June 4, 2010 in Features

Grownup ‘Alice’ must end Red Queen’s reign

Philadelphia Inquirer
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Helena Bonham Carter is shown in a scene from the film “Alice in Wonderland.”Disney
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Coming up

Among upcoming DVD releases (schedule subject to change):

Tuesday: “From Paris With Love,” “Shutter Island”

June 15: “The Book of Eli,” “When in Rome,” “Youth in Revolt”

June 22: “Green Zone,” “The Last Station,” “Remember Me,” “She’s Out of My League,” “Timer”

“Alice in Wonderland”: Alice, now 19, slips into a rabbit hole that takes her to “Underland,” where she must terminate the Red Queen’s reign to save her childhood friends. With Johnny Depp, Mia Wasikowska. (1:48; PG for fantasy action/violence involving scary images and situations, plus a smoking caterpillar) •••

“The Wolfman”: An actor who goes home to investigate the savage death of his brother is bitten by a creature. (1:43; R for bloody horror violence and gore) • 1/2

“Drop Dead Diva: The Complete First Season”: This cable series features a stick-figure model wannabe who dies and is reincarnated as a plus-size attorney. With Brooke Elliott, Margaret Cho. (Not rated)

“Thomas & Friends: The Greatest Stories”: Thomas the Tank Engine is featured in 20 episodes gathered from years of his stories. (Not rated)

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