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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 | Ye Olde Disney Days
The A To Z Of Tim Burton | Ye Olde Disney Days

Ye Olde Disney Days

Burton graduated from the same CalArts animation programme that spawned John Lasseter and Brad Bird, and promptly headed for the animator's promised land of Disney. There, however, he found immense frustration. None of his concepts for The Black Cauldron ended up in the finished film, and Disney executives didn't seem to know what to do with him, even after he completely well-regarded short Vincent, a stint on the Disney Channel with Hansel and Gretel and a longer short film in Frankenweenie. No one doubted Burton's talent, but at the artistically moribund Mouse House of the early 1980s, no one would risk unleashing his twisted, morbid sensibilities under the Disney banner. An amicable separation followed, but Burton has worked for the studio many times since, notably on The Nightmare Before Christmas and, most recently, Alice in Wonderland.

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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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