The Tim Burton Encyclopedia

The Tim Burton Encyclopedia

Book - 2015
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Tim Burton is one of the most inventive filmmakers in the world. From his early work as an animator for Disney studios to his unique takes on iconic characters like Batman and Alice in Wonderland, Burton's skewed vision of the world has informed all of his films. Imbuing his films with a comically dark tone, Burton provides a twisted slant on conventional storytelling. In this book, the author looks at all aspects of this idiosyncratic storyteller's films, which frequently display childlike wonder and a macabre humor. Entries in this volume focus on creative personnel behind the camera, including writers, cinematographers, costume designers, art directors, and other collaborators, notably his frequent composer Danny Elfman. Recurring actors are also represented, such as Michael Keaton, Helena Bonham-Carter, Jack Nicholson, and of course, Johnny Depp. Film entries include all of his features such as Pee-Wee's Big Adventure, Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Ed Wood, Big Fish, and Dark Shadows. Each entry is followed by a bibliography of published sources, both in print and online
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, c2015
ISBN: 9780810892002
0810892006
Characteristics: 500 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm

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