Loving Vincent

Loving Vincent is the first full-length animated feature made with oil paintings.

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Edward Scissorhands and Postmodern Aesthetics

Tim Burton’s film, Edward Scissorhands, begins with apparent binary oppositions: life/death and joy/melancholy. In the first scene, Edward is born, and just as he begins to understand life, he is faced with his inventor’s death. To cope with his loss, Edward crouches in a dark corner of his castle, using pinned photographs as referents to…