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Ed Wood

Year: 1994
Studio: Touchstone
Director: Tim Burton
Producer: Denise Di Novi/Ed Wood
Cast: Johnny Depp, Sarah Jessica Parker, Martin Landau, Patricia Arquette, Jeffrey Jones, Vincent D'Onofrio, Bill Murray
With Scorsese and De Niro, the Burton/Depp working relationship is one of the most enduring in Hollywood, and if ever a project came along that suited both these creative oddballs, Ed Wood is it.

With Burton's signature visuals, it's actually a pretty serious and sensitive biopic about the man universally accepted to have earned the title 'worst film director in history'.

Depp has a fantastic time playing the cross dressing powerhouse of energy, convinced he can make a name for himself in Hollywood but suffering fates that would become legend (such as a movie sitting unreleased for twenty some years because he couldn't afford to pay the film lab).

An inspired cast breathe life into a tale that's comic, tragic and fascinating.

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