Willy Wonka

Willy Wonka

Willy Wonka

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Jan. 1 2006 1:44 PM

Willy Wonka

'We just watched Tim Burton's remake, "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory".

Don't get me wrong: it's a fun movie, and I do like Johnny Depp. But.

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Gene Wilder is a god.

That's all I'll say about that.

In other news, after months of hounding by friends and BA readers, I finally picked up the DVDs for the science fiction show "Firefly".

Golram! It rocks! That was one of the best series in any genre I have ever seen. When the pilot for a show blows you away, you know you're onto something: the pilots usually stink. The cast, the writing, the direction... it was all gold. We're anxiously waiting to get the movie "Serenity" from Netflix.'