Whats a girl to do?
There has been such an immense amount of hype surrounding the new Alice in Wonderland movie, that I am in fact, more petrified of watching it than ever before. Many of you will already know that this is not a remake of the original story, rather what transpires afterwards.
Can Alice in Wonderland attain the respect it has been said to deserve?
Will Alice in Wonderland 3D flop?
As I mentioned above the story is not of the young Alice that we know so well, but rather a 19 year old Alice who is about to be betrothed to a man that will become a Lord. Alice does not care about all the pomp and wishes for a more rewarding life. Of course we already know Alice’s inquisitive nature which inevitably leads her to chase after the white rabbit and tumble down that mysterious hole into Wonderland…or at least Underland…which is what they call it in the movie.
Now the movie has already been seen overseas in RealD 3D and the review hounds have been scrutinizing endlessly since the preview and opening shows, it’s time to sit down and try our best not to be influenced by their opinions. What can I say? I have received a seriously mixed bag of reviews thus far. In regards to the movie most people said that it was bright, entertaining and a visual feast. Now, those are the most positive reviews. Some of the more hardcore comic fans have supposedly shaken their heads and called it a failure.
Now I’m not one to listen to reviews unless they are more than 90% one sided, which means that I will truly have to go and watch this for myself in order to get a true sense of its value. Only you yourself can ascertain if Alice in Wonderland 3D will flop!
Now the most disturbing aspect of the reviews I have heard comes in the RealD 3D department. Everybody was sure that with such a dense fantasy world such as Wonderland, that it would easily have the potential to blow Avatar out of the water. Not so, it seems!
In one review the message was clear, “the use of 3D is distracting at best and horrible at worst”.
Now that is some heavy news to hear. What went wrong? Is there simply too much going on on-screen that the 3D aspect becomes a visual bombardment rather than an enhancement? While Avatar took its CG and enhanced it with the new RealD technology, it seems that Alice in Wonderland’s “unrealistic fantasy design” instead takes the 3D tech and pushes the visual into the realm of OTT.
Alice in Wonderland 3D sounds like it could be sketchy at best…all of my fingers and toes are crossed atm.
Now let’s not all panic at once shall we…Alice in Wonderland still has lots of followers and positive reviews in regards to the general storyline. While the 3D may be too much, the story may be juuuust right.
Have any of you out there been lucky enough to see Alice in Wonderland yet?
I would love to hear what you all think. Please no SPOILERS!
Alice in Wonderland 3D starts TOMORROW!!!!