Edward Scissorhands Stylistic Analysis

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In a few of Tim Burton’s past movies such as “Edward Scissorhands” and “Corpse Bride” he uses various techniques to demonstrate the theme of his films. The theme of Edward Scissorhands is don’t judge something or someone based on looks it adds. The theme of the Corpse Bride is be wise on your actions. Lighting helps create the theme of Edward Scissorhands and Corpse Bride by how Tim Burton mixes up the lighting and depict unique cinematic experiences. Music and sound helps create the theme of Edward Scissorhands and Corpse Bride by expressing the scene and it helps create certain moods/tones. Tim Burton uses lighting, music and sound two of the many cinematic techniques to help create the general or central theme of his films. The theme don’t judge someone or something based on how it looks fits perfectly in “Edward Scissorhands.” For example, the town that Peg lives in is bright and cheerful looking but that’s because the lighting makes it seem that way. In fact, on the outside it seems perfect, but in reality though, the town is hateful and…show more content…
For example, in “Edward Scissorhands”, the town people only like Edward because he not like them. Edward is not ordinary nor normal, he is different. In a scene where Edward is “attacking” kevin’s face while, the town people crowd him. The music is dramatic and the diegetic sound is the scissorhands slashing and people yelling at Edward which startles Edward and makes it worse. Now, Edward seems like the bad guy but in reality Edward is nowhere near being a bad guy. The town people are judging Edward based on how he looks. Another example is in the “Corpse bride”, when Victor confess to Emily he would never marry her and it was a mistake. In the scene, the music is doubtful and sad. The sadness adds up more with Emily walking away with teary eyes. Victor wasn’t thinking on his actions after he saw the
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