Is It Just Me Or Is Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Better Than Willy Wonka?

TF: Roald Dahl hated Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory, but for some reason everyone else loved it. A teatime favourite in living rooms countrywide, Mel Stuart’s 1971 fantasy is regarded as an untouchable classic.

So when Tim Burton announced that he was going to make Charlie And The Chocolate Factory in 2005, retaining the original title of Dahl’s book and attempting a more faithful adaptation, a generation rolled their eyes, turned their backs and sharpened their pencils.

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blackmanone1178d ago (Edited 1178d ago )

It's just you. To most people the remake was a travesty. Not saying all remakes are bad, but usually, in times like this, it's a money grab which cares little for the source material. They're so concerned with getting the scenes right they forget about the message the originals had. This is one of them.

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ironfist921177d ago

The remake is more faithful to the book, from what ive been told