Originally Posted by BatLobsterRises
The ironic thing about all this to me is that I think Milost has argued the point far more competently than I believe Burton himself would be able to. I legitimately question whether Burton would be able to even make any sort of coherent statement about that plot point if asked today, haha. That's not a knock of the film, more just on Burton for being a bit of a space cadet.
Still my favourite director and I suspect he is more intelligent than people give him credit for.