DVD Movie Review: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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DVD Movie Review: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Roald Dahl, Tim Burton, Johnny Depp... an immense collection of talent.

DVD Review: Charlie and the Chocolate FactorySynopsis:
Acclaimed director Tim Burton brings his vividly imaginative style to the beloved Roald Dahl classic Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, about eccentric chocolatier Willy Wonka (Johnny Depp) and Charlie, a good-hearted boy from a poor family who lives in the shadow of Wonka's extraordinary factory.

Long isolated from his own family, Wonka launches a worldwide contest to select an heir to his candy empire. Five lucky children, including Charlie, draw golden tickets from Wonka chocolate bars and win a guided tour of the legendary candy-making facility that no outsider has seen in 15 years. Dazzled by one amazing sight after another, Charlie is drawn into Wonka's fantastic world in this astonishing and enduring story.

Cast: Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, David Kelly,Helena Bonham Carter. / Director: Tim Burton

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Pictures and Wallpapers:

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Prices and where to buy it:
You can buy Charlie and the Chocolate Factory DVD at Amazon.com

Critic Quotes and Reviews:
"Wondrous. You've never seen anything like this before." --A.O. Scott/New York Times.
"A feast for the eyes and the imagination." -Leonard Maltin/Entertainment Tonight
"A delicious treat for the entire family." - Francine Brokaw/LA Family Magazine
"Destined to become a family movie classic!" -Clay Smith/Access Hollywood
"Two thumbs up." -Ebert & Roeper
"Tim Burton's visual imagination fills the movie with remarkable sights."-Roger Ebert/Ebert & Roeper
"The year's hippest family fantasy!" -Thelma Adams/US Weekly

DVD Information:
Format: DVD, Original Aspect Ratio - 1.85
Genre: Children / Family / Adventure / Remake / Fantasy / Classics
Runtime: 115 minutes.
Screen Aspect: Original Aspect Ratio - 1.85 Widescreen [16:9 Transfer]
Sound Quality: Dolby Surround 5.1: English, Spanish and French
Subtitles: English, Spanish and French
Media Quantity: 1 DVD or 2 DVD (Deluxe Edition)
Packaging Type: Ammary Case

Other Information and Links:
Studio: Warner Bros.
Theatrical Release Date: 07/15/2005
DVD Release Date: 11/08/2005
Soundtrack / Song Theme:
Movie Trailer / Preview: Charlie and The Chocolate Factory Trailer (Warner Bros.)
Book: -

Additional DVD Material (Deluxe Edition only):

  • Biographies - The Fantastic Mr. Dahl: Learn about Dahl's life story and extraordinary body of work.
  • Documentaries - Attack of the Squirrels: See how they trained live squirrels to perform in the film.
  • Featurette - Making-Of Featurettes
  • Other - Becoming Oomp-Loompa: See how one actor, Deep Roy, was turned into a multi-talented army of Oompa's.
  • Interactive Features: Challenges - 4 SCRUMPTIOUS Challenges for kids to play! Oompa-Loompa Dance Machine, The Inventing Machine, The Bad Nut, Search For the Golden Ticket

Official Information:
DEAR PEOPLE OF THE WORLD…
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
MAKES ITS SWEET ARRIVAL ON DVD
NOVEMBER 8 FROM WARNER HOME VIDEO
The $205 Million box office smash from director Tim Burton starring two time Academy Award® Nominee Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka

Based on Roald Dahl's Beloved Classic Novel

Available on a 2-disc Deluxe Edition loaded with scrumptious special features including five making-of featurettes, and exclusive limited edition trading cards!

Burbank , CA , September 7, 2005 – Come and enjoy a tour of the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world when Charlie and the Chocolate Factory arrives on DVD and video on November 8from Warner Home Video. Based on the beloved, classic novel by Roald Dahl, the DVD is a must-own family fantasy, perfect for children of all ages! Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Tim Burton ( Big Fish , Planet of the Apes, Batman Returns, Edward Scissorhands, Batman, Beetlejuice ), this visually spectacular masterpiece stars two time Academy Award® nominee Johnny Depp (Finding Neverland, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Edward Scissorhands), Freddie Highmore (Finding Neverland, 5 Children and It) and Helena Bonham Carter (Big Fish, Planet of the Apes). Available in a 2-disc Deluxe Edition with delectable special features including five making-of featurettes, menu challenges and a pack of five exclusive limited edition trading cards!


 

 

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