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2008-09-10 03:00:14

When I say, "golden ticket," what words pop into your mind? Willy Wonka? Chocolate? Gene Wilder? Johnny Depp? Charlie Bucket? Maybe even Jack Albertson? Or perhaps it's Roald Dahl? Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory is a 1971 motion picture based on the 1964 novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, written by Dahl.

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2005-07-15 18:15:00

A big studio film that really works. A remake that improves on the original. Hollywood is truly in fantasy land with "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," Tim Burton's wildly imaginative take on Roald Dahl's beloved children's book.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.