Comparing Edward Scissorhands And Alice In Wonderland

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Timothy Walter Burton has directed 35 movies in his lifetime. Burton’s films are very well known for his unique use of cinematic techniques. His movies are also popular for his use of horror in a childlike manner. Though the use of contrasting colors, non-diegetic music, and lighting Burton shows in Edward Scissorhands and Alice in Wonderland how it’s better to be different and yourself than conforming to a restrictive society. Burton uses contrasting colors in Edward Scissorhands in order to show how dissimilar Edward is. In Edward Scissorhands, all the houses, cars, and people’s clothing in the neighborhood are bright pastel colors that juxtaposed Edward’s black and white appearance already displaying how Edward does not fit in with the neighborhood.
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