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Burton on Burton

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With the Batman films, Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, and The Nightmare Before Christmas, Tim Burton established himself as one of the great visionaries of cinema. He continues to fabricate his own utterly distinctive cinematic universe, one that teems with fantastic figures like the gleefully malevolent aliens of Mars Attacks! and the implacable Headless Horsemen in Sleepy Hollow.Formerly an animator with Disney, Burton's ascent through the studio system to his present status as one of Hollywood's most successful directors has been swift. But while his movies have consistently been box-office gold, he has never compromised his vision or shied from fathoming the darkness inherent in his material.In this enlightening and fascinating book of interviews, Burton talks about his Burbank childhood, his experiences at Disney, the recurrent themes of his work, and the ways in which his films are fuelled by emotion, symbolism, and - sometimes - inner torment. The book is studded with Burton's own drawings and sketches of the characters who populate his imaginative world.Johnny Depp, Burton's trusted collaborator on Edward Scissorhands, Ed Wood and Sleepy Hollow, offers a personal tribute to his friend in the foreword.

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Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0571205070
ISBN-13:
9780571205073
Publisher:
Faber

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With the Batman films, Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, and The Nightmare Before Christmas, Tim Burton established himself as one of the great visionaries of cinema. He continues to fabricate his own utterly distinctive cinematic universe, one that teems with fantastic figures like the gleefully malevolent aliens of Mars Attacks! and the implacable Headless Horsemen in Sleepy Hollow.Formerly an animator with Disney, Burton's ascent through the studio system to his present status as one of Hollywood's most successful directors has been swift. But while his movies have consistently been box-office gold, he has never compromised his vision or shied from fathoming the darkness inherent in his material.In this enlightening and fascinating book of interviews, Burton talks about his Burbank childhood, his experiences at Disney, the recurrent themes of his work, and the ways in which his films are fuelled by emotion, symbolism, and - sometimes - inner torment. The book is studded with Burton's own drawings and sketches of the characters who populate his imaginative world.Johnny Depp, Burton's trusted collaborator on Edward Scissorhands, Ed Wood and Sleepy Hollow, offers a personal tribute to his friend in the foreword.

Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0571205070
ISBN-13:
9780571205073
Publisher:
Faber

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