Willy Wonka

Years ago, I watched Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and thought it was a terrible movie with unnecessary bits and an unpleasantly creepy set of messages and a hypocritical tone and needlessly shoe-horned in father issues and wasted talent in the form of Christopher Lee, which I summarised as ‘You know what, Tim Burton? Fuck you.’

This prompted a friend of mine, who liked the movie to simply tell me to go fuck myself, a rebuttal that really stung because my disliking a movie was seen as a reason to dislike me.

Well, it seems Gene Wilder didn’t enjoy the movie either, and I’m rather glad to hear it.

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