Edward Scissorhands

fantasy / surreal

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Alone and unloved in an isolated mansion lives a man called Edward Scissorhands; named after his hands which are made of blades of steel. One day the Avon lady calls...

"This bewitchingly oddball “Beauty and the Beast” fairy tale from director Tim Burton is a superlative masterpiece and one of the best fantasy films ever made. Its haunting power, exquisite charm and dark romance are a match for the spellbinding work of Hans Christian Andersen, while Johnny Depp's sensitive performance as scientist Vincent Price's “Punkenstein” creation is a revelation. Humanoid Edward's inability to touch the things he loves because of his razor-sharp fingers makes for potent symbolism of the highest mythic order. The finale packs an unforgettable emotional wallop, assisted by Danny Elfman's gloriously magical score." - Radio Times Review