Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is one of the most well-represented movies in pop culture art. The reason being it’s such a vibrant, wide-ranging movie, it offers almost innumerable visual interpretations. One such example is this new one by Tom Whalen, which is chock-full of detail and eye-popping brightness.
Max Dalton’s art isn’t flashy. It’s simple and clean, which allows for the complex subjects he chooses or unique mediums he uses to really shine through. That’s been the case for years, and his latest show definitely continues the trend.
This week, Tom and Jerry: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (that movie you had to be convinced actually exists) was released on digital video. On the day of the original film’s anniversary, you might be asking: How the hell do a fighting cat and mouse fit into Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory? I can tell you…
Even before it became crucial to The Force Awakens, the lightsaber passed from Anakin to Luke Skywalker, though Obi-Wan Kenobi, was the iconic weapon in the Star Wars series. And later this month, one of the screen-used props from the first two films is going up for auction.
Hundreds of bats fly to Batman’s aid as he valiantly tries to save his love from a deadly poison. The two escape in a rooftop Batmobile car chase and the rest is history. This moment from Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins is a moment I never want to forget. And now, thanks to a new art show, I’ll never have to.
But it’s not what you think. Tom is not Willy Wonka and Jerry is not Charlie. This is straight-up the original Willy Wonka movie, totally remade—just with Tom and Jerry HANGING AROUND TOO.
David Heyman, the producer of the Harry Potter film series—including upcoming spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them—has a new fantasy franchise in his sights. Warner Bros. has just secured the rights to all things Willy Wonka from Roald Dahl’s estate, and is teaming with Heyman to make a prequel about the…
Now that the mouse is converting big chunks of Disneyland and Disney World to ever-profitable Star Wars attractions, the theme park arms race is at all an all-time high. But who wants to drink blue milk at a Star Wars-themed cantina when Universal Studios is building Willy Wonka’s freakin’ Chocolate Factory.
It’s Screenwriting 101. When you’re taking a beloved character, who’s lasted decades or even centuries with a simple, streamlined origin, the first thing you do is add something terrible to his or her childhood. Because why would you ever want to preserve the character’s classic simplicity?
There is a storm waging on the internet, and at the center of that storm is one Grandpa Joe. A select number of people on the internet are trying to get us all to Say No To Grandpa Joe. Just hear them out.
Even after crossing the Styx, Apple co-founder and organic chocolate aficionado Steve Jobs keeps surprising us with the most amazing ideas. Get a load of this: Steve wanted to be Willy Wonka. Like, become him for real, for a day. No joke.
Whether it's homage or insanity, the best way to skate over tons of movie backstory is with newspaper clippings, on a wall. We've collected the best and the worst of this cliché, so you can decide: worthless, or worth it?
We're over the moon with the news that genre movie legend Christopher Lee has been Knighted. The 87-year-old, and world's greatest Dracula, has appeared in over 250 films stretching over 61 years. Congratulations. [USA Today]
A juicy virtual steak convinces Cypher to betray Morpheus, Trinity and Neo in maybe the most famous non-bullet-y scene from The Matrix. When you start paying attention, you notice how important food is in science fiction, whether it's dehydrated Pizza Hut, orgasm inducing desserts or fish biscuits. Even condiments get…