Posts Tagged ‘Tim Burton

13
Mar
11

Alice in Wonderland: a Visual Companion

Alice in Wonderland: a Visual Companion by Mark Salisbury, with a foreword by Tim Burton.

Published by Disney Editions (16 Mar 2010). Hardback first edition with dustjacket.

ISBN: 9781423128878

From the publisher’s bumpf:

Think you know the classic story of Alice and her adventures in Wonderland? Think again because renowned director and producer Tim Burton (The Nightmare Before Christmas, Corpse Bride, James and the Giant Peach, Edward Scissorhands, Beetle Juice, Batman) has applied his signature style to this beloved tale! The “Making/Art of” takes readers to the world behind Burton’s camera, revealing the secrets of performance-capture technology, the marriage of live-action and CGI technology, and the final result in a singular, artistic format. Fans will delight in reading about Johnny Depp’s portrayal of The Mad Hatter, and Anne Hathaway’s of The White Queen, to name just a few of the star performances. And, of course, this gorgeous book chronicles some of Tim Burton’s most unique techniques!

Whatever you think of the film, it’s certainly a beautifully produced book, and it’s currently reduced on Amazon: Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland Visual Companion: A Visual Companion (Disney Editions)

07
Apr
10

Alice in Wonderland: The Visual Guide

Alice in Wonderland: The Visual Guide: Disney.

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 2010. Hardback.

ISBN: 978-1405352598

Product description:

Go behind the scenes of Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland. Meet Alice, from Alice in Wonderland; now aged 17 she attends a party at a Victorian estate only to find she is about to be proposed to in front of hundreds of snooty society types. She runs off, following a white rabbit into a hole and ends up in Wonderland, a place she visited 10 years before yet doesn’t remember. Step into Wonderland and come face-to-face with the characters from Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland, and satisfy your curiosity through tons of cool facts. You’ll meet The Mad Hatter, The White Queen, Cheshire Cat, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum and more. Then journey through fantastic stills and CG character photography from the movie and discover all about Alice’s magical adventures.

Not as ‘DK’ as you’d expect: pretty much a storybook with photos and a few odd facts. Glossy and well presented though, but I suspect the ‘Visual Companion’ is more interesting.

Available on amazon: Alice in Wonderland the Visual Guide (Disney Alice in Wonderland)

17
Mar
10

Alice in Wonderland: Ultimate Sticker Book

Disney Alice in Wonderland: Ultimate Sticker Book.

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 2010. Softback, first edition.

ISBN: 978-1405352710

Tie-in book for the Tim Burton Disney film.

Product Description:

Watch your child get stuck into Alice in Wonderland Over 60 colourful stickers and amazing scenes straight from Tim Burton’s, Alice in Wonderland means kids can discover all about their favourite magical characters. Watch as they create their own incredible adventures, then peel stickers off to use again and again. And if they still want more, there are lots of cool facts about Alice in Wonderland to amaze their friends with. Hours of wonderful, sticky fun.

I’m feeling a bit ‘meh’ about this one, but I knew that if I failed to buy the film tie-ins now for cheap, I’d likely be buying them for expensive in a few years time… ah, the pain of the collector.

Very much available on amazon: Alice in Wonderland Ultimate Sticker Book (Disney Alice in Wonderland)




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