Movie Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Watched 20100311
Edward Scissorhands (1990) Tim Burton. 105 min

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20100311: [20100314 9:29 AM]
I love Tim Burton's work, and Edward Scissorhands is no exception. I've seen bits and parts of this movie whenever it shows on television, but prior to this viewing, I hadn't seen the movie all the way through. Especially not the beginning, which really sets up the character of the community, in particular the characters Peg and Edward Scissorhands. Another part I failed to appreciate before now was Edward's two costumes: the leather suit, and the slacks, shirts, and mended suspenders which go over the leather.

Johnny Depp plays the role really well and this role might have just been the one that put Depp on the stage. In addition, it would be the first of his collaborations with Director Tim Burton. Elaborating on Depp's role: the voice, the facial expression, it really fit into the character Edward.

I hadn't realized that Winona Ryder, playing Kim in Edward Scissorhands (1990), also played Lydia in Tim Burton's Beetlejuice (1988).

Caroline Thompson has some movies under her belt: Edward Scissorhands (1990), The Addams Family (1991), Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey, The Secret Garden (1993), The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), Black Beauty (1994), Buddy, Corpse Bride (2005), City of Ember.

From Worst to Best of Tim Burton movies (as Director) I've seen:
Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Mars Attacks! (1996)
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Batman Returns (1992)
Batman (1989)
Corpse Bride (2005)
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

Note: Pee-wee's Big Adventure is a good movie, but I like the other Burton movies more. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ranks low, because I like the original better. I still need to see: Big Fish (2003) and Burton's version of Planet of the Apes (2001).

How would you rank the Tim Burton movies you've seen?

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