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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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Back in 2005, a student director by the name of Shane Acker was studying at UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture. Whilst there, he created a short film by the name of 9, which managed to earn itself an Oscar nod and got the attention of Timur Bekmambetov and, of course, our man Burton. Blown away by the piece, they approached Acker to suggest that he turn the short into a feature film, and, lo, 2009's 9 was born, featuring the voice talents of Elijah Wood, Jennifer Connelly, Martin Landau and others. Despite its modest budget, still made more money than the similarly-titled Marshall musical romp, Nine, released in the same year.

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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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