Whether the expansion to feature length and the addition of 3D goggles justify the nostalgia trip is something that Cinefantastique Online's Steve Biodrowski, Lawrence French, and I discuss at length in this week's review.
I'm not one who worships at the altar of Tim Burton, probably disliking his films as often as I am moved by them. But I fell hard for Frankenweenie, an extrapolation of a short film Burton made almost 30 years ago.
"The superheroes we have today are modern American folklore," Michael Uslan told me, " it's contemporary mythology. The ancient gods of Greece, Rome and Egypt still exist only today they wear spandex and capes.
Though you may know him from his more recent roles from The Lord of the Rings series or the Star Wars prequels, Sir Christopher Lee has been one of the most reliable forces on film and television screens around the world for more than sixty years and running.