Wow. Edward Scissorhands is twenty-seven years old. That’s meaningful to me because back in February 1991, there was an oboe player in my college band that I suddenly realized was pretty cute. She let slip in conversation that she wanted to see this movie, as did I, so I invited her to see it with me.
Spoiler: she married me, and now we have dogs.
Here is a selection from what is, to me, the finest work Danny Elfman has ever done as a film composer.