Movies: Pan's Labyrinth & Alice's Wonderland

(Wiki) The movie opens with a fairy tale. A young girl named Ofelia, lies on the ground bleeding, while the narration explains that long ago, Princess Moanna of the Underground Realm, curious about the world above, escaped to the Earth, where the sun blinded her and, forgetting her past, she weakened and died. Nonetheless, her father retains hope that her spirit will eventually return to him.

Never before have I known a movie with creepier characters! Look at these freaks!

With a cast of praying mantis looking bugs that evolve into fairies, fauns burdened with magical books, roots that pray to be humans, and rebels and soldiers battling for what they believe in, you are damn sure going to be entertained by this very dark, very bloody, fairy tale.

Though a mixture of happiness and sadness, and the dreaded Spanish language, I did like this movie. Wanted to smack the girl around a little bit. Don't eat the food he says. Your life is in your hands he says. What does she do? Grabs the first grape she sees. And who pays the price. The freaky little bug fairies. Got their heads munched off by the freaky eye-balled-palms dude. *cringe*

19-year-old Alice returns to the whimsical world she first encountered as a young girl, reuniting with her childhood friends: the White Rabbit, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Dormouse, the Caterpillar, the Cheshire Cat, and of course, the Mad Hatter. Alice embarks on a fantastical journey to find her true destiny and end the Red Queen's reign of terror.

Really enjoyed the new Alice in Underland. Needed a prince though. The tension between she and Hatter wasn't enough. Loved Hare though with his 'chopchopchop' and 'have some tea'!

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