Director Archive

Tim Burton

Discover the remarkable film directors featured on TruStory FM’s entertainment podcasts. Learn about their creative journeys and lasting contributions to cinema through each of these archive episodes.

the Most Excellent 80s Movies Podcast

Beetlejuice (1988)

It’s the podcast where a filmmaker and a comedian enthusiastically haunt of the 80s movies we think we love or might have missed. This is Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, a movie selection from 1988.

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Pee Wee’s Big Adventure (1985)

It’s the podcast where a filmmaker (Nathan Blackwell of Squishy Studios), a comedian (Krissy Lenz of National Comedy Theatre) and a comic actor (Ryan Gaumont of Showmont) go on a cross country adventure… metaphorically… in a Rube-Goldberg machine of delig

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The Next Reel Film Podcast

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

This isn’t your typical happy-go-lucky musical. No, this is dark and bloody and beautifully grim. It’s the perfect story for Burton and ends up being one of our favorite films of his, the final film in our Richard D. Zanuck series. Join us—Pete Wright and Andy Nelson—for this episode as we delve into everything about this film.

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The Next Reel Film Podcast

Big Fish

The only thing better than a great story is a great storyteller, and Edward Bloom certainly fits the bill. Not a moment goes by in Tim Burton’s 2003 film “Big Fish” when young Edward, played by Ewan McGregor, isn’t living one of his fantastical stories or old Edward, played by Albert Finney, isn’t spinning one of his wild yarns, and that’s the hook that pulls us so readily into the film.

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