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Tim Burton

Director Many directors find their way to fame through their own unique style. One director that this is very evident is with the works of Tim Burton. Burton has been known to tie in two completely separate concepts to create a very different form of film, one being a dark atmosphere and the other being a romantic, love story. It is easy to observe that Tim Burton’s unique style has been inspired by the works of Edgar Allen Poe and Vincent Price. Burton’s use of this style is held to be evident...

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Tim Burton

Although the typical layman would immediately label him an oddball, those who are a little bit more familiar with Tim Burton would say that he's a beautiful mess. Burton was born August 25, 1958 in Burbank, California. He lived in typical suburbia, along with his brother and parents, although he never felt very attached to them. He felt much closer to the films of Vincent Price and the writings of Edgar Allan Poe. While his parents wanted him to go play outside and be "normal," he would rather soak...

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Tim Burton

Non-diegetic sound is when the characters cannot hear the music or sound, it is used for foreshadowing, it can add suspense, happiness or cheerfulness. Diegetic sound is when the characters can obviously hear the music or sound. In The Corpse Bride Tim Burton uses non-diegetic sound a lot like when Victor is in the woods practicing his vows there is quiet, slow music. When Emily comes back from the dead Victor runs and in the back there is loud fast paced suspenseful music. Diegetic sound is used when...

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burtEssay Tim Burton Films Tim Burton has made many great and interesting films but how do some of them compare. Here is the comparison of three films, Vincent, Charlie and the chocolate factory and Edward Scissorhands. This Comparison is about some of the different elements that are in films these are Acting/Performance, Characters and Setting. In the acting and performance the actors really make the characters seem very different from the average person. The Character part, the Actors portray...

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Tim Burton, Style Analysis

Tim Burton Style Analysis Film Essay By John Visgaitis Period 6-7 The well-respected and established director Tim Burton has always been credited for the uniqueness of his many films. In one of his most popular movies, Edward Scissorhands, he reveals his true potential as a filmmaker and a modern allegorical poet. Within Edward Scissorhands and many more of his works, Burton uses a wide variety of stylistic techniques, including setting, point of view, and motifs. In Edward Scissorhands...

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Influences of Tim Burton

He’s worked with Alice Cooper, Michael Jackson, and even Tim Burton. Unfortunately in October of 1993 fatally battling lung cancer, he died at the age of 82 in Los Angeles, California. Tim Burton was born 1958 in Burbank, California. Growing up, Tim Burton wasn’t like the kids in his suburban neighborhood. He enjoyed watching monster and horror films rather than playing a ball. He had an isolated childhood and you can often find Burton saying that horror and monster films spoke to him. After high...

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Tim Burton Style Analysis

Tim Burton Style Analysis Tim Burton is one of the most unusual and unique directors of our time. He brings characters to life by putting them in a habitat they don’t belong. His movies “Alice in Wonderland”, “The Corpse Bride”, “Charlie and the chocolate factory”, and “Edward Scissorhands” all demonstrate how one of a kind his movies are. Using cinematic techniques, Tim Burton points out the misfit character and shows how different they are then everyone else. His use of camera angles, lighting...

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Tim Burton Essay

Ms. Morrow English I Pre-AP 16 December 2012 How does Tim Burton’s unique style show through the use of cinematic techniques in his films, and what message does he communicate to his viewing audience? “Movies are like an expensive form of therapy for me.”- Tim Burton. This quote was said by the Tim Burton and it definitely shows through his wonderfully directed movies. Tim Burton uses cinematic techniques such as color, music, and establishing shots to capture his...

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Tim Burton Style Analysis

Tim Burton Style Analysis Tim Burton has achieved much fame for his imaginative movies and his quirky remakes of old classics such as Alice, Batman, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. It is in Edward Scissorhands though, a heartfelt story about an outsider looking in, that Burton shows off his true skills as a director. Using point of view, setting, and motifs his film becomes not just a good movie, but an amazing classic. Burton uses point of view to show the characters perspective and...

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Tim burton cinematic techniques

connect with them. Tim Burton is among such directors along with JJ Abrams and Oliver Stone; both of which have a brilliantly unique style. The protagonist in Burton's films frequently reveal his emotions and the way he sees the world. In his films he creates a recurring theme about outsiders and how they fit in this crazy, mixed up place. It is clear in Edward Scissor Hands, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Corpse Bride, that people fear change and the great unknown. Burton gives light to vastly...

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