Bec in Wonderland

I took in ACMI's Wonderland exhibit. It had inklings of a classic Sherlock Holmes-like escape room vibe, but that receded. What replaced it was a journey. There were rooms featuring original illustrations, footage from the oldest filmed versions of Alice in Wonderland. There were rooms for Charles Lutwidge Dodgson ephemera, as well as for magic … Continue reading Bec in Wonderland

Lost in Wonder

Stories about the human condition, masquerading as something else - it's good stuff.  Like how Alice in Wonderland is a fantasy adventure, but also a discussion of logic and how language, society and class systems corrode meaning, as much as they provides structure. Any cinematic version will play on the gorgeous visual absurdity of the … Continue reading Lost in Wonder