Tim Burton defined a whole other genre of films. He creates Gothic, dark films with sinister atmosphere. His style has been influenced by many artists and other factors. In his work is reflected his isolation as a child but also his whole childhood.

Tim Burton, as a child, enjoyed to watch horror and monster movies. His favourite actor was Vincent Price. He was the protagonist in many horror movies such as “The House of Wax” (1975). Furthermore, Tim loved horror movies based on Edgar Alan Poe’s poems like the film “Raven”. He was seeing his self in those films and on the face of the actor Vincent Price, because of his isolation as a child. Tim Burton himself, states that horror movies especially the ones starring Vincent Price, spoke to him.

In addition, Tim Burton loved to watch Ray Harryhausen films. He loved stop motion animations, and the first movies…

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