Ghosts, possession, autonomous sculptures and that’s just scratching the surface of Tim Burton’s genre-bending cult classic, Beetlejuice. In this episode, Andrea and Alex manage to avoid saying his name three times while diving into the aesthetics, capitalist virtues and bureaucracy of the afterlife that surrounds everyone’s favourite bio-exorcist.
Episode 55. Strange and Unusual: Beetlejuice (1988)
Beetlejuice. Dir. Tim Burton, 1988.
The Imagination of Tim Burton – An overview of Burton’s career through an aesthetic lens.
Michael Keaton on Creating Beetlejuice – The ghost with the most talks transformation.
Michael Keaton Beetlejuice Introduction – Keaton talks all things Beetlejuice before a screening.