Analysing Burton

Edward Scissorhands
Edward Scissorhands
In tandem with Tim Burton: The Exhibition and the Tim Burton Film Retrospective, ACMI presents a series of talks exploring the work of Tim Burton on the big screen.

Join Gary Simmons as he explores the strange netherworlds, distinctive visual style and magical, fraught characters of Burton's unique vision.

Tickets $6 ACMI Members $5



Big Fish, Ed Wood and Edward Scissorhands

An insight into Burton's strange worlds, his magical fraught characters and unique visual style.


Planet of the Apes and Mars Attacks!

Explore the themes of alienation and alien invasion in Burton's Planet of the Apes and Mars Attacks!


Corpse Bride and The Nightmare Before Christmas

Discover the common thematic concerns underpinning Tim Burton's spellbinding stop-motion animations.


Batman and Batman Returns

Join us for a look at Burton's first foray into the world of blockbusters and iconic characters.


Beetlejuice and Alice in Wonderland

Dive underground, visit the afterlife and discover the influences behind Burton's signature style.


Sweeney Todd and Sleepy Hollow

Gary Simmons analyses the very Burtonesque adaptations of Sweeney Todd and Sleepy Hollow.


 
 
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