Director Tim Burton traveled a rocky road this year, what with his latest Johnny Depp collaboration (the Dark Shadows reboot) prompting lots of complaints about their style having grown stale; not to mention, the Burton-produced Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter movie failed to establish the literary mashup as either an artistically-credible or bankable genre. However, he did partly regain his footing with Frankenweenie, which failed to light up the box office – but still managed to convince a lot of people that Burton still has his old creative spark.
Point being, this is an ideal time for Burton to shake off his recent disappointments and dust the cobwebs off his now-trademark warped Gothic creative approach – though, the news that he’s circling a Pinocchio re-telling for Warner Bros. seems less encouraging ...
- Sandy Schaefer
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