Tim Burton Characteristics

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From the dark, ominous tones to the intense, emotional moments there is no doubt that Tim Burton movies are vastly different from others. His creativeness has made him one of the most influential directors in the modern era of movies. He truly is like no other, but when one looks closer, they can see the many events that contributed to his unique personality and his rise to success in the industry. His real story is when one looks in retrospect, at his life from beginning until now. Tim Burton’s success is influenced by many factors, making him an oulier. Malcolm Gladwell’s definition of an outlier consists of six characteristics. The first being opportunity. Opportunities arise purely by circumstance, and whether or not the person takes advantage…show more content…
As a director, his imaginative abilities were shown in his first real hit movie, ‘Beetlejuice.’ This movie solidified Burton’s name in Hollywood. This allowed him to direct more movies that really showcase him as a director. The next movie, ‘Batman’, was a film Burton also directed. It became one of the most successful movies of the year and was Burton’s biggest box-office hit. He was allowed to create any film he wanted after that, so in 1990 he created the film ‘Edward Scissorhands’(IMDb).This movie was emotionally intense, and showcased all of the dark quirky tones that Tim Burton movies were known for. All of these movies, and many more show that Burton used his abilities to the best of his abilities. Rather than spending the rest of his life as a Disney animator, Burton sought out to create his own works. This allowed him to direct and create many influential movies that would not have been successful if it weren’t for his imaginativeness being funneled into it. Another successful movie was his original idea, ‘Alice in Wonderland’. His movie went on to win two Academy Awards for Best Art Direction and Best Costume Design (TheFamousPeople). This was in 2010. He is continuing to add more successful movies under his name that ultimately give meaning to his life, his work, and his passions. Burton was and is still hard at work using his many talents, to create influential movies that showcase his

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