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  • Alice in Wonderland

    Norman Z. McLeod's 1933 adaptation of the Lewis Carroll classic stars Charlotte Henry as Alice, W.C. Fields as Humpty Dumpty, Cary Grant as the Mock Turtle, and Gary Cooper as the White Knight. more...
  • Alice in Wonderland

    The Disney version (1951) lightens and sweetens Lewis Carroll's tale, but what's really disappointing is the undistinguished animation: the film looks and plays more like the Disney shorts than the Disney features, though the Cheshire Cat (voiced by Sterling Holloway) is a small masterpiece of elusive menace. more...
  • Alice in Wonderland 3D

    Tim Burton has dropped the Mad Hatter's "clean cup" bit from this adaptation of Lewis Carroll, though he does find time for a leaden narrative frame in which Alice, reimagined here as a young woman, is pressured by her family to accept the marriage proposal of a chinless goon. more...
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks

    Live-action stars take a backseat to CGI chipmunks in this uneven family comedy: Alvin, Theodore, and Simon have the only good lines or recognizable emotions, with Jason Lee and David Cross straining to flesh out their cardboard roles. more...
  • Anne of the Indies

    This 1951 feature from Jacques Tourneur may have been meant as a children's adventure, but it attracted the interest of neo-Freudian academic critics for its treatment of "the problematic nature of the fundamental fact of bisexuality." more...
  • A.X.L. (PG)

    A family-friendly sci-fi film about a military-engineered robotic dog who escapes after a training mishap and befriends a young man. Oliver Daly directed. more...
  • Babe (G)

    This 1995 live-action film about a piglet that behaves like a sheepdog is impressive, though I do think it's creepy to be so entertained by a movie in which I can't tell from one moment to the next whether I'm watching a real animal or a fake. more...