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the films, orignal vs. remake, which in your opinion is the better one?
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the original one as a kid, so i'd say the new one. i thought johnny depp was brilliant.
gene wilder and johnny depp both do really well
the bit where they sail through the tunnel scared the crap out of me.
Johnny Depp! Tim Burton! Nuff said.
Gene Wilder was really creepy... Seemed much truer to the book in that sense.
I just watched it and it beats the crap out of the remake, the remake was too fake and CG and the oompa loompas were just one person copied over and over again, terrible! Plus the back story about Willy Wonkas dad...urm what the hell!?
johnny depp and tim burton are two of the most overratted "artists" ever!
johnny depp= im a bit quirky and/or drunk in every role except in scissorhands where he has like 12 lines.
tim burton= slanty set design + a choir + dark lighting= no imagination
Willy Wonka was a capitalist confidence trickster
though I couldn't stand him in the chocolate factory, he was just TOO weird, it made it unfunny.
in the bit near the end with the half room wilder has just the right amount of insanity hinting at horrific past mixed with actual humanity when he realises how nice charlie is that he makes the whole film. plus the songs are better. come with me, and you'll see...
why is Violets person she takes with her, her mum not her dad, and Mike's person he takes with him suddenly his dad and not his mum...?
And why was Veruca sent down the garbage by squirrels instead of geese?
My oh my.
there'd be no point in making a new one?
point in making a new one anyway...
oh and why was Charlie's dad alive in the remake!? =s
or is my memory playing cruel tricks on me again?
but he was dead in the origial, which I didn't actually remember either till I watched it again today.
I thought the new one was shit!
he was shit in that one.
by a country mile.
I was disappointed by the remake. It had the potential to be great.