Monday, January 21, 2008

Liveblogging "Willie Wonka"

Not really, though I AM enjoying it.

I wonder where Johnny Depp got the idea for his Willie Wonka characterization: a cross between a midwestern drag queen hostess and Eric Idle's "old lady" routine from "The Meaning of Life."

2 comments:

Scott said...

I've heard it said that Michael Jackson was an influence. Dunno how true it is, but there you go. i like the Eric Idle idea, tho. I could see that.

Muffy St. Bernard said...

Yeah, if you threw Michael Jackson into that mix he certainly wouldn't be out of place...

I actually thought the movie got a bit annoying as it went on, but there were several wonderful lines.

"Don't touch that squirrel's nuts! It'll make him crazy!"