Tim Burton Cinematic Style Analysis

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Tim Burton, a person who started out as a kid fascinated by other famous directors and then became one himself. What did he do to become such a famous director? He is known for his disturbing and yet child-like movies, such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Edward Scissorhands. Everyone of all ages can be able to enjoy his movie. Tim Burton’s style is kid-friendly at first, but then it takes a disturbing and twisted turn. One of Burton's cinematic technique he uses is music. Music is used to set the mood for a specific part in a scene. An example of this is from Charlie and the Chocolate factory when a Charlie was running home and the non diegetic music was playing a fast and ecstatic song. This showed how excited Charlie was to get home and show his family that he found the last golden ticket. Another example is in a Edward Scissorhands when Edward was looking at the couples outside of the hair salon and the music was slow and depressing non diegetic. This showed that Edward wish he had a relationship with someone like that, that he longed to be loved by someone. All in all, without music, a lot of Tim Burton's films would …show more content…
Lighting is used to create a dramatic effect of the specific scene. An example of this is in the movie, The Big Fish, when going through the process of going through the process of after Jennifer's house got fixed to growing back old again showing it with high key lighting to low key lighting. This shows how sad Jennifer has gotten since Edward Bloom hasn't came back. A second example of this is in Edward Scissorhands when a Edward was cutting the ice sculpture and Kim came out to see what he was doing and it was high key lighting even though it was night. The high key lighting was showing how much of a good time Km was having playing in the makeshift snow. Lighting can intensify the mood/tone whether to make is more sad or make it more

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