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Re: alice in wonderland the 2010 version

Post by Daphnia » Sun May 08, 2011 11:38 am

I thought it would be great since it's Tim Burton and Johnny Depp, my fave duo. but eventhough I saw it in 3D it didn't have the "wow"-effect like Avatar. and it was pretty brutal too.

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Re: alice in wonderland the 2010 version

Post by SamilinCorrathGahar » Wed Jun 15, 2011 6:45 am

TF. wrote:
Uh... I read a book, makes me so confused cuz I'm so young that tym. Now, no need to reread it, I already watched the movie...
There's a fair bit in the book that you wouldn't see in the movie.
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Re: alice in wonderland the 2010 version

Post by Aftran-one-six-two » Wed Mar 28, 2012 1:32 pm

I read the book, i got confused but im not good at reading. I have watched the new movie, i loved it!!!!! Watched the older movie when i was very young.

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Re: alice in wonderland the 2010 version

Post by xenawarriorprincess » Wed Mar 28, 2012 5:30 pm

It was alright as a stand alone movie, but since Alice in Wonderland is one of my favourite books, the movie is unforgivable. It was terrible.
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Re: alice in wonderland the 2010 version

Post by Sassy_Cat » Sat Mar 31, 2012 6:47 pm

TF. wrote:
Uh... I read a book, makes me so confused cuz I'm so young that tym. Now, no need to reread it, I already watched the movie...
There's a fair bit in the book that you wouldn't see in the movie.
More than you'd think actually. I didn't see any orange marmalade in the movie, so there's one, if unimportant thing.
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Re: alice in wonderland the 2010 version

Post by GwenS » Wed Aug 08, 2012 1:46 am

I personally didn't care for the movie at all. My biggest problem with it was that - to me - it looked like it wanted to be two different things at once. It was like it couldn't decide between being like the 50s(?) version, in that you'd have Alice wander around, run into the denizens of Wonderland, they'll do their bit and then she'll wander around some more, or if they were going for a more Wizard of Oz type approach, where she'd haul the other characters along with her, go on a quest/adventure with them, and save the day. If it was either one of these done SEPARATELY, I would have been fine with it, and for the first bit of it, it DID look like the first idea. It wasn't until they brought out and focused so much time on The Red Queen and The Mad Hatter (Helena Bonham Carter and Johnny Depp's characters), that it began to blur.

The Red Queen and The Mad Hatter, unlike the rest of the Wonderland characters, were made to be main characters. I can excuse/understand The Red Queen's position, because she's the main antagonist, but The Mad Hatter seemed to be trying to fight Alice for the position of head main character, which threw the movie off, especially when every other character stuck to the sidelines and came and went when needed. It was really distracting, because Alice (the character who's supposed to be the main focus) was a lot more quiet and restrained than The Mad Hatter and a lot of focus is put on The Mad Hatter (and his character is much more, "Look at me!" than "charismatic mentor"), but the movie keeps trying to say, "Oh, don't worry! Alice is the main character, honest!" And by the end of it, I just didn't care anymore.

I think that it would have been a much stronger movie if Tim Burton had just gone full out and made The Mad Hatter the main character and made the entire story from his perspective, and had Alice as a supporting character/secret weapon. It's pretty obvious that that's what he wanted to do anyway.

But seriously, Tim Burton and Johnny Depp need to take a break from each other. -_-

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Re: alice in wonderland the 2010 version

Post by BabelFish42 » Thu Aug 09, 2012 3:48 pm

Really interesting analysis. I'm not sure I'm the best qualified person to talk about this movie, since the only time I ever saw it, I could barely hear and see it. But what I remember seems to support what you're saying. I wasn't that into the movie either, but I'm not sure how much of that was because the movie itself was bad, and how much was because I couldn't always hear/see what was going on very clearly.
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