Does Tim Burton Use Cinematic Techniques In Edward Scissorhands

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Tim Burton got his idea of Edward Scissorhands from a drawing by then teenage director Tim Burton. Tim burton uses cinematic techniques to make the film more interesting. Burton uses Low angle, low key lighting, and flashback to keep the audience interested and keep watching the film. First of all, Burton uses low angle to make a character look intimidating. For example, when Edward Scisscorhands came out from hiding in the corner the camera swithced to low angle and it made him look bigger and more intimidating. Unlike the low angle that shows a characters courage, this one was used to make Edward look frightning. Burton’s use of the low angle provides an effective tool to help us understand which characters we are supposed to be scared

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