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Unread postby suec » Sat Mar 26, 2005 9:12 am

"I love his Tales of The Unexpected, I love his adult stories. Yeah, I’m certainly a fan of his work."

"I find it (CATCF) odd, because it’s overly sweet when it shouldn’t be, and it’s really dark when it’s really weird. I found it to be almost exactly wrong in some ways."
(Empire mag)

Just thought this was interesting. :eyebrow:
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Unread postby hisneverland » Sat Mar 26, 2005 9:15 am

That's very interesting. :capnjack:

Those are sweet. I can't wait to see CATCF!!!
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Unread postby DeppInTheHeartOfTexas » Sat Mar 26, 2005 11:58 am

"I find it (CATCF) odd, because it’s overly sweet when it shouldn’t be, and it’s really dark when it’s really weird. I found it to be almost exactly wrong in some ways."
(Empire mag)


I thought the same thing. When I have made comments about it being a dark story to people that were young enough to have been kids when the first movie came out they find it odd that I think so. They are remembering it from their perspective as children while I am coming at it from an adult point of view. :eyebrow:
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Unread postby Jackslady » Sat Mar 26, 2005 12:59 pm

I've only just read CATCF and I have actually never seen the Gene Wilder version. As an adult not fortunate enough to have kids, I obviously approached it with the eyes of an adult...it is a dark tale, almost like a morality play in a way. I shall try and get a copy of Gene's as it will be fun to compare it with the Burton/Johnny version. From the quick clips I've seen, it looks as though Johnny's Mr Wonka is dark, edgy and wicked (unsurprisingly!).
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