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The films of Tim Burton : animating live action in contemporary Hollywood

Author: Alison McMahan
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alison McMahan offers a close analysis of Tim Burton's key films - Beetlejuice, Ed Wood, Batman, Edward Scissorhands, Sleepy Hollow - and their industrial context. She argues that he has been a crucial figure behind many of the transformations taking place in horror, fantasy and sci-fi films over the last two decades.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McMahan, Alison.
Films of Tim Burton.
New York : Continuum, 2005
(OCoLC)607790046
Named Person: Tim Burton; Tim Burton; Tim Burton; Tim Burton
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alison McMahan
ISBN: 0826415660 9780826415660 0826415679 9780826415677
OCLC Number: 58975767
Description: xiii, 262 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Burton does 2-D: from animation to machinima --
Burton and narrative: from his television work to Big fish --
Burton does 3-D: Hollywood's transition to CGI --
Burton's Batmans: myth, marketing, and merchandising --
Burton's reimaginings: Ed Wood, Planet of the apes, and Charlie and the chocolate factory --
The music of Danny Elfman --
Other pataphysical directors.
Responsibility: Alison McMahan.
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