- Directed by: Tim Burton
- Cast: Shelley Duvall, Daniel Stern, Barret Oliver
A young boy resurrects his deceased dog in this enjoyable, if clunky, homage to Frankenstein.
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Revisiting: Frankenweenie (1984)19 Sep 2012
Tim Burton’s original Frankenstein tribute is lovingly constructed, despite its troubled past
It’s hard to know what Disney were thinking when they took on Tim Burton in 1979. Freshly graduated from CalArts (alongside future Pixar bods John Lasseter and Brad Bird, as well as The Nightmare Before Christmas director Henry Selick), Burton had…
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