Saturday Morning Cartoons/Octoberween: A comparison between “The Nightmare Before Christmas” and “Corpse Bride”

For this week’s article, I’ve decided to hop on the Octoberween bandwagon and write about some spooky animated films. And what better way to celebrate this time of the year than to write about a couple of films with the “Tim Burton” label on them? The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) has the lovely benefit of…

The Young and Prodigious Second Breakfast

Production studios are weird, and I gather involve a good deal of politics. Film festivals are also weird, and also heavily political. Things like the Cannes Film Festival are nice for indie filmmakers (the high-profile and non-indie indie filmmakers like the Coens and Wes Anderson) to screen their films and get picked up by major…