My Hollow Head

A view of the world from my perspective.

  With the Polar Vortex quickly approaching and the predictions of snow increasing throughout the day I was pleasantly surprised to catch “Edward Scissorhands” pop up on Cinemax. Although the holidays are over, you can’t help but watch this classic and fall in love with it every time. To want something so badly and not …

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If you’re an adult who is far too sophisticated, cool or even important to be bothered with highly imaginative books and/or movies originally intended for children, tweens and teens then it is likely that you aren’t familiar with writer/director Ransom Riggs. But, it isn’t too late to up your cool factor now and get to …

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If you have been following my blog then you have seen my previous posts for the upcoming Tim Burton/Disney stop animation masterpiece – Frankenweenie. Filmed in 3D, black and white, Frankenweenie is the tale of a brilliant young boy, Viktor, and his recently departed best friend and dog, Sparky. The loss of Sparky forces Viktor …

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  From Pee Wee’s Big Adventure to Dark Shadows, artist/writer/director/producer Tim Burton has been one of the people I most admire. His twisted, macabre, goth-Victorian imagination has always inspired me to explore the shadowed side of our culture’s sugar-coated fairy tales and clearly see through the thin coat of crackled paint that loosely veils the …

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