Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Dir. Mel Stuart (1971).
A boy wins a tour of a mysterious chocolate factory and finds himself in the power of a magician in this good-looking musical fantasy based on a novel by Roald Dahl. Gene Wilder gives the best and most controlled performance of his career as the eccentric candymaker. The music is forgettable, but there are some first-rate moments.
Sat., Feb. 27, midnight; Sun., Feb. 28, midnight, 2010
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