(2009-now) Exhibition: "The world of Tim Burton". Presentations in New York (Museum of Modern Art), Paris, Prague, Tokyo, Osaka, Bruehl and Sao Paulo.
13 Print Biographies |
27 Interviews |
28 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
4 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 11" (1.8 m)
Did You Know?
[on Batman Returns
(1992) and the changing film industry] At the time with the first Batman
(1989), you'd never heard the word franchise. On the second one, you started to hear that word. On the second one, we started to get comments from McDonald's like, 'What's all that black stuff coming out of the Penguin's mouth?' So, people were just starting to think of these films in terms of marketing. ...
At the end of Beetlejuice
(1988), Beetlejuice metamorphoses into a bizarre creature with a merry-go-round on his head. On the top of this merry-go-round is a smiling skull which became Jack Skellington in The Nightmare Before Christmas
(1993). The latter movie had been a pet project of Burton's since his days as an animator at Disney.
His stories are often set in non specific locations and incorporate elements from Britain and America