Alice in Wonderland On paper, Tim Burton would appear to be the ideal guy to adapt Lewis Carroll's trippy tale for the big screen. Sadly, he gets lost… Alice in Wonderland On paper, Tim Burton would appear to be the ideal guy to adapt Lewis Carroll's trippy tale for the big screen. Sadly, he gets lost…
Movie on DVD Review

Alice in Wonderland (2010)

Alice in Wonderland | ALICE IN WONDERLAND The interior designer had a thing for rouge
ALICE IN WONDERLAND The interior designer had a thing for rouge
EW's GRADE
C

Details Release Date: Jun 01, 2010; DVD Release Date: Jun 01, 2010; Movie Rated: PG; Genres: Action/Adventure, Sci-fi and Fantasy; With: Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska; Distributor: Walt Disney Pictures

On paper, Tim Burton would appear to be the ideal guy to adapt Lewis Carroll's trippy tale for the big screen. Sadly, he gets lost down his own rabbit hole of eye-candy quirk. Alice in Wonderland is a gorgeous mess. Even Johnny Depp, who 
 rarely disappoints, seems like he's frantically pulling out tricks and tics from his other (better) Burton collaborations: 
 a dose of Scissorhands, a dash of Wonka. Honestly, there's just too much of everything...except 
 EXTRAS. The standard DVD has three slight featurettes — the best shows off Depp's watercolor sketches of the Mad Hatter. The Blu-ray serves up profiles of each of the main characters and a deeper behind-the-scenes look at the production. C

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Originally posted May 26, 2010 Published in issue #1105-1106 Jun 04, 2010 Order article reprints