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“I’ve consistently been misrepresented. you recognize, i'll costume in a clown gown and snort with the chuffed humans yet they’d nonetheless say I’m a gloomy personality.”—Tim Burton

Tim Burton’s occupation all started at Disney, yet he quickly chanced on his personal type. he's top recognized for his darkish, fantastical creations similar to Beetlejuice (1988) and now for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005).

Burton’s output levels from Hollywood blockbusters to art-house film—-covering genres from sci-fi spoof to animation and horror. Edwin Page’s new ebook will entice either the final fan and movie reviews reader.

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Batman Returns 7. The Nightmare Before Christmas 8. Ed Wood 9. Mars Attacks! 10. Sleepy Hollow 11. Planet of the Apes 12. Big Fish 13. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 14. Corpse Bride 15. The Fairytale Goes On… Appendix One: Tim Burton, Main Credits Appendix Two: Films, Main Cast and Crew Appendix Three: List of Illustrations Copyright Introduction After being immersed in the work of Tim Burton for a while things can get a little strange. You see movement in the shadows and when you turn to look there’s nothing there.

Org/wm/paint/tl/20th/expressionism) References Anderson, J. com/classic/peewee) 3. Beetlejuice ‘Troubled by the living? Is death a problem and not the solution? Unhappy with eternity? Having difficulty adjusting? ’ Released in America on April Fools’ Day 1988, Beetlejuice had a small budget of thirteen million dollars, but took thirty-two million at the box office in just two weeks, eventually grossing over seventy-three million dollars. It also won an Academy Award for its makeup, created by Ve Neill, Steve La Porte and Robert Short, and its popularity proved Burton to be correct in his belief that audiences would appreciate a film that broke with many Hollywood conventions.

Burton agreed and his character, a director of videos for a dating agency, is referred to as ‘the next Martin Scorsese’ in the film. It was becoming increasingly apparent that Burton was an auteur; a director with a style of his own, whose films could be recognised because of his distinct and very individual touch. His personal involvement was of an extent that rivalled directors such as Oliver Stone and Francis Ford Coppola, and his auteur status is also aided and abetted by his use of the same actors in more than one movie, as well as his regular use of some production team members, such as composer Danny Elfman.

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