Tim Burton Cinematic Techniques Analysis

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Tim Burton used music/sound, lighting, and editing to give the viewers a full dark and gothic experience. In some of his movies such as "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", "Corpse Bride", and "Edward Scissorhands", he used many different types of cinematic techniques to portray the different types of mood and tones. This essay will discuss how Tim Burton used various techniques to set the mood and tone.

First of all, Burton uses music and sound to set the mood. In the movie "Edward Scissorhands", In one of the scene where Edward was carving out Kim on the ice, Burton used music to show the change in Kim. Burton uses love music to show how Kim has fallen in love with Edward and fallen out of love with Jim. In the movie, "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", music was played when the door to the candy land was opened. Burton used cheerful music in this scene to show how happy it is to be in the candy land. Music and Sound plays an important role in Tim Burtons movies because it sets the mood.

Secondly, lighting is used to set the mood and tone. In "Charlie and the
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In "Edward Scissorhands", Burton uses flashback to give a better understanding of Edwards past. Edwards creator was ready to give Edward real hands when he suddenly collapses and dies. In "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", Burton uses flashback to show Willy Wonka's past and what he went through in life. In one scene, there was a flashback about his childhood. His father was a dentist and was very strict about chocolate. Willy Wonka went trick or treating and received a tremendous amount of chocolate. His father burned all of them except for one, which Willy Wonka ate and ever since then, he fell in love with chocolates. Willy Wonka later ran away from home because his father found out about his obsession with chocolate. Editing plays an important role in Tim Burtons movies because it gives the viewers a better understanding of the

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