Alice (2008)

Director Nick Willing puts a new twist on Lewis Carroll's classic tale in this fantasy mini-series depicting Alice as a 21 year old women who ventures into Wonderland in search of a lost love. Almost immediately after presenting Alice… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 6, 2008
DVD Release Date: December 6, 2009
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Paige Wiser
Chicago Sun-Times

Caterina Scorsone plays Alice with a nice balance of determination, skepticism, and open-mindedness.

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David Hinckley
New York Daily News

Once the situation is explained and we have met most of the major characters, the story becomes increasingly engaging.

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Ramsey Isler
IGN Movies

It's been quite apparent for some time that the folks in Hollywood are out of new ideas and have to rehash the classics, but if you're going to do that, you should at least keep the elements that made the original so great in the first place.

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Tom Shales
Washington Post

In pursuit of political correctness we get an Alice who beats up a knife-toting pirate after first warning him, "Don't even think about it, buddy!"

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Todd VanDerWerff
AV Club

If there's one thing you can count on SyFy for, it's cheesy made-for-TV movies and miniseries events that try to hide that cheese under several layers of affected darkness.

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

More's the pity that it ends up feeling pointless and empty and humorless, for it starts off rather intriguing.

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Robert Bianco
USA Today

You're left with a woman whose main quest is unsuccessful, and a movie that's glum, long and devoid of any sense of wonder.

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Nancy DeWolf Smith
Wall Street Journal

Despite these diversions and whiz-bang special effects, the movie drags at times.

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