Absolutely one of the greatest composers of today. Even if you haven't seen of the movies, he captures an imaginative, fantastical approach to music that is lacking in much classical compositions of today. It is a jovial escape!
If I had was stuck on a desert island and could only bring three things I would bring a lighter, a machete, and this movie. If I needed to invent a TV or cd player to rewatch it when my memory began failing me, I'd do it.