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Got to see 'Frankenweenie' two weeks early!So, for my first deviantart journal entry, I might as well give my quick thoughts on Tim Burton's latest animated feature "Frankenweenie", which I got to see two weeks early.
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It was great and vintage Tim Burton! The macabre humour is so delightful, as is the attention to the detail in the animation and it's very evident how personal to Burton the story is. They do kind of move away from the Victor/Sparky relationship after a while, but the climax is worth it. There's one part involving a character's transformation I am so glad wasn't spoiled in the trailers. I also think the animators must have had a ball with one of the climactic action scenes that pays homage to classic Japanese cinema. The scene-stealing character for me was probably the little big-eyed girl, voiced by Catherine O'Hara. Wish she was given more screen-time, but even in scenes where she's just in the background and doing nothing, she's absolutely hilarious. Wasn't impressed with the 3-D, though. Didn't add much, but i