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Tim Burton: A Child's Garden of Nightmares
Tim Burton, the cinematic genius behind Batman, Sleepy Hollow, Ed Wood, Mars Attacks!, and Edward Scissorhands, is a product of 1960s “monster culture,” including DC Comics’ Batman, over-the-top movie posters, and Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine. Once a lonely teenager who found solace in horror flicks and cheesy Chiller Theater matinees, Burton relentlessly mines thi ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published July 19th 2002 by Plexus Publishing
(first published 2002)
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Tim Burton has been my favorite director ever since I saw Beetlejuice in a drive-in theatre at the age of seven. It's awesome to read about what happened behind the scenes during the conception and production of many of my favorite movies. This book also helped me to understand and appreciate the cinematic industry a bit more.