Retro

Brace Yourselves: They're Remaking Willy Wonka Again

Yes, it's been 13 short years since Hollywood remade Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, so that must mean it's time for another try.The original film based on the Roald Dahl novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is considered a classic children's film, and the late Gene Wilder's performance as the quirky chocolate maker is remembered as the best role of his career.ParamountOf course, if you grew up watching the original movie, you probably have some strong feelings about the 2005 remake starring Johnny Depp as the famous chocolateer.Warner BrothersWhether you liked the re-imagining, or think the original

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10 Blunders You Probably Missed In 'Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory'

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory was a daring endeavor for the 70s. This film was super low budget even for its time. It was created with a $3 million budget, which happened to be funded by Quaker Oats for their own marketing scheme. There are many things you may not have noticed, like how the movie was shot in Germany. Here are some mistakes you may have missed. 10. Charlie's family was basically starving ... but they owned a TV. Oh, and they could also afford electricity and wool for knitting. Wimp9. How Violet came to beIf you're always amazed by

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15 Wonka Treats We All Wish Weren't Just Pure Imagination

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is one of the greatest movies ever made. Gene Wilder's version of Willy Wonka is by far the definitive performance of the character, and one of the best of his entire career. Paramount PicturesThe movie is one of those classics that has remained a favorite for decades, but it's not only because the acting is so good. The set decoration in this movie is beyond incredible. Everything is supposed to be edible inside the factory, and they were able to make it all look so appetizing. Which of the treats looks like it would

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What Do All The Kids From Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory Look Like Now?

We all watched Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory when we were kids and dreamed about opening up our chocolate bars to find a golden ticket. We all wished that some eccentric candy man would give us the keys to a factory that made the most wonderful things.Unfortunately it never happened for us, but it's probably for the best, as most of us would have fallen into the traps long before we made it to the end. The kids who did get to go to the Wonka factory were such a big part of our childhoods it's normal to be