Filmmakers in Wonderland by Daniel Fawcett

17.05.10
Alice, Jan Svankmajer “I think it worked quite well but not entirely as I expected, thought Alice to herself.” Jan Svankmajer (1988) Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland (2010)  is the latest in a long line of film adaptations of Lewis Carroll’s books, the first being a splendid twelve-minute short made in 1903. Get the Flash Player to see the wordTube Media Player. var WT1_1 = { params : { wmode : "opaque", allowscriptaccess ...
Alice by Jan Svankmajer

22.03.10
Alice, Jan Svankmajer As visually arresting as Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland is, Czech stop-motion ace Jan Svankmajer’s Alice beats Burton’s hands down for the most inventive use of animation to tell the monstrous tale that Lewis Carroll imagined. In this scene, young Alice watches in disbelief as the stuffed rabbit in her room tears itself up from its mount and dons a courtier’s robes. And ...