Analysis Of Tim Burton 's ' The Good Guy ' Essay

810 Words Nov 24th, 2015 4 Pages
Feeling as though you don’t belong in an a certain place or that everyone is staring at you as though you have done something wrong, but really you’re just being yourself. This is something Tim Burton knows all too well on how to portray in his films. Burton has a way of giving off a pitiful, scared, or uneasy feeling toward a character that will later on be the “good guy.” Burton has always had a love for childlike stories and films, and now in almost all of his movies a child, teen, or someone with a childlike mentality is the main character. This makes the audience want to care even more. Tim Burton has accomplished how to use close-up, long shots, and color contrast to portray an emotion. For example, in the movie Edward Scissorhands, for example, when Peg found Edward Burton made the audience feel scared for her as she walked up the long dark staircase. Tim Burton was able to do this by using a long shot to make Peg look hopeless and small; also the shadow of Edward’s hands was made extremely large making the audience want to fear for her life. However, in an instant Tim Burton was able to give Edward a sense of innocence once Peg finally saw him. In Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, there was a long shot of the factory showing how massive it was; also, of the group as they walked across the bridge in the Land of Candy, or the garden. Because Tim Burton did that he was able to show how small everyone in there was compared to the garden. Burton was able to give you…

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