Alice (2008)

Alice

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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 (Catarina Scorsone) with an ornate family ring, handsome Jack Chase (Philip Winchester) is abducted by a pair of hulking brutes. Approached by a well-dressed man named White Rabbit (Alan Gray) who claims to know Jack's whereabouts, Alice follows the bearded … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By:
Written By: Nick Willing
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 6, 2009
Runtime:
LionsGate Entertainment

Cast


as Alice Hamilton

as Queen of Hearts

as Jack Chase

as White Rabbit

as King of Hearts

as White Knight

as Mad March

as 10 of Clubs

as Caterpillar

as 9 of Clubs

as Carpenter

as Ratcatcher

as Doctors Dee and Dum
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Critic Reviews for Alice

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (7)

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

Full Review… | March 8, 2013
Chicago Sun-Times
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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!"

Full Review… | March 8, 2013
Washington Post
Top Critic

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.

Full Review… | March 8, 2013
USA Today
Top Critic

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

Full Review… | March 8, 2013
New York Daily News
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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.

Full Review… | March 8, 2013
AV Club
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Despite these diversions and whiz-bang special effects, the movie drags at times.

Full Review… | March 8, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Alice

Although there are a few clever re-inventions, for the most part the premise is just silly. And not in the fun, Lewis Carroll off-kilter wack-ado way; it's silly in an embarrassing, childish way. The plot seems all the worse because of the sub-par acting; or in the case of Bates and Curry, the atrocious over-acting. Matt Frewer is perhaps the best casted, but his storyline is also the most pointless to the overall plot.

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