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2015 has been a big year for important cinematic anniversaries (BACK TO THE FUTURE - 30; JAWS - 40; HOME ALONE - 25; THE ADVENTURES OF FORD FAIRLANE - 25), but when it comes to the Fall season, Tim Burton's EDWARD SCISSORHANDS is the big one. This 1990 film falls into a realm that I tend to think of as being the most "Burtonesque" - coming just two years after BEETLEJUICE, and just four years prior to A NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS - straddled by BATMAN and BATMAN RETURNS. A dark, yet comedic Gothic fairy tale, EDWARD SCISSORHANDS would be met with acclaim, going on to become a true classic, and one that's enjoyed year-round, despite its Halloween-y feel. EDWARD SCISSORHANDS has just been re-released by 20th Century Fox in a 25th Anniversary Blu-ray edition that has secured a place in my annual 31 Days of Halloween...

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Let's face it, when Disney released Gore Verbinski's THE LONE RANGER into theaters earlier this year, the film didn't exactly light up the box office. While I can't put my personal take on it yet (haven't seen it), I do know that it did pretty well in the toy department with some LEGO sets that became a bit of a cult hit on their own (there's a lack of quality Western toys out there). Now, the film is finally coming home on December 17th, and the crew at Disney have unleashed some behind-the-scenes images, clips and featurettes that I'm sharing here tonight. Could this be a film that finds it's audience on Blu-ray and DVD? Take a look...

Greetings, Readers! Musicbot 6000 here with an update from WaterTower Music. Official Press Release as follows...

WaterTower Music will release Dark Shadows – Original Score digitally and in stores on May 8, 2012. The album features original music by Grammy Award-winning and four-time Oscar®-nominated composer Danny Elfman, which is featured in director Tim Burton’s new gothic comedy Dark Shadows.