Learn Bo Welch learn cinema.
All you have to do is remove the terrible humor, have the actors meaningfully interact with their environments instead of just running around in front of a 90s screensaver, and give Mads SOMETHING to do and you'd have the most fun Disney movie post-Pirates trilogy. As it is, meh. I respect the effort to make something zanier and, well, "strange" but it's completely undermined by being done by beings devoid of creativity and passion. As trope-y as this origin story…
A very good film that I hesitate to call great, but one I respect to the ends of the Earth. Definitely unfairly maligned. The depiction of everything related to Jesus' final hours is pretty spot on in the Christian Passion tradition in accordance of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, which makes all the Satan stuff so much cornier and more out of place with the rest of the movie. I hate his look, the stupid ghouls and baby things, the…
Bo Welch's magnum opus, Le Chat au Chapeau (2003) also known as "The Cat in the Hat", is one of the most daring and experimental films Hollywood has crafted in the 2000's. Never have I seen a film attack childhood trauma this strongly as well as be a self-deconstructive satire on the Hollywood industry and bastardization of children's media. No one except Bo Welch, who had worked on the production design for films such as Ghostbusters II and Edward Scissorhands,…
Tim Burton was 24 years old,
He was very polite and did what he was told,
For a man his age he was creative and radiant,
And this skill shows in his short film Vincent.
A modern masterpiece of gothic art
It's a tale that impales through the heart
A passion filled tribute to a cult horror favorite
Is oozing with imagination and loving spirit.
It's short and sweet
It's rather melancholic
It's a timeless lesson
To not be hyperbolic…