Category: Willy Wonka

  • Willy Wonka: 1971 VS 2005

    Willy Wonka: 1971 VS 2005

    Don’t mind me. Just putting a personal demon to rest. People often forget that there are two Willy Wonka films. For good reason, mind you. The Tim Burton remake, as we discussed last week, is a crime against the human race. Especially when you compare it to the original, which is a classic in every […]

  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Bastardizing a Classic

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Bastardizing a Classic

    Do you remember the opening credits of the original Willy Wonka? That footage of a chocolate factory at work. Remember how warm and inviting it was? With that pleasant music and that warm color to every shot? That, in my mind, is the perfect opening to a film. Nothing fancy. Nothing complicated. Just a warm, […]

  • Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory: Ultimate Childhood Comfort

    Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory: Ultimate Childhood Comfort

    What is your childhood comfort movie? Like, what film do you go back to when you’re having a bad day and you need to lift your spirits? A movie that you can go back to time and time again for years without getting tired of it? Plenty of movies fit that bill for me. But […]