Posts Tagged ‘alice in wonderland’

This has been bugging me for a while, and now I just remembered to write it down:

When Alice comes back to Wonderland and the Queen of Hearts has taken over, why THE SHIT aren’t all the fucking flowers painted fucking RED?


Okay, let me get this part out of the way first. “Jabberwocky” is the title of a poem about a Jabberwock.  The “-y” suffix is a way of indicating, “Jabberwock[being about it]”, see?

Now, I don’t want you to think that the problems that I had with this movie are little nitpicky things like that, because it’s not the case.  Rather, something like that is symptomatic of what I perceive as being the real problem with Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland — namely, did you even read these books at all, Tim Burton?  Or did you just appropriate whatever was nearby and convenient to make an ode to your own aesthetic?