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Is Tim Burton back just in time with Dumbo? A look at the hits and misses of the renowned director

Watching Burton’s Alice in Wonderland you’d be forgiven for thinking it’s a crossover with no blend. Lewis Carolls Through the Looking Glass was the darker tale, but the original remains nothing more than an innocent trip through wonderland. It’s this strange wonderland that Burton pulled up and passed through his nightmare filter, leaving the peculiar world of Alice touched by his gothic polish. He cut the darker themes from the later books and inflated them until the original story could barely be made out.... Continue Reading