Alice In Wonderland(2010) Review

Discussion in 'Books, Music, TV & Movies' started by ericling, Mar 15, 2010.

Mar 15, 2010
  1. ericling
    OP

    Member ericling GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2009
    Messages:
    523
    Location:
    Malaysia
    Country:
    Malaysia
    13th March- I went to watch " Alice In Wonderland"2D with my cousins.. So I'm writing a compact review about it. =)And since no one write a review for movie before,I not sure which place should I post this in. Either in "Books, Music, TV &Movies" Or in"GBAtemp Magazine Reviews"Please move if I posted this in the wrong place.

    Alice In Wonderland Review

    [​IMG]

    One thing you need to know before watching the movie – this is a semi-sequel, NOT a remake of the previous Alice In Wonderland (1951) classic cartoon movie.
    [​IMG]
    Why did I say that? Because this 1951 classic cartoon film happened when Alice was 9years old. And this 2010 film, Alice is a 25year-old grown up+ And the story line is different.Here's the summary:

    Click on the spoiler button
    if you really want to read the summary of the story. I do not wish to spoil the story for you if you've not watched it lol.

    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    Graphic:
    Obviously, they put quite a lot of effort into Alice In Wonderland. It is not a classic cartoon film, and it should be a cartoon film on "humanity" right? Mmm Alice is in human form and some other creatures are in cartoon form.The art is awesome, well paced. The graphic is way to art. Not the familiar bright colour, some may not like it.

    Sound:

    Highly tuned sound quality.Kinda considered a good job. It is pretty thrilling and this managed to make the film more interesting than it actually is.

    Story-Line:
    Creative imagination. This is a cartoonish film and is pretty illogical but the idea is awesome. Very, very interesting - IF you listen to the dialogue properly.

    Child-friendly rate:

    Why am I writing this? Because I think everybody thought this movie is a childish movie but it actually not.I dun really think this film is suitable for children. I dun think small kids will really enjoy it. Most of the interesting part is in the dialogue. Do you think kids will catch the dialogue properly? It will only make them think that this story doesnt have a story line at all.

    Casts presentation:

    [​IMG]

    Mia Wasikowska did a decent job. Showed that she's lonely persona as Alice. Anne Hathaway, The White Queen doesn't show up much in the movie. Just a side character of the story. I think the best side character is Johnny Depp as Mad Hatter. Before I watched this movie, I thought Mad Hatter was a bad man. But he's actually a good man. But he is REALLY CRAZY - in a good way. He can even make the movie touching.

    Final Word:
    Even though I sat in the C row, the 3rd front row, which will make your neck ultra-painful when watching the film, but this film managed to make me forgot about my neck and made me completely into it. LOL. Personally, I feel that this is a great movie and it was worth watching.

    Final Score:8/10
     


  2. nitrostemp

    Member nitrostemp GBAtemp Maniac

    Joined:
    Mar 15, 2009
    Messages:
    1,265
    Country:
    Australia
    yea i watched this movie on sunday it is quite unique and enjoyable for all ages
     
  3. Wabsta

    Member Wabsta you fight like a dairy farmer

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2008
    Messages:
    2,485
    Location:
    SCUMM Bar
    Country:
    Netherlands
    I'm going to see this one in the cinema soon with my girlfriend, I can't wait!
    I mean, it's a Tim Burton movie, I HAVE to see it!
     
  4. ericling
    OP

    Member ericling GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2009
    Messages:
    523
    Location:
    Malaysia
    Country:
    Malaysia
    Couple seat ready? Haha!
    Enjoy your movie btw!
    And remember to book the ticket earlier. If not you will do the same thing like me, sitting the 3rd front row. Luckily Johnny Depp help me! He's awesome [​IMG]
     
  5. syko5150

    Member syko5150 GBAtemp Syko!

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2009
    Messages:
    3,091
    Location:
    California
    Country:
    United States
    yeah i really enjoyed this movie as well but its an either you will love it or you will hate it movie...
     
  6. Fluto

    Member Fluto A potato in disguise

    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2009
    Messages:
    1,273
    Location:
    The Moon
    Country:
    Australia
    the best character acting is the RED QUEEN
    and the character that looks the best is March Hare which is the ad hatters tea buddy [​IMG]
     
  7. Wabsta

    Member Wabsta you fight like a dairy farmer

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2008
    Messages:
    2,485
    Location:
    SCUMM Bar
    Country:
    Netherlands
    Hehe [​IMG]
    And idd, I will.
    I hope to be able to see it in 3D tho, but there are like NO cinema's close to where I live which have it in 3D..
     
  8. ericling
    OP

    Member ericling GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2009
    Messages:
    523
    Location:
    Malaysia
    Country:
    Malaysia
    I dun think this movie 3D would be nice since it was from 2D converted to 3D. 2D would be enough for you to enjoy [​IMG]
     
  9. KingdomBlade

    Member KingdomBlade Blade v3+ (I R SHMEXY)

    Joined:
    Apr 24, 2009
    Messages:
    2,941
    Location:
    In Vulpes' Fur
    Country:
    Philippines
    It was so funny yet mature. I loved it, and Johnny Depp was brilliantly demented as usual. It has so much charm and was so beautifully made.

    Also, I noticed that 3 actor in harry potter were there in the film, the guy playing Snape was the caterpillar, the woman playing Bellatrix LeStrange was the Red Queen, and the woman playing Madam Maxime was the delusional aunt of Alice.
     
  10. DopplerEffective

    Newcomer DopplerEffective Member

    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2010
    Messages:
    15
    Location:
    Ontario, Canada
    Country:
    Canada
    Johnny Depp was great, as always, and Helena Bonham Carter was perfect as the Red Queen. The rest of the movie? Aside from the visuals, which were excellent, it was unimaginative, leading to a cliche 'cliamactic' battle leaving me feeling nothing for the characters.

    6/10 from me.
     
  11. ericling
    OP

    Member ericling GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2009
    Messages:
    523
    Location:
    Malaysia
    Country:
    Malaysia
    The battle is a little too plain. They should make the battle more thrilling, more interesting. [​IMG]
     
  12. DopplerEffective

    Newcomer DopplerEffective Member

    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2010
    Messages:
    15
    Location:
    Ontario, Canada
    Country:
    Canada
    It would have been nice to do something different than what everyone expects. I mean, it is Alice in Wonderland, that alone gives you free reign to do whatever you want.
     
  13. Xtreme2damax

    Newcomer Xtreme2damax Member

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2009
    Messages:
    16
    Country:
    United States
    I watched the old Disney cartoon when I was younger, I'm interested in watching this sometime. I probably won't watch it until it's out on DVD, Blu-Ray and Pay-Per-View.
     
  14. Vidboy10

    Member Vidboy10 Tsardom

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2008
    Messages:
    2,617
    Location:
    Vancouver, B.C
    Country:
    Canada
    I saw the movie last week, the red queen reminded of Margaret Thatcher for some reason.
     
  15. Xtreme2damax

    Newcomer Xtreme2damax Member

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2009
    Messages:
    16
    Country:
    United States
    The person who plays the voice from what I heard in the previews reminds me of Bette Midler. [​IMG]
     
  16. ninchya

    Member ninchya GBAtemp Regular

    Joined:
    Apr 22, 2009
    Messages:
    172
    Location:
    ASIA!!!!!
    Country:
    United States
    LOL i saw this movie on saturday, the 3d version is really nice in digital plus the movie was pretty good.
     
  17. Kroatien99

    Member Kroatien99 GBAtemp Regular

    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2010
    Messages:
    140
    Location:
    Zagreb
    Country:
    Croatia
    Is this movie good?
    What do you think about that movie?
     
  18. geoflcl

    Member geoflcl Permanent GBAtemp Newbie

    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2009
    Messages:
    1,373
    Country:
    United States
    The movie is pretty "Mehh" in my opinion. It's mildly entertaining to see Tim Burton's versions of all the Alice characters, but that's just it: These days, he spends way too much time trying to make his films weird and not nearly enough time making them good anymore.

    That's my opinion. [​IMG]
     
  19. ericling
    OP

    Member ericling GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2009
    Messages:
    523
    Location:
    Malaysia
    Country:
    Malaysia
    I am not a hardcore movie fans. Din know these cast at all. [​IMG]
     
  20. mrfatso

    Member mrfatso That guy!!

    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2008
    Messages:
    4,932
    Location:
    @Your Home,behind the sofa
    Country:
    Singapore
    i just watched the movie and i just got back,

    as for me, while i enjoy the new take on alice in wonderland, some parts of the movie feels draggy and boring, while others just doesnt make sense, so instead i just convinced myself that a lot has happened since the last time alice visited wonderland.

    and i totally agreed with the battle scene, they have a lot of people, seems like they could have made a decent war, instead, all we have is a boring mini battle that i rather fast forward if i could..
     

Share This Page