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  • The Nightmare Before Christmas Film Analysis

    Film Analysis Essay Tim Burton is known for his dark, gothic and quirky fantasy filming. This has been displayed through the six movies we watched in class. All six of the film topics were things that one would rarely think of happening and gave us a perspective of how it would feel or the experience through the characters as they traveled through the world of Tim Burton. He has expressed himself through The Nightmare Before Christmas, Corpse Bride, Edward Scissorhands, Big Fish, Charlie and…

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  • Tim Burton Cinematic Techniques Analysis

    Burton’s Technique Tim Burton uses many different types of cinematic elements/techniques to show the mood, tone and style. In the movies I’ve watched, he used various types of cinematic elements/techniques to show the mood, tone, and style of each movie. Some of his cinematic elements/techniques used are music/sound, editing, and lighting. As we go further into the essay I will talk about these three techniques, and you will notice that the tone of the movie is…

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  • Symbolism In Burton's Sleepy Hollow

    Burton’s most common film Sleepy Hollow is generally recognized for the way Burton displays the male and female characters. Burton displays that female and male characters have the same similarities. Traditionally, male characters may be recognized as having to be the strong hero, and females are supposed to be weak and the damsel in distress. However, in Sleepy Hollow, the main character Ichabod Crane is described as a masculine man that also has a feminine side to him. For example, Ichabod is…

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  • Theme Of Edward Scissorhands And Corpse Bride

    In both Tim Burton’s Edward Scissorhands (1990) and Corpse Bride (2005), the characters were relatively ‘different’ from those that they were surrounded by, therefore making them strange and considerably odd in the eyes of people they came in contact with- there was sympathy, pity, indifference, sacrifice, attraction, jealously, repulsion, understanding, fear, and prejudice surrounding both these characters as they discovered the real world. Both films are extremely fairytale-like, which…

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  • Shawshank Redemption Conflict Analysis

    There are a number of conflicts Frank Darabont used to show institutionalisation in the film Shawshank Redemption. This is shown in physical, verbal, internal conflict between the prisoners, guards and the warden. Conflict can be found in the form of physical violence. At Shawshank prison physical violence was not only common between the inmates but the guards were also violent toward the prisoners. The first few years Andy was at Shawshank Red’s voice over stated he would, “every so often, turn…

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  • Analysis Of The Shawshank Redemption

    Through the days in Shawshank, Andy never lost hope. Loosing hope inside of Shawshank is like Captain Hadley beating “Fat Ass” in the first scenes. “Fat Ass” lost all hope as soon as the prison doors shut and he knew there was no escape. Andy took this into consideration to always have his guard up and not let things get to him. When meeting Red he met somebody who reflected Andy’s life. Seeing how Red was a down to earth guy helped Andy throughout his time in Shawshank prison. The director of…

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  • Edward Scissorhands Reflection

    1. Not only is Edward the unique product of his scientist creator’s vision and imagination, he also benefits from the love and care lavished on him by this surrogate father. Explain. (How do we know they have a special relationship * Why are Edward’s memories so important? * How does Edward reflect and express the creativity and vision of his father?) Ever since Edward was unable to speak and was cutting away alongside the other machines, Edwards father was proud of himself and Edward for…

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  • Film Techniques In The Shawshank Redemption

    The Shawshank Redemption is my favorite film of all time and I can almost watch the whole film just by closing my eyes. The film is about a man named Andy Dufesne who is sent to prison on belief that he had killed his wife and the man she was cheating on him with. He is only a banker who claims to be innocent to the crime and is found guilty and sentenced to life in prison at the Shawshank State Penitentiary. While he is at Shawshank he remains to believe that he himself is innocent while the…

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  • Tim Burton Is A Misfit In The Directing Scene In Edward Sccissorhands

    Tim Burton is a misfit in the film directing scene. Tim Burton’s directorial style is characterized by being unusual, gothic, and quirky. He is famous for films such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which is a story about love keeping people from making mistakes they will regret later on. Furthermore, Burton’s film, Edward Scissorhands is about making sacrifices for loved one and lastly, Corpse Bride is a film about true love setting you free. Film director Tim Burton utilizes powerful…

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  • Toy Story 3 Archetype Analysis

    Jingnan Zhang English 3: Block Ms. Bunosky February 15, 2017 Archetypes in Toy Story One doesn’t usually watch movies and critically think about what is happening in it, but when one analyzes thoroughly, the audience can find some impressive things in the plots of these films. In the movie, Toy Story 3, the audience can clearly see a set of archetypes through the characters. Woody would be considered the hero, Buzz can be seen as the innocent person, and Lotso can be seen as the ruler/dictator…

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