and a bittersweet tale of the… Read More

Review Round Up: Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

Tim Burton’s adaptation of Ransom Rigg’s debut novel is released in cinemas on the 30th September. But what have critics been saying about it?  The Guardian: **** “That this adaptation is highly stylish is hardly surprising; that it’s quite so charming and funny is.” Hollywood Reporter: “the heightened, fantastical elements of the story, coupled with… Read More

Review Round Up… AliceThrough the Looking Glass

Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska return to Wonderland in the sequel to the 2010 Tim Burton film, now directed by James Bobin. But is it a trip too far for the critics?  Hit Fix:”So much muscle, so much effort, so much raw talent on display, and all in service of demographic-and-merchandise-driven garbage that sullies the name… Read More

First Impressions of Alice Through the Looking Glass Trailer

Disney’s live action version of Alice in Wonderland is now followed up with the sequel to the original book by Lewis Carroll – Alice Through The Looking Glass. So what kind of a film can we expect to get just by looking at the trailer. With Tim Burton involved, you can almost expect something that… Read More