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ISBN-10: 0571248713

ISBN-13: 9780571248711

Tim Burton is likely one of the nice modern day visionaries of cinema, a director who has fabricated his personal deliciously nightmarish universe in videos as remarkable as Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Mars assaults! and The Nightmare earlier than Christmas - let alone his twisted takes at the stories of Batman, Sleepy hole and Planet of the Apes. Following the discharge of his re-imagining of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate manufacturing facility with long-time comrade Johnny Depp (who additionally offers a brand new foreword here), this up-to-date and entirely illustrated re-creation of the definitive Burton interview publication casts mild on Burton's Burbank early life, his early paintings at Disney, the recurrent topics and attractive designs of his videos, and the artistic obsessions that gas them.

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S. Commissioner of Narcotics H. J. Anslinger and the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, also inadvertently challenged the Motion Picture Production Code by helping to make films containing explicit scenes of drug use and selling to further their goals to criminalize certain drugs and to depict drug users and sellers as dangerous. The Legion of Decency, a Catholic group in the United States, also acted to censor fi lms and warn viewers of immoral depictions in fi lm. 22 Hooked From 1934 to 1967, they viewed and censored fi lms that were considered offensive to Catholic viewers.

The Ontario Theatres Act is much more sweeping in its regulation and censorship than British Columbia’s Motion Picture Act. The Ontario Film Review Board had created a list of images that can be censored, including drug use. In Canada, fi lm censorship continues to be challenged by fi lmmakers and viewers. 103 The struggle continues between freedom of expression and censorship in Canada, Britain, and the United States. These struggles coincide with our relationship to drugs and illegal-drug fi lms in all three nations.

39 Anslinger, who associated marijuana, narcotics, and cocaine with immorality, sexuality, crime, murder, and insanity, was also instrumental in the making of the classic fi lm Reefer Madness (1936), an educational tool to publicize the evils of marijuana. The Marijuana Tax Stamp Act was passed in 1937. As time passed, new laws were passed to criminalize other drugs, and fears culminated again in the 1960s, when drug use increased and reached middle-class consumers. In Canada, the Opium and Narcotic Act was enacted in 1908 following an anti-Asiatic riot in Vancouver in 1907.

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