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  • A recent showing of Burton's artwork at New York's Museum of Modern Art attracted long lines and critical brickbats. Maybe that's why Big Eyes, for all its tonal shifts and erratic pacing, seems like Burton's most personal and heartfelt film in years, a tribute to the yearning that drives even the most marginalized artist to self expression no matter what the hell anyone thinks. show more

  • Shot for shot, Big Eyes is one of the most beautiful-looking movies of 2014, but to say that isn’t enough, because it’s not just pretty, not just pleasing to the eye. It’s visually astute. It is made by people aware of what these screen images mean, what they refer to, and the psychological effect that they will have on an audience. show more

  • Big Eyes is a fabulous match of artist — Burton — and material. While it's one of the director's more low-key works, his trademark sly wit infuses the mesmerizing stranger-than-fiction biopic. show more

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  • January 10, 2015 shirleyinoz
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    Husband and I enjoyed the movie. we are both artists, and remakred-we would have done the same thing. Him, not me. I feel bad that Walter Keane is deceased and was not able to make his own movie-I am sure his would have had his side of the story. either way-watch the movie and decide for yourself-what would you do for cash?

  • January 04, 2015 hugetunnel
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    very dull! NO DRAMA... usual Tim burton flop

  • January 03, 2015 twalsh4440
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    Wonderful must see movie GREAT Burton Weinstein Mcvie like you would LOVE

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