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Beetlejuice Movie Review Summary

Actors: Michael Keaton, Geena Davis, Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder

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A humourous horror/fantasy about life after death and how it really sucks. A couple, the Maitlands die in a car accident and are thrown into the very confusing afterlife, where appointments are made and handbooks given out. Their aim is to remove the new family living in their house as they are trapped in it for 125 years. Along the way are some excellent visual effects and eccentric characters and a bio exorcist who is crude, violent and wants out of the afterlife. A must watch for Tim Burton fans and any one with an interest to an alternate afterlife.
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Script Analysis of Beetlejuice

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzle 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% **Fantasy or Science Fiction?**    -   fantasy story on present day Earth If a cartoon...    -   part real, part animated Parody movie?    -   Yes Horror film?    -   Yes Kind of Horror Story    -   why do we stay in the haunted house? Cartoon?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   ghost Age:    -   20's-30's Has special powers?    -   Yes Magical/mental powers of main character:    -    Invisibility    -   mind control    -   super strength Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

Earth setting:    -   20th century (1970's to Present) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Misc settings    -   small town

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vauge references only    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy Kinds of F/X    -   Things that change shape/morph    -   exploding vehicles    -   nasty human transformations

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