Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
Empire's New Tom Cruise Cover
The Jameson Empire Awards 2014
Vote: The Greatest 301 Movies Of All Time!
Rebecca Hall:
My Movie Life

The actress picks the movies that shaped her
Mountain Dew Green Screen
Register now to see X-Men: First Class!

MORE EMPIRE FEATURES
The A To Z Of Tim Burton
The Alice in Wonderland director's career in 26 easy pieces
Page: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Back
Page 4 of 26
Next
The A To Z Of Tim Burton | Danny Elfman
The A To Z Of Tim Burton | Danny Elfman

Danny Elfman

The one-time frontman of the awesomely-named New Wavers Oingo Boingo first met Burton at one of the band's gigs. The two clicked and Burton invited Elfman to score Pee-wee's Big Adventure, the beginning of a long and auspicious relationship. "We were very lucky to connect," says Burton of the man who's scored 12 of his films since. Used to spending time on Burton's sets, watching footage before penning scores, Elfman was presented with a new challenge by Alice In Wonderland's CGI. "Here, I went to visit him and all there was a 'Poor Me' held up on strings in front of a green screen. And I went 'Oh-kaaay', and Tim said, 'I warn you, there will be nothing that can help you.'"

Page: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Back
Page 4 of 26
Next

Advertisement

Have Your Say
What is your favourite Tim Burton film? Register or login now to have your say.

Your Comments
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


Back | Print This Page | Email This Page | Back To Top

Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Just £25
Receive limited edition subscribers-only covers every month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)