Big Eyes — DVD review

Tim Burton ditches his usual aesthetic for this story of a 1950s artist and her duplicitous husband

Upcoming dance performances

The Wind in the Willows, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland/ Don Quixote, Edward Scissorhands and The Nutcracker

Burton’s reanimated pet project

This week’s new film releases reviewed: Tim Burton’s ‘Frankenweenie’, ‘5 Broken Cameras’, ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’, ‘Ginger and Rosa’ and ‘Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted’

Eyes on the prize

With new films by Michael Winterbottom, Martin McDonagh and Deepa Mehta, the London Film Festival offers reasons to be fearful and cheerful

Sharp looks

As ‘Dark Shadows’ hits the big screen, Peter Gutierrez lifts the lid on vampire chic

The Square gets hip

London’s Leicester Square is shedding its tacky image and is now home to Britain’s first W hotel, writes Tom Robbins