Movies that are slightly off.
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
Eccentric candy man Willy Wonka prompts a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders into his top-secret confectionary. But does Wonka have an agenda hidden amid a world of Oompa Loompas and chocolate rivers?
Maybe the best interpretation of Dahl's unique fantasy.
Willy Wonka: There's no earthly way of knowing/Which direction they are going... There's no knowing where they're rowing...
Mr. Salt: [weakly echoing] Rowing...
Willy Wonka: Or which way the river's flowing... Is it raining, is it snowing?/Is a hurricane a-blowing?
Willy Wonka: Not a speck of light is showing/So the danger must be growing... Are the fires of Hell a-glowing?/Is the grisly Reaper mowing?/Yes! The danger must be growing/'Cause the rowers keep on rowing/
Willy Wonka: And they're certainly not showing/Any sign that they are slowing!
[lets out a high-pitched, almost unearthly scream]
One of the best movies ever made, I don't know why I'm not giving this five stars but I'm just not 100% sure…
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
Director: Mel Stuart
Screenwriter: Ronald Dahl
Cinematographer: Arthur Ibbetson
Editor: David Saxson
Main Cast: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum, Roy Kinnear, Julie Dawn Cole, Leonard Stone, Denise Nickerson, Nora Denney, Paris Themmen, Ursula Reit, Diana Sowle, Aubrey Woods, David Battley, Peter Capell, Pat Coombs, & Gunter Meisner
I showed this to my 7th and 8th grade study hall on the final two days of school. They were angry that it wasn't Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. I informed them that the two movies were very different, and in my personal opinion the original was far superior to the remake. They disagreed claiming that Johnny Depp was a much better actor than "the weird dude in…
Oompa Loompa doom-pa-dee-da
My kids and I watched and they liked this by far
Oompa Loompa doom-pa-dee-do
This movie's still great and is one of those few
It's a film that's aged well
after all's said and TOLD
A film that still works for the young
and the OLD
I'm glad that I could share this with my girl and my BOY
They're smiles and laughs --- that tells me it gave them some joy
Oompa Loompa doom-pa-dee-dee
If you are wise, you'll listen to me
You will rewatch this as soon as you can
And I give this a doom-pa, loom-pa
I need a Wonka coat.
My second favorite movie of all time. Incredible music, incredible fantasy, and an incredible performance by Gene Wilder.
So much time and so little to do.
The immense childhood nostalgia I have for this film prevents me from viewing or reviewing it objectively, but this rewatch confirms for me that it is still tremendously entertaining, really odd, and truly successful at capturing the spirit of the story completely even if it is technically not always faithful to the source material. Aside from featuring one of Gene Wilder's best and most multifaceted performances, this movie just has such an endless amount of creativity going on from scene to scene that it is a joy to behold. This film has so many different tones and ideas that it cycles through in a way that somehow feels both bizarre and natural, giving it a kind of epic feeling by…
Watch the Marilyn Manson video for "dope hat."
It's safe to say that this is in no way a dumb movie. Fun, but it has us all turning our heads, screwing our eyes up in confusion at times. And, no, that's not because it's trying to be chaotic for the sake of it--as we'll find out. The first thing we'll do here is make clear the ways in which the movie pulls the wool over out eyes. Firstly, there's no such thing as luck in this film. Not with the golden tickets, not with the falling into chocolate lakes... more from:
A film that gives and gives more each time i watch it. Pure magic at its finest.
Sickening filth which has English folks calling chocolate 'candy'.
Candy ass morfuggas!
if you prefer the 2005 version to this masterpiece honestly what is wrong with you
There's a lot of love for the 1971 adaptation but I've never been that much of a fan. Gene Wilder is superb, mawkish final scene aside, but some of the film feels a bit stilted, the pacing is variable and the Wondrous Boat Ride is the freakiest thing ever inserted into a family film.
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