Tim Burton's Style In The Film Edward Scissorhands

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In a town that was full of colorful and upbeat people, there was a big and dark mansion at the top of a hill. A man lived there but no one ever went up to see him. One day a woman named Peg was brave and went in the mansion. She entered this large room and noticed someone was clearly living in it. When she turned around, she saw a dark figure, hiding in the corner. She just considered him a normal man so she had no problem begging him to come out. As he started to walk out towards her, his hands were the first thing to catch her eye. They weren’t just ordinary hands, they were scissors. When it was clear that he had no intentions on hurting Peg, they began to speak. His name was Edward. From the director Tim Burton’s film Edward Scissorhands. His films have a lot of darkness and creepy feel to them to help him develop his style. In addition, Burton uses other techniques, for instance, music/sound to develop his style, used in his movie such as Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Nightmare before Christmas, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.…show more content…
For example in the movie Beetlejuice, when the character Beetlejuice turned himself into a sandworm to scare away Lydia, her parents and Ortho. By using the close-up, you could see that they were fearful of the giant creature that randomly appeared. Of course this isn’t just used in one movie. In the movie Edward Scissorhands, Kim asked Edward to hold her, but he felt that he couldn’t because his hands would hurt her. But when Kim manages to get him to hold her, the camera then get a close up of his face in the moment. There was a sadness to it. That gives the audience a feeling of sadness and glum
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