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Burton Slams Local Newspaper Over 'Ridiculous' Coverage

Director TIM BURTON has hit out at his local newspaper, branding its coverage of the extension to his home in north London 'ridiculous'. The Sweeney Todd moviemaker insists the Camden New Journal is reporting inaccurate...

Carter Still Auditions For Husband

Actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER has denied she is automatically considered for roles in TIM BURTON's films because she is his girlfriend. The 41-year-old star has been dating Burton for six years and the couple has...

Burton: 'No More Costume Dramas For Bonham Carter'

Director TIM BURTON was determined to help his wife HELENA BONHAM CARTER shake off her image as a period actress - by casting her in bizarre movie roles. Bonham Carter was once famed for her...

Burton: 'Studios Feared Sweeney Todd'

Studio bosses bulked at proposals for TIM BURTON's SWEENEY TODD movie, because they feared a musical/horror film with no "pop songs" would bomb at the box office, according to the director himself. The maverick filmmaker...

Cage Is Box Office Treasure

Nicolas Cage has broken his personal box office best after National Treasure: Book of Secrets raced to the top of the US charts.The sequel struck box office gold with a $16.6 million (£8.7 million) opening...

By on 23 December 2007

Cohen Says Goodbye To Borat

Despite the huge success of the film, Sacha Baron Cohen has said he is unlikely to ever play Borat again.After appearances in series on Channel 4 and HBO, the antics of Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev...

By on 22 December 2007

Movie Reviews: Sweeney Todd

The publicity and merchandising folks responsible for drawing audiences to the movie theaters to see the musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street have had a tough time selling this film, despite the...

Bonham Carter Asked Depp To Be Godfather On Behalf Of Shy Burton

JOHNNY DEPP was surprised when he was asked to be godfather to director pal TIM BURTON's son - because the quirky moviemaker couldn't bring himself to do it himself. Instead, Burton asked his wife Helena...

Burton Ensures Bonham Carter Is Booted Up After Birth

Movie-maker TIM BURTON has treated his partner HELENA BONHAM CARTER to four pairs of boots after the actress gave birth to their second child at the weekend. The Golden Globe nominee, 41, gave birth...

Bonham Carter Gives Birth To A Girl

British actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER and director TIM BURTON have welcomed their second child. The Golden Globe nominee, 41, gave birth to a girl in London on Saturday (15Dec07). The baby is her second child...

Atonement Tops Globe Noms

Acclaimed British film Atonement has led the way at today's nominations for the 2008 Golden Globe awards, with seven nods.Joe Wright's adaptation of Ian McEwan's bestselling novel was named in the best drama motion picture...

By on 13 December 2007

New Line In Bait-and-switch Ad Campaign For Sweeney?

Chicago Sun-Times advertising/marketing columnist Lewis Lazare has accused Paramount/DreamWorks of launching a "bait and switch" ad campaign for its forthcoming (Dec. 21) release of Tim Burton's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Lazare...

No Country Wins First Award Of Season

The movie awards season got under way Wednesday with the National Board of Review naming the Coen Bros.' No Country for Old Men best picture of 2007. Tim Burton received the best director award for...

Manson Denies Burton Movie Rumours

Shock rocker MARILYN MANSON has dismissed reports TIM BURTON is to direct his forthcoming LEWIS CARROLL biopic, insisting news about the filmmaker's involvement is all hearsay. Manson is due to start filming his delayed movie,...

Clooney And Page Take Nbrs

George Clooney and young actress Ellen Page have been recognised at the first major ceremony of the American movie awards season.Clooney took best actor at the US National Board of Review (NBR) ceremony for his...

By on 06 December 2007

Burton Decorates Christmas Tree With Dead Babies

TIM BURTON likes to bring a touch of Halloween to the holiday season - the director always decorates his Christmas tree with fake dead babies and slime balls. Horror fan Burton's partner Helena Bonham Carter,...

Dancing With Sweeney Todd Made Bonham Carter Sick

HELENA BONHAM CARTER struggled through dancing scenes in new movie musical SWEENEY TODD because she was three months pregnant with director TIM BURTON's child. To make matters worse, her dancing partner, Johnny Depp, didn't know...

Pop, Chaney + Karloff Inspire Depp's Sweeney Todd

JOHNNY DEPP credits punk icon IGGY POP and horror movie stars LON CHANEY and BORIS KARLOFF with helping him create the character of SWEENEY TODD for pal TIM BURTON's new movie musical. The actor, who...

Bonham Carter: 'I'm Depp's Twin'

Actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER is convinced moviemaker TIM BURTON finds her attractive because she is the female double of his longtime pal and collaborator JOHNNY DEPP. The Brit, who is expecting a second child with...

Depp Set For Burton Ballet

Director TIM BURTON has found the ultimate test of Hollywood superstar JOHNNY DEPP's talents - a movie ballet. The pair have worked together in six movies to date, including Edward Scissorhands, Sleepy Hollow, the forthcoming...

Ledger: Nothing Intimidates Joker

Heath Ledger has explained the demands of taking on one of the most famous roles in cinema history - that of crazed Batman villain The Joker.Jack Nicholson defined the role in Tim Burton's Batman and...

By on 30 November 2007

Jack Angry At Joker Snub

Jack Nicholson has expressed his dismay at not being approached to reprise his iconic role as The Joker in the upcoming Batman film.Nicholson, who defined the character with his unforgettable performance in Tim Burton's 1989...

By on 08 November 2007

30 Days Sinks Its Fangs Into Serious Fare

Moviegoers turned their backs on serious dramas -- particularly those based on current news -- and instead opted for vampires and comedies over the weekend. Although a record eight films opened over the weekend, only...

Burton Builds $18,000 Shed

Filmmaker TIM BURTON and partner HELENA BONHAM CARTER have been given the green light to erect a $18,000 (GBP9,000) hut in the garden of their London home. The couple hope the "shepherd's hut" will provide...

Burton Honoured At Venice

Film director and producer Tim Burton was handed an award recognising his lifetime achievement last night at the Venice Film Festival.Johnny Depp, who is starring in Burton's latest film Sweeney Todd, handed Burton the Golden...

By on 06 September 2007

Burton Honoured In Venice

Director TIM BURTON has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the Venice Film Festival for his groundbreaking filmmaking. The Edward Scissorhands moviemaker was hailed by the Italian festival judges on Wednesday (05Sep07) as...

Burton And Bonham-carter Buy Posh Caravan

Hollywood couple TIM BURTON and HELENA BONHAM-CARTER have bought an antique 19th century caravan to help house their growing family. Burton and Bonham-Carter, who is pregnant with their second child, already boast an unusual living...

British Film To Kick Off Venice Film Festival

Atonement, the British film starring Keira Knightley, is to kick off the Venice Film Festival this evening.Stars and critics will attend the opening ceremony of the glamorous festival in the Palazzo del Cinema which is...

By on 29 August 2007

Burton's Ex Ordered To Revise Lawsuit

Moviemaker TIM BURTON has won the first round of a court battle with his ex-girlfriend - a judge has ordered she revise her suit. Actress Lisa Marie Smith, who has appeared in a string of...

Bonham Carter Pregnant

Actress Helena Bonham Carter and her partner Tim Burton have announced they are expecting their second child.Bonham Carter's representative told People: "[They] are very happy to be expecting their second child later this year."The pair...

By on 09 August 2007

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