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Curiouser and Curiouser, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

The well-loved tale Alice in Wonderland goes 3D with the latest rendition of the old classic. Directed by the acclaimed Tim Burton, the tale weaves a masterful tale with amazing cinematography and eye-catching visuals. While it may come across as a little dark as compared to the fun and whimsical cartoon, the story is definitely captivating and entertaining. I never realized there was so much more to the story of Alice in Wonderland then there really is. I have to admit, however, that I don’t remember the original story as much anymore but I would recall certain characters and moments as I watched the film. I liked the fact that in this remake , Alice became an empowered and strong woman as she went through her journey in the Underland, which is reminiscent of Absalom’s own metamorphosis.

I loved the Mad Hatter, as played by Johnny Depp and the big-headed, head-chopping Red Queen as played by Helena Bonham Carter. These two artists are really masters at their crafts! I was a little thrown off by Anne Hathaway’s portrayal of the White Queen, mainly because she came off as a too “put-on” for me.

Escape from the summer heat by catching Alice in Wonderland in SM North EDSA IMAX or the SM Digital Theaters starting March 4,2010. Do try to catch it in 3D for a more enjoyable experience! Thank you so much to SM Cinemas and Disney for the special screening invites! Thanks too to Az of azraelcoladilla.com :-)

After catching the movie, why not join the Alice in Wonderland cosplay contest on March 6, 2010 at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall? Get a chance to win any of the following prizes:  laptop, LCD monitor, and WOW Magic sing. Visit http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=3559576&id=162557326858&comments&ref=mf to register.

To take home some cool movie merchandise, join Az’s Alice in Wonderland giveaway by clicking here!

  • #1
    Posted by Lourdes Espanol on May 19th, 2010 at 10:22 am

    Love the awesome effects of this movie. Plus, Johnny Depp of course.

  • #2
    Posted by David on September 12th, 2011 at 12:27 pm

    I think it’s an interesting Burton film with some themes going on, for start the theme of individualism is prominent at the start of the movie, then the red queen is an example of individualism gone too far where she is evil as she only cares about her own wishes and not the wishes of others. But I think the ending was kind of naive, that is more down to screenplay than Tim Burton. It could have been better, but it is still an interesting movie.

  • #3
    Posted by yapatoots on September 17th, 2011 at 5:26 pm

    interesting points you made, david. thanks for dropping by.

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