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Danny Elfman on having his music a part of Haunted Mansion Holiday

Composer Danny Elfman stopped by Disneyland last week to help promote an upcoming concert featuring the music of Tim Burton. While in the park, he was able to experience Haunted Mansion Holiday for the first time. The special holiday overlay focuses on the world of… Read More »Danny Elfman on having his music a part of Haunted Mansion Holiday

Welcome to Oz: The Opening Sequence

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One of my favorite moments in Disney’s Oz the Great and Powerful was the opening sequence (which isn’t a knock on the film). Danny Elfman’s music was perfect as always, and the graphics set the old timey mood nicely for the transition into the wonderful… Read More »Welcome to Oz: The Opening Sequence

This Frankenweenie Premiere Post is Black and White and Read All Over

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Frankenweenie 3D

I wore new shoes down the white carpet layered like so much cotton upon Hollywood Boulevard because I refused to be the one responsible for soiling Tim Burton’s night. Everybody knows that new shoes don’t scuff. Look it up. Besides, there were plenty of dogs sniffing around (mostly alive from what I could tell), and I figured one of them would take the honors. It never happened. Not a single stain. That, my friends, is Disney magic.

It was the premiere of Tim Burton’s latest Disney feature, Frankenweenie, held at Disney’s El Capitan Theatre, and the night was spotless (although I did get some cupcake leavings on my freshly pressed pantsuit).

The premiere was a black and white affair, followed by a private party that was partially in color. Both were filled with the stars from the film, including Tim Burton:Read More »This Frankenweenie Premiere Post is Black and White and Read All Over