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Alice in Wonderland
You're invited to a very important date.
Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting an unusual rabbit. Arriving in a strange and surreal place called 'Underland,' she finds herself in a world that resembles the nightmares she had as a child, filled with talking animals, villainous queens and knights, and frumious bandersnatches. Alice realizes that she is there for a reason – to conquer the horrific Jabberwocky and restore the rightful queen to her throne.
watched for wasikowska work.
…may god have mercy on my soul.
Somebody please rip off one of Johnny Depp's legs and beat Tim Burton to death with it. This film is the shit cherry on top of the nightmare sundae that has become the second half of Burton's career.
Perhaps the most surprising thing about Alice in Wonderland, adapted from one of the most haphazard stories in the history of story-telling, is its lack of surprise; not only with regards to the screenplay, but also the actors and actresses take on roles they’ve been portraying for years now - mainly pointing the guilty finger at Helena Bonham Carter and of course Johnny Depp here. Johnny Depp and Tim Burton should start thinking about seeing other people. Alice itself is okay here, but does not possess the character-complexity of other Alices I’ve seen on the screen. She’s much more the typical protagonist, whereas in other adaptations Carroll’s book her persona is less straightforwardly ‘good’, more ambiguous. I’ve never been a…
Was Hook not a lesson to us all not to tamper with works of wonder? Tim Burton’s mystifyingly popular re-imagining of Lewis Carroll’s Alice stories does many things wrong even just on a surface level: that tedious Danny Elfman score; the weird obsession with violence against eyes; the torpor that infects everyone as they stand stiffly in front of green screens; the lazy cribbing from the Lord of the Rings films; introducing the amazing Mia Wazikowska to a wider audience with such an unchallenging role, etc.
Most egregious, though, is the decision to treat the original stories as prequel to a standard Chosen-One-against-the-Evil-Empire fantasy plot that ran out of juice years ago. All Burton can bring to this overused plot…
look. this isn't a good movie. i know that. you know that. tim burton knows that. but, as a person who regularly talks about having sexual relations with both tim burton and crispin glover, i have to pretend that i care about this mediocrity. i am a prisoner in my own hell.
Now this film had more than a rough start since it felt like one of those silly Keira Knightly period piece films. Thankfully Wonderland comes into play and we leave Old England in the rear view mirror. Director Tim Burton does quite well with original ideas, but his remakes don't work at all.
I was hoping for something darker and more like the video game called Alice: Madness Returns. Now that was a decent game with a great little narrative. Weirdness goes along with any Burton project which is usually his strength. Here things just seem random and unnecessary like Johnny Depp's voice or Helena Bonham Carter's overall look. CGI looked a little cheap in quite a few places. Such a shame.
IMDb Ratings: 6.5
Why: Tim Burton and his great themes, based on Disney Alice in Wonderland
My Ratings: 7 - #Good
Tagline: Tweedledee and Tweedledum
Bonus: There will be a sequel.
Tim Burton nowadays can be hit or miss with hits with Sweeney Todd and misses with Charlie and The Chocolate Factory. When it comes to his take on Alice in Wonderland, people are divided but the movie did make a lot of money so obviously a lot of people liked it. However in my opinion, Alice in Wonderland is a miss and it might be his worst work yet. I haven’t read the book or seen any of the previous interpretations but yet I found this movie a bad adaptation. It tries to be this big grand war movie when it didn’t need to be. It’s so strange how this movie turned out, considering the fact that Tim Burton is…
At times the depth of its bullshit seems limitless.
تحت عالمنا هذا يوجد عالم آخر مليء بالعجائب ينشب الصراع بين الملكة الحمراء والملكة البيضاء بطلته طفلة تُدعى آليس من العالم الحقيقي
لكنها لا تعرف ذلك مُطلقاً. مقتبس من رواية للأطفال ، بعض الأفلام تتناسب مع مختلف الأعمار ، لكن بإعتقادي هذا الفلم لا يتناسب مع أعمارنا مطلقا
الأفلام هذي معروف عنها بأنها تستهدف الأوسكار فئة تصميم الملابس والمكياج وتصفيف شعر وغيرها. لذلك هو فلم للأطفال فقط
Crispin Glover was good as was the overused Cgi
That Cat was pretty cute
These are the only redeemable qualities I can find in this film
Johnny no no no what did they do to you!
THE RED QUEEN YELLS LIKES THIS FOR LIKE 97.85% OF THE FILM!!!!!!!
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