What are the best Tim Burton movies? Before we list out the best films of Tim Burton, let’s look a little bit into his career.
Tim Burton is one of the most enigmatic and charismatic directors in the world. His movies attain a level of transcendental magnetism where even death seems to be a beauty. Since his directorial debut, Burton has grasped the audience’s imagination with his absurd and weird work of art. Be it a gothic tale of a brutal psychotic murderer, or a valiant superhero, he has brought in a wave of a ludicrousness which a graphic genius. The director, through his years in filmmaking, has developed an artistic mind where he continues to enthral the audience with his characters, writing, direction and music. He has gone from directing fantasy films to superhero films to horror films to even historical dramas. Let’s just say that he has almost been successful in all of them. Here is a list of top 12 Tim Burton movies.
12. Big Eyes (2014)
One of the most recent works by the enigmatic filmmaker; ‘Big Eyes’ is a biographical film starring Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz. Based on Adams’ character Margaret Keane – a painter, famous for drawing painting and portraits with big eyes, is challenged by her husband who claims to be the original painter. What follows is a courtroom trail between the two. Set in the Jazzy-America of 1950, the film’s music has a certain tinge, is a treat to the ears. What leaves a mark is the lead pair’s tremendous performance combined with an engaging screenplay by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski who managed to make the audience question about society and its relevance. The film is another critical brilliance and received immense praise for its thought provoking ideas and concepts, raised even more by Adams and Waltz’s performances.