Burton on Burton, 2nd Revised Edition

Burton on Burton, 2nd Revised Edition

Tim Burton


A revised version of the single publication to discover the original brilliance of director Tim Burton's paintings, together with a brand new bankruptcy at the making of Sleepy Hollow.

Still purely in his thirties, Tim Burton has validated himself some time past fifteen years as one of many nice visionaries of movie. With the Batman films, Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare sooner than Christmas, Ed wooden, and, such a lot lately, Sleepy hole, he has regularly damaged new floor either visually and thematically, exploring the darkish anguish--as good because the darkish humor--that animates a lot of his characters whereas additionally making a densely textured, occasionally strange glance particular to every movie.

In Burton on Burton, Burton talks to Mark Salisbury approximately his education as an animator at Disney, the significance of layout in his movies, and the routine subject matters found in his paintings. during this revised version, he additionally discusses the impression of Nineteen Fifties sci-fi and Seventies catastrophe motion pictures on Mars assaults! as good as how he conceived his hugely stylized method of the content material and surroundings of Sleepy hole, his acclaimed retelling of the Washington Irving tale that stars Johnny Depp, maybe the actor such a lot pointed out with Burton's paintings. more suitable via stills from the movies, storyboards, and illustrations of set designs for all his significant movies, Burton on Burton provides insights and data approximately the fellow and his paintings, throwing mild on either his detailed creative imaginative and prescient and at the striking motion pictures which have been the result.

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