Friday, January 28, 2011

Vincent (1982)

5 / 5 Jan '11
Tagline: N/A
Directed by: Tim Burton
Written by: Tim Burton
Actors include: Vincent Price
Genre: Fantasy, Animation
Length: 6 minutes
Banned: Nope

I loved this, it's very Tim Burton in style which is so creative and interesting, it works perfect for this short film. Vincent Price narrates this poem about a young boy named Vincent Malone who seems to think he is Vincent Price. It has so many little tie-ins with Price films and Edgar Allan Poe, it's absolutely perfect. The little monsters in the tale and even something as simple as a cat are so well illustrated, very similar to the style of the creatures in Burton's later film A Nightmare Before Christmas. I can't think of a single thing I would change about this, one of the best short films I've seen. It really put a smile to my face and kept it there for the entire six minutes, a ghoul's delight!

Availability:  On DVD as a bonus feature on the Nightmare Before Christmas DVD

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