The Films of Tim Burton: Animating Live Action in Contemporary Hollywood

Most Tim Burton films are huge box office successes, and several are already classics The director s mysterious and eccentric public persona attracts a lot of attention, while the films themselves have been somewhat overlooked Here, Alison McMahan redresses this imbalance through a close analysis of Burton s key films and their industrial context She argues that BurtMost Tim Burton films are huge box office successes, and several are already classics The director s mysterious and eccentric public persona attracts a lot of attention, while the films themselves have been somewhat overlooked Here, Alison McMahan redresses this imbalance through a close analysis of Burton s key films and their industrial context She argues that Burton has been a crucial figure behind many of the transformations taking place in horror, fantasy, and sci fi films over the last two decades, and demonstrates how his own work draws on a huge range of artistic influences the films of George Melies, surrealism, installation art, computer games, and many .The Films of Tim Burton is the most in depth analysis so far of the work of this unusual filmmaker a director who has shown repeatedly that it is possible to reject mainstream Hollywood contentions while maintaining critical popularrity and commercial success.
The Films of Tim Burton Animating Live Action in Contemporary Hollywood Most Tim Burton films are huge box office successes and several are already classics The director s mysterious and eccentric public persona attracts a lot of attention while the films themselves hav

  • Title: The Films of Tim Burton: Animating Live Action in Contemporary Hollywood
  • Author: Alison McMahan
  • ISBN: 9780826415677
  • Page: 151
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “The Films of Tim Burton: Animating Live Action in Contemporary Hollywood”

    1. As Olivia Newton John so memorably said, let's get pataphysical. This book has been so useful for everything I'm pondering at the moment. It has realigned my thinking. Thank you, Alison McMahan. A fine piece of scholarship.

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