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The A To Z Of Tim Burton
The Alice in Wonderland director's career in 26 easy pieces
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The A To Z Of Tim Burton | Johnny
The A To Z Of Tim Burton | Johnny

Johnny

Johnny and Tim, up a tree, k-i-s-s-i-n-g: it's a love affair whose ardour has never dimmed, even 20 years after Edward Scissorhands, their first project together. Plucked from teen-hunk hell in 21 Jump Street and victimhood in A Nightmare on Elm Street, Depp was introduced to Hollywood by Burton and helped to A-list status via Edward Scissorhands and Ed Wood. Depp admits as much in his foreword to the ultimate Burton book, Burton On Burton, declaring himself "a loser, an outcast, just another piece of expendable Hollywood meat" before Burton came along. Seven movies later (and another, Dark Shadows, on the way), they're only beaten in the director/actor partnership stakes by Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro (clocking up nine), and have raked over $1bn worldwide. Some piece of meat, that.

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1 RE: Make us a film please Tim?
Posted on Friday March 5, 2010, 11:06 by JIm R
enius, love his films. t="trebuchet ms"] ith Hitchcock, my fave director. Read More

2 Make us a film please Tim?
Posted on Thursday March 4, 2010, 22:43 by film nut
The Batman films Tim did were always the best. I always used to read the Batman graphic novels and later there was a Robin set also. It would be good if Tim could make a Robin film, the kind of dark, gothic look would be perfect and you could count on it being well made. The film would write itself virtually and im sure plenty of people would go see it. Hope for it by 2011ish, sure it will make a packet :-) Read More


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