Book (ed., Paul A. Woods): "A Child's Garden of Nightmares", 2002.
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All these kinds of stories, whether it be The Wizard of Oz
(1939) or Alice in Wonderland
(2010), are an internal journey. I think that's a fairly universal concept. These characters represent things inside the human psyche. I think that's what every child does. You try to work out problems as you go along. Same thing as an adult. Some people get therapy, some people get to make movies.
In October 2001, he began his current relationship with actress Helena Bonham Carter
, whom he met while filming Planet of the Apes
(2001), and she has appeared in all of his subsequent films. They live in adjoining houses with a hallway that connects the two homes, they have a son, Billy-Ray Burton, born on October 4, 2003, and a girl, Nell Burton, born on December 15, 2007.
His antagonists are often coldly superior, brutal and thuggish but avoid getting noticed by other characters