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Tim Burton’s Films You Should Binge-watch

Tim Burton’s Films You Should Binge-watch

Tim Burton is probably one of the most well-known and accomplished American filmmakers, producers, writers, and artists. And, chances are, you have already seen some of his works, often referred to as Burtonesque films.

Indeed, his films are peculiar and distinctive from others. Generally, his works have always an on-point and great musical compositions accompanying darkly whimsical art, gothic fantasy, and semi-horror themes of gloominess, oddity, and essences of beautiful melancholy.

Burtonesque Films You Should Binge-watch

Dark shadows (2012)

Tim Burton turned the 1960s Dan Curtis’ television series Dark Shadows into the 2012 film with the same title. It is a gothic horror movie in which Eva Green’s Angelique Bouchard curses Johnny Depp’s vampire Barnabas Collins to live forever with the memory of having spurned her and killing his true love, Josette. Barnabas has encounters with a variety of monsters, including witches, werewolves, and ghosts.

IMP Awards | Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows

Beetlejuice (1998)

Tim Burton’s 1988 film Beetlejuice is an American fantasy horror and comedy film. It was written by Michael McDowell, Larry Wilson, and Warren Skaaren, produced by The Geffen Company, and released by Warner Bros., starring Michael Keaton as the main character. The story revolves around a recently departed couple who, as ghosts haunting their former home, seek the help of Beetlejuice, a grating and cunning “bio-exorcist” from the Netherworld, to frighten the new occupants away.

IMP Awards | Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice

Alice in Wonderland (2010)

Alice in Wonderland is a 2010 American period adventure fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Studios and directed by Tim Burton from a script of Linda Woolverton. It was a live-action adaption and reimagining of Lewis Carroll’s literature, which recounts the story of Alice, who falls down a rabbit hole and lands in a fantastical world inhabited by strange and wondrous creatures.

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IMP Awards | Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland

Frankenweenie (2012)

In 2012, Tim Burton and John August released the American 3D stop-motion animated science fiction horror comedy titled Frankenweenie. It is an adaptation of Burton’s 1984 short film of the same title and was produced by Walt Disney Studios. In the movie, a youngster named Victor Frankenstein uses electricity to bring back to life his dead Bull Terrier, Sparky. But, when his friends find out what he has done, they also bring back their deceased pets and other creatures to life, resulting in chaos.

IMP Awards | Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie

Corpse Bride (2005)

In 2005, Mike Johnson and Tim Burton released the stop-motion animated musical dark fantasy film Corpse Bride. Wherein the families of Victoria Everglot (Emily Watson) and Victor Van Dort (Johnny Depp) planned their marriage. Moreover, Victor is anxious about the event, leading him to forget his vows. While he practices his lines, a tree branch transforms into a hand and pulls him to the afterlife. The hand belonged to Emily, the ex-fiancee and murder victim of Lord Barkis Bittern.

IMP Awards | Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride

Last year, Netflix streamed the new Addams Family spinoff series about Wednesday Addams, aptly titled Wednesdaywhich also came out from the creative mind of Tim Burton. The said series trends online and has been the talk of and over the internet. And recently, the online streaming platform Netflix confirmed its another woeful and torturous season. So, while you wait, here are some Burtonesque films you can binge-watch.

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