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Edward Scissorhands

  • Calendar

    March 8, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    Gothic Council Stages Tim Burton Intervention

    Tim Burton has become something of a trial to the goths of the world. On the one hand, his contribution to the sub-culture simply cannot be overstated. Films like Edward Scissorhands, Beetlejuice, and The Nightmare Before Christmas served as the gateway into the spooky side for many of us, and for t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    How to Make a Quick, Easy and Inexpensive Romantic Dinner for Valentine's Day

    Every year, it happens. The Valentine's Day procrastinators come out of the woodwork, desperately scrambling for flowers and chocolate at the very last minute. This past Sunday, my mother -- who is a private chef -- received an email from a man who wanted her to cook a romantic dinner for him and hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    Modern Holiday Classics Veer Off from Feelgood and into Cynicism

    This week, as Christmas movies began their assault on cable and network television, it occurred to us that in the past decade or so, holiday film tastes have begun to veer from lighthearted feelgood affairs and straight into stress-filled, caustic celebrations of the things we will all hate for the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Which Goth Heroes Deserve Their Own Action Figures?

    ​Gothtopia has been spending some time working a few shifts at Houston's most excellent new comic shop, 8th Dimension Comics. Mostly it's a way to fund our crippling Magic: The Gathering addiction. As we basked in the glory of geekdom and capitalism on a recent shift, we noticed that the shop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    Danny Elfman's Ten Greatest Soundtracks

    ​Last Tuesday, Warner Bros. music released a 25th anniversary box set commemorating the orchestral soundtrack work Danny Elfman has done for Tim Burton. Elfman, the former front man for the wonderfully weird art-pop band Oingo Boingo, was first recruited by Burton to score his film Pee Wee's B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    The 14 Best Halloween Costumes from This Weekend

    If there was an event this weekend, you better believe people went to it in costume. Darth Vader was in the crowd at the Rockets Game while a Roman Gladiator watched Agora burn. (How appropriate, that.) Houston Press's own Halloween Bash at House of Blues had some of the most creative costumes we've ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 10, 2009

    A cut above the rest

    Scissor Stix at Ray's Franks n More

  • Calendar

    April 17, 2008

    Ed Wood

    The story of the worst movie director in history needed the right weirdo director in order to make it to the big screen

  • Home Entertainment

    November 10, 2005
  • Film

    September 22, 2005

    Love in Gloom

    Tim Burton is dead-on again in the darkly delightful Corpse Bride

  • Film

    July 14, 2005

    Chocolate Kisses

    Thanks to Depp and Burton, Willy Wonka just got weirder

  • Film

    November 18, 2004

    Peter Panache

    J.M. Barrie gets a Hollywood makeover in Finding Neverland

  • Calendar

    May 27, 2004
  • Film

    January 1, 2004

    Lying Liar

    A dad tells Big Fish tales to a son who can't believe his ears

  • Calendar

    February 17, 2000

    Keep Off the Grass

    Felder Rushing lectures at the Harris County Agriculture Extension Center

  • Film

    November 18, 1999

    Horseman, Pass By

    Sleepy Hollow looks great, but it's less filling than Washington Irving

  • Film

    December 12, 1996

    It's Topps!

    In Mars Attacks!, Tim Burton turns his ray gun on everything in sight

  • Culture

    August 15, 1996
  • Film

    June 20, 1996
  • Film

    October 13, 1994
  • Film

    August 11, 1994

    Animal Acts

    The return of Hollywood's most famous dog and pony show

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