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Tim Burton is among the so much artistic filmmakers on this planet. From his early paintings as an animator for Disney studios to his targeted takes on iconic characters like Batman and Alice in Wonderland, Burton’s skewed imaginative and prescient of the area has proficient all of his movies. Imbuing his motion pictures with a comically darkish tone, Burton presents a twisted slant on traditional storytelling.

In The Tim Burton Encyclopedia, Samuel J. Umland seems to be in any respect elements of this idiosyncratic storyteller’s movies, which regularly exhibit childlike ask yourself and a macabre humor. Entries during this quantity specialise in Burton’s creative inspirations in addition to inventive group of workers at the back of the digicam, together with writers, cinematographers, gown designers, paintings administrators, and different collaborators, particularly his widespread composer Danny Elfman. ordinary actors also are represented, akin to Michael Keaton, Helena Bonham-Carter, Jack Nicholson, and, in fact, Johnny Depp. movie entries contain all of his positive aspects equivalent to Pee-Wee’s tremendous Adventure, Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Ed Wood, Big Fish, and Dark Shadows. each one access is via a bibliography of released assets, either in print and online.

Featuring entries concerned about each degree of Burton’s career—including early lively shorts like Frankenweenie and his paintings as a producer—this quantity offers fundamental information regarding essentially the most unique filmmakers of the prior 3 many years. entire and pleasing, The Tim Burton Encyclopedia will attract students, researchers, and fanatics of this singular director’s work.

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