Tim Burton's ALICE IN WONDERLAND

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Tim Burton's ALICE IN WONDERLAND

Post by Darth Tanner » Tue Mar 16, 2010 7:40 pm

So nobody else on here has been to see this yet?

I saw this in IMAX 3-D over the weekend and really enjoyed it. The first fifteen minutes or so are slow, but once you get past that it is a fun ride. The visuals in this movie are absolutely incredible and features some of the best mixture of animation and live action that I've seen. The cast her is absolutely top notch. Mia Wasikowska did a pretty good job as Alice. I always enjoyed seeing Johnny Depp in Burton's films such as ED WOOD and SLEEPY HOLLOW. His performance here as the Mad Hatter is another winner in my book. Helena Bonham Carter is also great as the evil queen with Crispin Glover doing a great villainous turn as her guard. As a bonus treat for Hammer fans, Christopher Lee and Michael Gough contribute briefly to the voice cast. The only weak part in the cast was that Anne Hathaway's performance as the White Queen seemed a little awkward (that "thing" with the hands really irked me everytime she was on the screen). But other than that the rest of the movie was a lot of fun. I won't say it's as good as some of Burton's other stuff but it is still worth checking out for fans of him and Johnny Depp.


Just be sure to see it in IMAX 3-D for maximum effect :D
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Post by AchimbaProphet » Wed Mar 17, 2010 7:23 am

I thought that the 3-D aspects of this film were lackluster. It is my understanding that it was not filmed with 3-D in mind but that it was added post-production. I really enjoyed the film but the 3-D was only ok.
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Post by Evil Red » Wed Mar 17, 2010 1:18 pm

I saw it on opening night and liked it alot. With Anne Hathaway, I'm going to disagree with ya here. I thought her performance was oddly and surprisingly hilarious, very Glinda ~ The Good Witch-esque. Crispin Glover however, is pretty much dead, or more like un-dead to me now after seeing his horrible movie 'Simon Says.' Everytime he's on screen, no matter where I see him now, I have the almost uncontrollable urge to scream his falsetto title line back at him. That was very distracting to me... haha


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Post by Remo D » Sun May 02, 2010 6:49 pm

FINALLY caught up with this. Not in IMAX, not in 3-D (in which it wasn't actually shot, just like CLASH OF THE TITANS), but still.

I will NEVER criticize Tim Burton's... visuals.

And that's pretty much all I've got to say about this particular production.

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Post by Kimberly » Wed May 05, 2010 4:14 pm

sorry for the late posting...

i thought it was okay, he's done better... he's done worse
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