Tim Burton Cinematic Analysis

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The cinematic techniques of close-up, non-diegetic sound, and flashback are used by Tim Burton in order to create a mood or tone, show facial expressions or details, and to show an event before the stories events and can be seen in the films Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. One cinematic technique Tim Burton used in his movies was close-up. Close-up is added in movies to show a character’s emotions. For example, in Edward Scissorhands, Edward was scared of Peg, when she entered the mansion and saw him in the dark attic. Tim Burton added this scene to show that Edward was scared of Peg and Edward’s face emotions matched how he felt. In Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie found the last golden ticket in his candy wrapper. T. Burton included this scene to show Charlie’s reaction when he first saw the corner of the last golden ticket. For the last example of close-up, in the movie Beetlejuice, Barbara and Adam went home after the car accident on the bridge and found out they were deceased. T.…show more content…
Non-diegetic sound in movies is used to create a mood or tone. For example, in Beetlejuice, Adam and Barbara were having a serious conversation about their death. Tim Burton included this scene to show that Adam and Barbara finally understood they died in the car accident on the bridge. In the movie Edward Scissorhands, Peg was nearing Edward’s dark, old, scary mansion for the first time. Burton had this scene to show that Peg was scared of entering the mansion for the first time ever. For the last example of non-diegetic sound is in the movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Charlie was in the candy shop, with the money he found on the ground and he brought a Willy Wonka bar, and finally found the last golden ticket. T. Burton has this scene in the movie to show the excitement and happiness on Charlie’s face when he found the last golden
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