Tag: Edward Scissorhands

Film, OldVenue

Head to Head: Halloween Edition

Wednesday Addams Black aesthetic? Check. Plaited pigtails? Check. Pale skin and a general disdain for anything normal? Double-check. A twist on the happy, sweet little girl that most parents dream of, Wednesday Addams loves the macabre, guillotines, chaos and of course, the Bermuda Triangle. She is creepy in every sense of the word, and Christina…

Fashion, OldVenue

A Nod to Colleen Atwood

Some of you may be very familiar with the name Colleen Atwood, but many of you may not recognise it despite the fact that Atwood is the creative force behind some of the most iconic costumes in Hollywood. Atwood is responsible for the Hannibal Lecter mask in Silence of the Lambs (1991) as well as…

Arts, OldVenue

The Genius of Bourne: Edward Scissorhands Review

Matthew Bourne is a genius. There is no other way to summarise the magnificent performance of Edward Scissorhands, which celebrated its first major revival at the Theatre Royal in Norwich this Tuesday. The ‘New Adventures’ production certainly lived up to the Companies’ critical acclaim, through capturing the spirit of Tim Burton’s eerie fairy-tale and beautifully…

Arts, OldVenue

Liam Mower: Putting On the Scissorhands

Matthew Bourne has often been regarded for his idiosyncratic adaptations of classic tales. He blends various genres of dance in a daring way which pushes and pulls against custom. He denies any categorisation of his work with one seeming aim – to push back harder with each new move. With the international success of Bourne’s…