Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Beth Accomando on Burton's "Alice"

The images are perversely sumptuous and make the film fun to watch. Yet Burton has lost the ability to tell a story. His penchant for weirdness is clearly on display but weirdness without a good story or compelling characters can get wearisome. He balanced weirdness and good storytelling in films such as “Edward Scissorhands” and “Ed Wood,” but has been less successful since...

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