I had a hard time getting my friends to go and see this movie with me, describing it as “childish” and “beneath them”. My reply was that they simply didn’t understand the brilliance that lies within Alice and Wonderland. The surrealism, the absurdity, the meaning behind things with no meaning. It’s interesting in its own way, and I was hoping to see this movie do it some modern justice, ignoring the fact I was surrounded by children around the age of eight with their parents.
Hopefully, everyone is familiar with the original tale of Alice in Wonderland. She goes there after following the White Rabbit, meets a load of odd characters and circumstances, finishing with an angry outburst during a trial and eventually leaving Wonderland to find out it was all a dream, that she was still sat in the grass just as bored as she was before.
But... what if that’s not what really happened? That’s where Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland comes in. Following on from the origina...