BLASTERMIND

How deep is your knowl­edge of Hol­ly­wood’s freak supremo?

SFX: The Sci-Fi and Fantasy Magazine - - Contents - Quiz­mas­ter Nick Setch­field, Fea­tures Edi­tor

tim Bur­ton fan? test your knowl­edge chops here.

ques­tion 1

Bur­ton’s child­hood in which Cal­i­for­nian sub­urb in­spired the story of Edward Scis­sorhands?

ques­tion 2

What was the name of Bur­ton’s 1997 book of art and po­etry?

ques­tion 3

Bur­ton worked as a con­cept artist on which 1982 SF clas­sic, though his work never made it to screen?

ques­tion 4

1982 stop-mo­tion short Vin­cent was a trib­ute to which hor­ror icon?

ques­tion 5

Bur­ton’s break­through came with 1985’s Pee-Wee’s Big Ad­ven­ture. Star Paul Reubens cameoed as which char­ac­ter in the Bat­man uni­verse?

ques­tion 6

Which is the only Bur­ton movie to be turned into a tour­ing bal­let?

ques­tion 7

Which iconic DCU char­ac­ter was Chris Rock set to play in Bur­ton’s never made Su­per­man Lives?

ques­tion 8

Beetle­juice is a free­lance bio-exorcist – how is his name ac­tu­ally spelt on his tomb­stone?

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In the mid ’90s Bur­ton fell out with com­poser Danny Elf­man – who scored Ed Wood in­stead?

ques­tion 10

Who did Christo­pher Walken play in Bat­man Re­turns – and who or what was his name a trib­ute to?

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Bur­ton wrote and pro­duced The Night­mare Be­fore Christ­mas – but who ac­tu­ally di­rected it? Martin Lan­dau won an Oscar for play­ing Bela Lu­gosi in Ed Wood. Who did he play in Space: 1999?

ques­tion 13

What con­nects Mars At­tacks! with 1965 James Bond ad­ven­ture Thun­der­ball?

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Ich­a­bod Crane was a teacher in Wash­ing­ton Irv­ing’s short story The Leg­end Of Sleepy Hol­low. What was his pro­fes­sion in Bur­ton’s adap­ta­tion?

ques­tion 15

Which make-up supremo con­nects An Amer­i­can Were­wolf In Lon­don, Michael Jack­son’s “Thriller” video and Bur­ton’s Planet Of The Apes?

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In 2006 Bur­ton di­rected his first mu­sic video. Name the band and the song.

ques­tion 17

Which Brit com­edy star played Twee­dle­dum and Twee­dledee in 2010’s Alice In Won­der­land?

ques­tion 18

Ex­actly how many Bur­tondi­rected (and co-di­rected) movies has Johnny Depp starred in?

ques­tion 19

Which Bur­ton char­ac­ter owned a “ton­so­rial par­lour” in Fleet Street?

ques­tion 20

Bur­ton adapted Roald Dahl’s Char­lie And The Choco­late Fac­tory in 2005. As a pro­ducer, what other Dahl novel did he bring to the screen?

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