We begin by taking a look at some of the more well-known adaptations of Alice in Wonderland over the years (in chronological order):
This is the classic version most everyone’s seen, and it’s also one of my all-time favorites. Okay, yes, I’m a self-professed Disney geek, but STILL … this is still one of the best adaptations around. Here’s the original 1951 trailer:
I have vague memories of watching this version on TV as a kid, but I honestly don’t remember the specifics. Still, you can watch it online. Here’s the first part:
This more recent TV adaptation features an outstanding, all-star cast — including Martin Short, Whoopi Goldberg and Eric Idle. Here is the teaser:
I watched this adaptation when it came out in December, and generally liked the futuristic, sci-fi twist on Lewis Carroll’s story. Alice feels a bit self-righteous at times, and some of the concepts are a bit bizarre, but it’s general Wonderland fun and Hatter is totally worth the view experience. Here’s the SyFy Channel promo:
Of course, this is why we’re celebrating Alice in Wonderland this week. Take a look at the trailer for the new movie:
For the comments: What are your favorite Alice in Wonderland adaptations?