Looking back at ‘Mars Attacks!’, 25 years later

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Twenty-five years after ‘Mars Attacks!’ delighted and baffled audiences on its release, Tim Burton, Jonathan Gems, composer Danny Elfman, Danny Devito, and eight others reveal how the science fiction tale went from trading cards to pop-culture curio.

The oral history of 'Mars Attacks,' Tim Burton’s misunderstood sci-fi masterpiece
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