Archive | September, 2010
Happy 1st Birthday Screen Worlds

Happy 1st Birthday Screen Worlds

This week, ACMI’s permanent exhibition Screen Worlds: The Story of Film, Television & Digital Culture celebrates its first birthday! What a year it’s been!

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Exclusive: Burton’s biographer breaks his silence

Exclusive: Burton’s biographer breaks his silence

Today we have a guest post from Gerard Elson, Burton-obsessive and editor of the film blog Celluloid Tongue. Here he interviews the prolific international film critic, former editor of Empire Magazine and Burton confidante Mark Salisbury.

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Meet our tour guide: Paris Morrison

Meet our tour guide: Paris Morrison

Paris loves Tim Burton’s films because they open your imagination and your eyes to other worlds. Her favourite film is the light-hearted The Corpse Bride with the line from Victor, “I have a dwarf and I’m not afraid to use it.”

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Serge, I love you (not me)

Serge, I love you (not me)

In the second of our series of guest articles, and to correspond with our upcoming film program, Phillipa Berry dives into the murky world of Serge Gainsbourg.

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The Tim Burton Fantail

The Tim Burton Fantail

This is the fourth and final in our series looking at some of the amazing entries we had to our Tim Burton tour guide competition.  We had around 3½ hours worth of Youtube uploads and the talent and ingenuity on display by our youthful entrants gave us great hope for the artistic future of this country.

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Gaming with Burton

Gaming with Burton

Alongside our staggeringly popular Tim Burton exhibition, we’ve been running a retrospective of all his feature films. Burton’s visual flair works brilliantly on screen and seems to be crying out to be adapted for the colourful world of computer games.

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