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Tim Burtons spin on Lewis Carrolls Alice in Wonderland is a wonderfully presented tale that delves deeper into the fantasy aspect of the story

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Alice in Wonderland Review Tim Burtons spin on Lewis Carroll?s Alice in Wonderland is a wonderfully presented tale that delves deeper into the fantasy aspect of the story than ever before, and deeper than any of its predecessors (such as the 1951 Disney movie ) ; however the use of 3d is questionable, as the only part actually worth showing in 3d is the fight scene at the end. Eye popping 3d is more for full on, edge of your seat action movies. Much of Burton?s use of 3d is on the subtle side, so it looks good without drawing attention to itself. As I said above this is questionable, but you can be the critic I would like to also just add how the 3d version just gives the whole movie a bit more definition and dimension ( No Pun intended! )Tim Burton has turned the wacky imagination of Lewis Carroll into an even wackier movie. The main role, Alice ( well that was obvious? ALICE in wonderland?. ), is played by Australian newcomer Mia Wasikowska. Here we have some basic information about this epic new release that everyone is so excited about: Production Year: 2010 Cert (UK) : PG Country : USA Runtime : 108 mins Director : Tim Burton Cast : Alan Rickman, Anne Hathaway, Barbara Windsor, Christopher Lee, Crispin Glover, Helena Bonham Carter, Johnny Depp, Matt Lucas, Mia Wasikowska, Michael Sheen, Stephen Fry, Timothy Spall. ...read more.

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Her face is just what you would picture if you thought of Alice and she fits the role perfectly in my opinion. The story has a fabulous twist on it at the beginning, to transform the normal world to Wonder/Underland. It has a sprinkle of Burtons imagination in it, with a rabbit hole, and the shrink/growth scene. Johnny Depp is the well-loved unique ?Mad? Hatter. His similarly unique and large afro-kind ginger hair and his wacky coloured pupils make the Mad Hatter an amazing character. He has an extraordinary accent, which lurches erratically, and he has a very peculiar way of doing everything. For example, instead of going around the table at the beginning, he walks straight over it to the minute Alice. He then strangely hides her in a tea pot. Only the Mad Hatter would think of something that mad! I must say I also admire the way that Johnny Depp brings a unique quality to each character he plays in all his movies. His introduction to the movie is after the shrink/grow scene. He is sat at the tea-table from the previous Alice in Wonderland by Disney, but it seems to have gone through a lot since then , as it now sits in a derelict area which is more of a wasteland than anywhere you would host a tea party. ...read more.

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The red queen is sly as a Cheshire cat, whereas the white queen is as wise as the smoking caterpillar. The White Queen slightly symbolises Good and Purity with her lady like attitude and crystal clean white clothing. Also, her kingdom and palace give you a much more positive feeling than the evil Red Queen?s palace. The red queen has a very bright, vibrant palace and garden, whereas the white queen has a white palace and no real colours. This is odd, as you expect the white queens palace to have more lively colours, yet it doesn?t. Toward the end of the movie, I must say that the fight scene between the Jabberwocky and Alice is pretty amazing and I am very confident you will fell the same. The contribution of the new 3D technology clearly presented in movies such as avatar has stepped up fight scenes a notch, and the ?Jabberwocky? scene is no exception. Overall, I think that this movie is an absolutely amazing release from Tim Burton, and I think that Linda Woolverton?s unrivalled plot is a perfect match to go with Tim Burton?s wacky imagination and director skills. All in all, this is an unmissable and momentus movie, for both the younger generation, and those that still remember watching the old Alice in Wonderland when they were young. So, I strongly recommend that you head on down to the cinema NOW!!! Review by Sohail Ali, ...read more.

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