Tim Burton Alice In Wonderland movie

No, I hadn’t heard of this, but then again, it makes sense; Burton likes weird stuff and, let’s face it, AiW is THE trippiest Fairy Tale ever!

This is actually a sequel, with a grown up Alice. And look who’s playing The Mad Hatter! That should help sell the film. :wink:

I’m not much of a Burton fan, but I must admit I admire his artistry. I think I’ll see this.

Is that johnny Depp? I hate his acting, he over-weirds things and you can tell when he is doing it.

I like his weird acting.
As if Heman and a man feline isn’t weird…

This should be fun.

I agree that Johnny Depp is more than a little strange, but I think in some cases - Edward Scissorhands, Pirates of the Carribean, Sweeny Todd - it improves the quality of the film. I wouldn’t be very suprized if this turned out to be a classic role for him. The make-up, however, seems just a tinsy over the top. It’s more than a little startling.

I am excited to go see this movie when it comes out. Unfortunately, I think I will be broke and busy around that time…

I really enjoy Johnny Depp’s acting. He started out just being a pretty boy and now he actually has some depth to him.

He just seems to try and capitalize on some quirky trait too much. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a perfect example, the role required him to be out there, but he just over does it. He could definitely take a few tips from Gene Wilder, and not just Willy Wonka wise.

Them overdoing the make-up is like him overdoing his weirdness.

in my opinion Depp has been doing a few too many weird characters in a row; he should do more normal ones now and then to avoid being pigeonholed. On the other hand he does fit Burton’s world perfectly.

And yeah, I’m not impressed with his Mad Hatter look, it reminds me of Bozo The Clown. But then, I though the look of The Joker in The Dark Knight was terrible too, and yet it worked in context.

I did like his performance in The Ninth Gate, which was pretty serious, so we know he [i]can[.i] do it.

but then again I haven’t seen that movie in forever.

I’ve always just assumed he’d been exploring his bounds as an actor, not so much that he was capitalizing on the quirky trait.
It’s true that he’s really out there in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, but in my mind he played the role perfectly. Sure he wasn’t Gene Wilder’s Willy Wonka, nor was he Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka. He had created his own Willy Wonka that fit into Tim Burton’s movie perfectly.

And we definitely know he can play a more normal role and still be amazing. Just watch him in Finding Neverland.

Weird, when I first heard about this movie I thought it was going to be a remake… didn’t expect a sequel. I’m not too big on the Mad Hatter stealing the show for a lot of it as he was one of many characters in the story, but it looks cool. I want more Cheshire Cat though. More!

I have been excited for this movie for a long time. I am a Burton fan, and I love Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, so Im hoping it doesnt suck. Unfortunately, its coming out when? March? And I’ll have a tiny baby to look after so I don’t see myself getting to the theatre to see it…


It’ll be interesting to see how he tries to play the deeper meaning of it. Does Alice in Wonderland even have some sort of message? If it didn’t, I’m sure Burton will think of something…

It was littered with tiny lessons.

Alice in Wonderland is:

  1. A political allegory (see the “caucaus race”).
  2. A social satire, especially of the values Victorian society appreciated in children and women.
  3. A subtle instillation of logic and mathematics into a child’s diet.

I’m pretty sure that the pretentious in just about anybody would be able to find SOMETHING that they can push on moviegoers. :stuck_out_tongue:

Lewis Carroll was a vile pedophile who took sex trips with young girls on boats and took pictures of their privates. If you read Alice in Wonderland or watch the movie, you are therefore a pedophile.

How is that any different from what you’re doing in China? :chupon:

So does that mean if you watch Heman and man felines your gay?
Just asking…