A Wish With Wings makes 7-year-old cancer patient Batman for a day

Well, this is pretty much the sweetest thing ever: Texas-based nonprofit A Wish With Wings let 7-year-old Kye, who is battling leukemia, don the utility belt and cape and foil the evil plots of the Joker and the Riddler. The Arlington mayor’s office and police and fire departments also got involved. What a sweet way […]

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Danny Elfman taps ‘retro pallet’ for score to Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows

The unholy alliance of Johnny Depp, Tim Burton and Danny Elfman continues with the long-awaited big-screen adaptation of the classic gothic soap opera “Dark Shadows.” (In fact, it’s the 14th collaboration between director Burton and composer Elfman, if you must know.) The movie’s trailer makes it clear that this is not your father’s “Dark Shadows.” But will the new film’s musical score, at least, live up to the iconic, drama-dripping eerieness of the original opening theme?

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