Essays Tagged: "Tim Burton"

Tim Burton, the writer and Director.

Poetic Essay:Tim BurtonWhat is a nightmare? The answer is sure to be found in the body and mind of anexperienced ... the body and mind of anexperienced director and an inspiring poet. This director and poet's name is TimBurton. Tim Burton is a man who takes children's nightmares, producing them intomovies or writing ... nto poems.He began his life in Burbank California, a small suburban town on the 25th ofAugust 1958. Tim was very shy growing up. He had a huge passion for movies; hisfavorite was type was Monsters and ...

(2 pages) 48 0 2.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Halloween and Children

gend of Sleepy Hollow that has its Disney interpretations in a form of a cartoon or the more recent Tim Burton directed movie that draws more on the gothic aspect than an association with Halloween. L ... treating tradition. Sadly many children are not allowed these days to go unaccompanied but in past times young children were encouraged to make or choose their costumes and thus indulge their creativ ...

(2 pages) 45 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Imaginative Journey [speech]. Explore the ways in which the concept of the Journey is represented in a variety of texts. The Tempest, Wind In The Willows Extract, Edward Scissorhands.

e society. The Imaginative Journey is shown through William Shakespeare's "The Tempest," the B.O.S Stimulus Booklet Text 3 "The Wind In The Willows," and Tim Burtons' 1990 film, "Edward Scissorhands." ... cism can end our transcendent journey and bring us back to a practical reality.Likewise, The B.O.S Stimulus Booklet, Text 3, The Wind In The Willows also illustrates how our imaginative journey can be ...

(4 pages) 195 1 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Big Fish"------reality versus fantasy

I want to focus on the reality and fantasy illustrated in this film. Big fish is a film directed by Tim Burton based on a novel written by Daniel Wallace. It is about a story between a father (Edward) ... e material world grows too, he begin to doubt the possibility of the happening of the story. As the time goes by, William found that all he knows about his father is just all those legends made up by ...

(7 pages) 100 1 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"Edward Scissorhands" Tim Burton What techniques does Burton use? How does this text relate to journeys?

What type of and what journeys are undertaken in the film Edward Scissor hands by Tim Burton?The movie takes place in an entirely artificial world, where a Gothic castle crouches on ... journey is learning how to trust, and how to fully understand that people with differences are sometimes better off alone.Taken from his comfort zone and being put into a busy and noisy neighbourhood ... thin itself being hard to deal with. This for him would have been hard to deal with but he used his time sculpting plants into animals and maintaining a beautiful garden, whilst in the winter when it ...

(12 pages) 103 1 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Movie Review

directed by the sophisticated man who must love bloody and horror movies. He is known to others as Tim Burton. He has a creative and talented mind. The story takes place in 1799, in the village of Sl ...

(1 pages) 46 2 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Edwards scissorr hands review and evaluation

tersweet comedy about love, hate and innocence touched me deeply and amused me as well. Directed by Tim Burton, "Edward Scissor hands" is a story of a man, Edward (played by Johnny Depp) who is create ... ntor, Edward lives in the old mansion where he was created. After living a solitary life for a long time, Peg, an Avon salesperson finds him and takes him home to her house in a suburban town......Her ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The major themes, ideas, and characterisations between Henry James' "The Turn of the Screw" and Tim Burton's "Edward Scissorhands".

At first glance, it would appear that Henry James' "The Turn of the Screw" and Tim Burton's "Edward Scissorhands" have only one thing in common: they are both from the gothic genr ... s such as the setting - while the entire movie does not take place in a 'gothic setting', there are times where the viewer is able to see Edward's original home - a mysterious, gloomy castle; an atmos ... e, this is the Governess. However, unlike Peg, the Governess coddles the children, spending all her time with them and not letting them out of her sight. Both of them are also blamed for something whi ...

(6 pages) 41 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The feathered stars sharing top bill with Branagh in "The West End".

f repetition and reward.Mr Souza, who coached the squirrels that stole the show from Johnny Depp in Tim Burton's film Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, brings the ducks to the Albery Theatre every da ...

(2 pages) 10 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Film Noir and German Expressionism in: "Batman" and "Citizen Kane"

In the films, "Batman" (1989), directed by Tim Burton, and "Citizen Kane" (1941), directed by Orson Welles, there are many Codes and Structures ... llable power-craved maniac, and loses his masculinity that he once had at the beginning of the film.Tim Burton (director of Batman) treats the history of colonialism and colonization by showing that m ... his is because Kane always wanted more, and that is what drove him to insanity. He started off a multimillionaire and started wanting more and ended up ruining his life.The film Batman is rooted to Fi ...

(4 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Descrive the film techniques and thematic ideas which tim burton uses in "Edward Scissorhands" and link them up with the genre of the movie.

Many people have enjoyed and laughed at the strange tale of Tim Burton's "Edward Scissorhands" but beneath this comedy underlies many more themes and genres whi ... film techniques allow the audience to see who dominates this social hierarchy of housewives, and ultimately differs the good from the bad.Tim Burton's unique creative mind has allowed two or more gen ... nt the outside world is in comparison to Edward's life.When the audience meets Edward for the first time, he emerges from a dark corner of an empty room, with a ghostly white face in which Avon wastes ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

A deconstruction of the movie 'Edward Sissorhands' showing the devices used to construct the discourse of being different.

one could hurt him. Until the day, the Avon lady came calling. Jonathon Mason takes another look at Tim Burton's masterpiece Edward Scissorhands.Released in 1990, "Edward Scissorhands" is a gothic fai ... dward Scissorhands are very similar to that of the book, " The Curious Incident of the Dog in Night time", by Mark Haddon. This book is a poignant anecdote of Christopher, a young autistic boy struggl ...

(3 pages) 38 0 1.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Film Review - "Big Fish"

Tim Burton pulls off another intricate masterpiece in a winning screenplay adaptation of Daniel Wall ... porting of shoes is considered taboo are a magnificent addition to this complex, entrancing fantasy.Tim Burton should be applauded for his wise selection of an experienced, compelling cast. The morphi ...

(1 pages) 21 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Planet Of The Apes

hat will leave you deciding between fiction and reality, this is one movie you must watch. Starring Tim Roth, Helena Bonham Carter, and Estella Warren, Tim Burton provides the world of cinema with an ... nd Estella Warren, Tim Burton provides the world of cinema with an action-packed adventure of a lifetime. Despite being a remake, Planet of the Apes easily pushed aside its competition, mainly Jurassi ...

(2 pages) 571 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A brief comparative study on three Gothic texts

grounds of science. By doing so, she has aroused the question in many who have read the book at the time as it was a major concern. Whale’s film is a result of a Hollywood motion picture whereby ... es it has with the novel as it used many visual features and suspenseful scenes to create a visual stimulus to frighten the audience. Thus, Whale’s film version does not contain many . Burton ...

(4 pages) 22 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Speech on archetypal texts: Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" and Bram Stoker's "Dracula"

published. Their appropriation into many forms, such as the films; Edward Scissorhands directed by Tim Burton and Frankenstein by Kenneth Branagh integrates the archetypes and dualities embodied in M ... #145;Inventor’ manufactures Edward and hatred of the Church produces Count Dracula. During the time that Shelley and Stoker were crafting their masterpieces, fanatic science proliferation surroun ...

(3 pages) 19 0 2.3 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Headless Horseman

this is complete contrast to the character of the same name in the film Sleepy Hollow, directed by Tim Burton. Burton transforms the character into a supernatural serial killer who has come back from ... ." (Irving 2). Burton's Horseman rides as an assassin whose lost head helps lead him to his next victim with help from the Van Tessal stepmother. This difference in motive creates a difference in the ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Edward Scissorhands

Edward Scissorhands directed by Tim Burton featured two important sequences. One being the Salon scene with sound techniques and vis ... of lighting. This scene was done during the night, which means that it would be dark and scary but Tim Burton allows light to shine through because when Kim is dancing around in the snow that Edward ... hile Edward was sculpting the Ice Angel, Kim runs out in a beautiful white dress. This is the first time we ever see Kim wearing white in this film, it symbolizes the good and purity inside her becaus ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Movie Review on Sweeny Todd by Emily Bridget

Depp Cuts It Up Once AgainBy Emerald BeamishThis creepy musical by Tim Burton has the outstanding talent from Johnny Depp and the eerie presence of Helena Bonham Carte ...

(2 pages) 9 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama