Jeffrey Jones

Ed Wood

September 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

Tim Burton's loving tribute to cult-trash director Edward D. Wood Jr. is available on Blu-Ray Disc, at last. I did not hesitate for a moment to put this disc in my player and give it a spin to see how it lives up in high definition. The film tells [...]

Sleepy Hollow

July 24, 2006 // 0 Comments

Tim Burton's version of the American fairy tale of the Headless Horseman by Washington Irving, "Sleepy Hollow" is an atmospheric film, richly textured and carefully orchestrated. Of course, I was eager to see how this beautiful film would [...]

Ed Wood

October 14, 2004 // 0 Comments

Tim Burton’s loving tribute to cult-trash director Edward D. Wood Jr. is finally available on DVD. The film tells the story of Ed (Johnny Depp) an aspiring film enthusiast who would do anything to get a chance to make movies. While he has no talent at [...]

Stay Tuned

May 31, 2000 // 0 Comments

Most classic films have earned that classification because the sum of the movie’s parts add up to a total package of entertainment. That is, all of the various ingredients of the film come together to make a wholly satisfying product. Of course, the [...]


October 31, 1999 // 0 Comments

I like movies that don’t correspond to one particular genre. The kind of film that seems to be many different things at once. The problems with films that defy pigeonholing is that they are hard to market and they often go unnoticed by the public. [...]

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

October 25, 1999 // 0 Comments

When I was at tech school in 1989, everybody called me Ferris. Supposedly I look like Matthew Broderick, but I don’t see it. Supposedly I also act like Ferris Bueller, which I suppose I don’t mind as much. I know they were picking on me, but I took it [...]