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'Alice in Wonderland' 2010: Lewis Carroll Travesty One of Worst Tim Burton Movies

'Alice in Wonderland' 2010: Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter. 'Alice in Wonderland' 2010: Plenty of visuals, no substance In the interest of full disclosure, I should start this commentary on Alice in Wonderland by saying that I have never been a fan of Tim Burton's works. I've enjoyed a couple of his movies, but the vast majority of them I've found uninspiring and, really, quite boring. Burton's eye for unusual worlds, particularly in terms of art direction and costume design, is not lost on me. But how can I possibly find Tim Burton a great director when he continues to offer the same tricks, over and over again? True, Burton's stories and characters change from movie to movie. What […]


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'Alice in Wonderland' 2010: Lewis Carroll Travesty One of Worst Tim Burton Movies



'The Social Network' and a Big Surprise: American Cinema Editors Awards

'The Social Network' with Jesse Eisenberg: Best Film Editing winner. 'The Social Network,' 'tops American Cinema Editors' Awards David Fincher's The Social Network, which of late had been losing Oscar ground to Tom Hooper's The King's Speech, was the dramatic feature winner at the 2011 American Cinema Editors' Awards ceremony held earlier this evening, Feb. 20, '11, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. (See list of ACE Award winners further below.) Editors Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter beat the editors of The King's Speech, The Fighter, Black Swan, and even Lee Smith's showy work on Christopher Nolan's Inception. In the cast of The Social Network: Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Timberlake, Andrew Garfield, Rooney Mara, Armie Hammer, Max Minghella, and […]


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'The Social Network' and a Big Surprise: American Cinema Editors Awards



'Rob' Pattinson Drama Finally Surpasses Budget' & 'Alice' Passes $300 Million

How to Train Your Dragon with Ruffnut (top); Miley Cyrus The Last Song (middle); Helena Bonham Carter's Red Queen in Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland (bottom) April 2, '10, update: Featuring the voices of Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, and America Ferrera, How to Train Your Dragon was back at the top of the North American box office chart on Thursday. The animated 3D fantasy grossed $5.24 million (up 16 percent), according to Box Office Mojo. Down one slot, The Last Song earned $4.26 million (down 17 percent) at #2. The romantic melodrama stars Miley Cyrus, Greg Kinnear, and Liam Hemsworth. At #3, Alice in Wonderland collected $2.06 million (up 8 percent). Its cumulative domestic total currently stands at […]


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'Rob' Pattinson Drama Finally Surpasses Budget' & 'Alice' Passes $300 Million