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Popcorn Preview: Big Eyes

Leslie Sisman | Posted 03.09.2015 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Amy Adams as Margaret is excellent. Christoph Waltz's over-the-top portrayal of Walter -- who, by many accounts was truly over-the-top -- can be a bit distracting. At any rate, it's an interesting exploration of how the "little hobo kids" became a household must-have.

'Big Eyes' and the Bigger Picture

Kimann Schultz | Posted 02.28.2015 | Entertainment
Kimann Schultz

Big eyes challenge the observer to "get" what the winsome sadness could possibly mean as kin to the art genre, Pop Surrealism, which is as dark as it is light, as morbid as it is sweet, as ugly as it is cute. In Keane's case, you can bet the subjugation she suffered played into the longing she imparted in the twin orbs of her subjects.

Citizen Keane: The Big Lies Behind the Big Eyes

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 02.25.2015 | Books
Michael Nirenberg

My generation discovered the big-eyed waifs at grandma's house or in the marginalia of our local thrift shops. The generation older than me knows that at one point Margaret Keane's big-eyed paintings of children were everywhere.

Movie Review: Big Eyes ...of the Beholder

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.22.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

At heart, Big Eyes is a just a drama about a codependent relationship that strays into abusiveness, in which the wife finally finds the strength to ...

Big Eyes Will Open Christmas Day

Tony Bartolone | Posted 02.21.2015 | Arts
Tony Bartolone

Perhaps Big Eyes is not the best-crafted piece of art. It may seem disproportionate in features and at points, tawdry and even uneven. However, not only is this film important, it is urgent.

It's an Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey

Sally Swanson | Posted 02.16.2015 | Arts
Sally Swanson

The white Christmas I'm thinking about this season has nothing to do with snow. Rather, it's all about a site specific art installation that occurred this October.

Everything You Need To Know About The Story Behind Tim Burton's 'Big Eyes'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.24.2014 | Arts

Tim Burton's newest film trailer has fans of the macabre master staring into a set of very large, very peculiar, somewhat familiar eyes. The title...

Tim Burton To Take On Life Of Art World Power Couple

Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts

Tim Burton, a filmmaker known for his own brand of ghoulish cartoon characters, is taking on the world of wide-eyed artist, Margaret Keane, in a new m...