Excerpt: Join Alice as she chases the White Rabbit and journeys into a topsy-turvy world that gets "curiouser and curiouser" as her fantastical adventures unfold. Meet the Mad Hatter, March Hare, Tweedledee & Tweedledum, the Cheshire Cat, the Queen of Hearts and more unforgettable characters, all set against...
Excerpt: Two children's classics whose hallucinatory mixture of exhilaration and dread has perhaps been most compellingly evinced by a Jefferson Airplane song and a Tom Petty video, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass are tricky cinematic source material.
Excerpt: In my opinion there hasn't been a director I admire so much that has been so inconsistent over the last several years than Tim Burton (ok, maybe Steven Spielberg ...) Burton's "vision" is so unique and interesting it's no difficulty in spotting a film made by the eccentric director.
Excerpt: Tim Burton directs this latest incarnation of the popular story by once again bringing his unique visual style to the mainstream. The film uses Burton's penchant for the dark-humored, often gothic atmosphere that the filmmaker has become known for over the years as a means to turn this already...
Excerpt: Inviting and magical, "Alice In Wonderland" is an imaginative new twist on one of the most beloved stories of all time. Alice, now 19 years old, returns to the whimsical world she first entered as a child and embarks on a journey to discover her true destiny.
Conclusion: Like Avatar , Alice in Wonderland is a visual tour de force—and Burton, it should be said, for all his predictability lately, is more compelling a stylist than James Cameron—but the film lacks the sense of wonder implied by its title and inherent in Lewis Caroll's books.
Excerpt: I'm a huge fan of director Tim Burton and was eager to see his take on the classic tale. The theatrical reviews were mixed, but the box-office take ($332 million) makes it Disney's fourth-highest-grossing film of all time.
Excerpt: The Movie Blasphemous as it might seem to many, there's a good reason that this movie has been hailed as "Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland ." The accomplished filmmaker has taken a sampling of author Lewis Carroll's terms and iconography and transformed them into something uniquely his own.