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The A To Z Of Tim Burton
The Alice in Wonderland director's career in 26 easy pieces
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The A To Z Of Tim Burton | Wonderland
The A To Z Of Tim Burton | Wonderland

Wonderland

Burton's latest film, Alice in Wonderland, more closely parallels the second of Lewis Carroll's books, Through The Looking Glass (in that it's about Alice's return to Wonderland) than the one it's named for, as well as drawing from Carroll's epic poem about the Jabberwocky. But Burton reworked the plot so that Alice is now verging on adulthood, yet has to return to "Underland" one more time to free it from the evil dominion of the Red Queen (Helena Bonham Carter) and her Jabberwocky. It's notable for being Burton's first 3D film, but includes many familiar hallmarks: a starring role for Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter, twisted trees with curly branches, a small part for Christopher Lee and the most bizarre characters this side of the asylum.

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1 RE: Make us a film please Tim?
Posted on Friday March 5, 2010, 11:06 by JIm R
enius, love his films. t="trebuchet ms"] ith Hitchcock, my fave director. Read More

2 Make us a film please Tim?
Posted on Thursday March 4, 2010, 22:43 by film nut
The Batman films Tim did were always the best. I always used to read the Batman graphic novels and later there was a Robin set also. It would be good if Tim could make a Robin film, the kind of dark, gothic look would be perfect and you could count on it being well made. The film would write itself virtually and im sure plenty of people would go see it. Hope for it by 2011ish, sure it will make a packet :-) Read More


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