Posted 20 hours ago

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory [2015]

ZTS2023's avatar
Shared by
Joined in 2023

About this deal

Joss Williams oversaw the creation of a faux chocolate concoction, taking months to create a non-toxic edible substance with the right consistency. The Dahl estate's subsequent protection of the source material was the main reason that Charlie and the Chocolate Factory had languished in development hell since the 1990s. In Tim Burton's expansive remake, 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' (2005), Freddie Highmore plays Charlie, whilst Johnny Depp takes on the role of Wonka. Elfman and Burton differed on their ideas for the main title music, as Elfman imagined something more dreamy while Burton wanted something energetic.

Individual character flaws cause the other four children to give in to temptation, resulting in their elimination from the tour while Wonka's new employees, the Oompa-Loompas, sing a song of morality after each. Forbes hypothesized that the film's success could be attributed to Depp and Burton being at the height of their popularity in 2005. After the tour, the four eliminated children leave the factory with an exaggerated characteristic or deformity related to their elimination, while Charlie learns that Wonka, now approaching retirement, intended to find a worthy heir. August first read Charlie and the Chocolate Factory when he was eight years old, and subsequently sent Dahl a fan letter. Consumer Products by Snow Commerce, which is soley responsible for the site's content and all aspects of your purchase.million of the opening weekend gross was from 65 IMAX theaters, [120] marking the widest domestic IMAX opening ever at the time. He announces a competition to reveal all the secrets and magic of his factory to five lucky children, who find a golden ticket hidden in one of the chocolate bars. While promoting the film in Japan, Chalamet said, "If you would've told me when I was 12 years old watching the Johnny Depp version of Willy Wonka that I'd get to be here in Tokyo promoting this movie as Willy Wonka, standing next to Hugh Grant, I would've told you you were lying.

Elfman would later cite Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as being one of the most fun projects he had been involved with. According to Metacritic, which calculated a weighted average score of 72 out of 100 from 40 critic reviews, the film received "generally favorable reviews". For items that are dispatched using our standard service, we ask that you wait 14 days from the date of dispatch before reporting any items as undelivered.

For the film's HD DVD release in October 2006, all the behind the scenes featurettes from the two-disc edition were included.

Owen Gleiberman of Entertainment Weekly praised Depp's performance, writing "he maintains the paradox, the mystery, of Willy Wonka: a misanthrope who has little patience for children, who can't even utter the word 'parents' without gagging, yet who invents for those same kids the purest and most luscious candies out of the sugar dream of his imagination. The main tie-in for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory focused on the Willy Wonka Candy Company, a division of Nestlé.In 2020, a cosplayer emulating Depp's portrayal of Willy Wonka went viral on TikTok, with Nylon dubbing him "sexy Willy Wonka". In the United Kingdom, the premiere was held on July 17 at Leicester Square, only ten days after the July 7 London bombings. In April 2002, Martin Scorsese was involved with the film, albeit briefly, but opted to direct The Aviator (2004) instead.

m) deep, and consisted of 192,000 US gallons (730,000 L) of faux chocolate while 30,000 US gallons (110,000 L) of the same material made up the waterfall. During the reunion, Charlie notices newspaper clippings of Wonka's success which Wilbur collected, while Wonka realizes the value of family as he and Wilbur finally reconcile.The Inventing Room utilized scrap from the aeronautic industry, defunct confectionery machinery, and old car parts. The Dahl estate was conflicted about the addition of Wilbur Wonka but ultimately decided to support Burton's vision. He consulted with the film's animal trainer, Mike Alexander, to determine which parts of the sequence would be achievable with live squirrels.

Asda Great Deal

Free UK shipping. 15 day free returns.
Community Updates
*So you can easily identify outgoing links on our site, we've marked them with an "*" symbol. Links on our site are monetised, but this never affects which deals get posted. Find more info in our FAQs and About Us page.
New Comment