12 sci-fi and horror shorts turned into feature films

Ryan Lambie Odd List
Dec 3, 2014

From low-budget dystopias to grungy horror, here are 12 shorts that became films such as Evil Dead, Twelve Monkeys and The Babadook.

Don Hahn interview: Maleficent, Disney, animation and more

Simon Brew Interview
May 27, 2014

Producer Don Hahn on Maleficent, Disney animation, Frankenweenie and the late Bob Hoskins...

"Art of" movie books: an appreciation

Ryan Lambie Feature
May 19, 2014

With Godzilla: The Art Of Destruction out now, we celebrate the geeky goodness found in the best "art of" movie books...

25 hidden subtexts in family movies

Nick Horton Odd List
Apr 24, 2014

Family movies are just wholesome, innocent, politics-free entertainment, right? Well, no. Not at all, in fact...

Family movies, ambition, and addressing loneliness

Simon Brew Feature
Feb 5, 2014

Think kids' movies are just meaningless fluff? Think again. Many of them address important themes in smart, accessible ways, Simon argues.

The James Clayton Column: Why, Frankenstein?

James Clayton Feature
Jan 31, 2014

The arrival of I, Frankenstein leaves James pondering the enduring phenomenon of Mary Shelley's seminal creation...

Allison Abbate interview: looking back at Frankenweenie

Simon Brew Interview
Mar 1, 2013

The producer of Frankenweenie on stop motion, Tim Burton, del Toro's Pinocchio and what she's up to next...

10 terrific stop motion animation feature films

Carley Tauchert Top 10
Dec 3, 2012

At the end of what's been a great year for classic stop motion animation, Carley brings us her list of all-time great features...

Martin Short interview: Frankenweenie and working with Tim Burton

Ryan Lambie Interview
Oct 18, 2012

In the last of our Frankenweenie interviews, we spoke to Martin Short about his sterling voice work on the film…

The James Clayton Column: Why stop-motion is so special

James Clayton Feature
Oct 19, 2012

As Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie arrives in UK cinemas, James explains why stop-motion animation is so special…