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Deadpool: Five years after making his movie debut in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, the merc with a mouth has finally had a solo spin-off greenlit at Fox. Deadpool will be released just in time for Valentine’s Day on February 12, 2016. It’s expected that Ryan Reynolds will reprise the role, even though the character nearly always wears a mask in the comics and… Continue reading Movie News: Deadpool Movie Is Finally On Its Way; Tim Burton's 'Big Eyes' Gets a Trailer

Early in the year 1989, the comic book blockbuster didn’t really exist yet. While 1978’s Superman was an extraordinarily successful film that launched the modern comic book movie, its success could be considered relatively modest in the grand scheme of the superhero genre. By the summer of ’89, that was about to change, because a character that most people had written off as campy, comedic, and dubious in the… Continue reading Comics on Film: 25 Years Ago, Tim Burton's 'Batman' Changed Superhero Movies Forever

Welcome back to another episode of The Summer Movies Podcast, a podcast that will run from May through the end of August and cover all things related to summer movies past, present and future.

On this week’s podcast, hosts Erik Davis (Movies.com) and Sean O’Connell (CinemaBlend.com) offer a brief teaser preview of this year’s San Diego Comic-Con and the big movies (hint: Batman v Superman

This Friday, Tim Burton’s “Frankenweenie” hits theaters.

Adding to his spooky, wide-eyed oeuvre, the stop-motion animated adventure that plays off the classic “Frankenstein” and follows Vincent Frankenstein, a grade-school youth with a knack for science. But, instead of bringing a monster to life, Vincent works his magic on his departed pooch, Sparky.

Can Burton resurrect the creepy classic? Take

By now, you’ve probably heard about Tim Burton’s new movie, “Dark Shadows.” Based on the popular ’70s soap opera, the adaptation stars Johnny Depp (of course) as Barnabas Collins, a vampire who seeks revenge on a jealous witch. Does “Shadows” breathe life into the director’s recent crop of underwhelming films? Is the latest Depp-Burton collaboration in need of resuscitation? Will [INSERT THIRD CLICHED PUN ABOUT VAMPIRES]? Let’s take a look… Continue reading Tim Burton's 'Dark Shadows': Pros And Cons