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?

*sigh*

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?

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