This is not an April Fools Joke, this is real.

Tom and Jerry litirally in the Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory movie. As in its the old Willy Wonka movie, remade in animation with Tom and Jerry shoehorned in.....yeah.

Can I just say it feels so weird seeing these old charcater designs from the Golden Age of Animation in crisp and clear 1080p High Definition?

Samtemdo8:

Tom and Jerry litirally in the Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory movie. As in its the old Willy Wonka movie, remade in animation with Tom and Jerry shoehorned in.....yeah.

Can I just say it feels so weird seeing these old charcater designs from the Golden Age of Animation in crisp and clear 1080p High Definition?

I saw this 2 weeks ago and made me roll my eyes. Gene Wilder passed away almost a year ago and this is just not a good idea. That and there are a few spots the animation looks pretty poor.

"Gene Wilder is spinning so hard in his grave right now that he's digging to the center of the Earth." - a youtube comment

Classic Tom and Jerry is probably the direct inspiration for The Simpson's "Itchy and Scratchy" show. It was quite violent compared to most cartoons these days.
Jerry would smash Tom's head in with a mallet frequently. You'd see him recoil from the hit. Then he'd laugh.
Now-a-days, you either see the violence censored with stars and explosive nonsense or they hit the camera in first-person-view and then you see the victim stumble implying he was hit.

I don't think it ever made anyone violent to see a cartoon get hit. It was slap-stick and it was cartoon. Seems like so many kids decided to have autism and parents told the TV to baby sit them to get life values from cartoons and the networks had to change what they would show on television. As a result, everyone was made worse. Even the highest quality stuff is watered down.

Charlie and the Chocolate factory involves children befalling violent ends in creative ways. Sounds like a good match to Tom & Jerry.

The trailer made it look like that is not the angle they are going for though.

Bedinsis:
Charlie and the Chocolate factory involves children befalling violent ends in creative ways.

Wait, what?

Every one of the children bar Charlie suffers a mishap, but all of them are still alive by the end of the story.

Hawki:

Bedinsis:
Charlie and the Chocolate factory involves children befalling violent ends in creative ways.

Wait, what?

Every one of the children bar Charlie suffers a mishap, but all of them are still alive by the end of the story.

"End" in this context meaning exit of the story. I'm not sure if I'm being honest right now or I'm just trying to cover my behind, but it was a poor word choice on my part.

This shouldn't suprised me, really it shouldn't!

I mean have you read what is the next installment for the Scooby Doo special

Scarim Coral:
This shouldn't suprised me, really it shouldn't!

I mean have you read what is the next installment for the Scooby Doo special

So, Mystery Inc. gets to encounter actual supernatural beings, and the protagonists of Supernatural get to encounter the proverbial Cerberus?

...seems legit.

Reminds me of when I was talking to a friend last night who said "2D animation is dying for a reason, never liked how it looked"

I miss 2D animated movies, and seeing this kind of stuff is... well, a bit heart breaking. I mean, beyond the whole boardroom executive thing, how did they think it's appealing? Sometimes two franchises coming together is great, but never have I thought while watching Charlie and the Chocolate Factory "Golly, sure would be better if I had some Tom and Jerry in this".

... I need to go find some old Tom and Jerry episodes, think I'll watch them for a while.

This is hardly the first fucking shitty Tom and Jerry movie they've done. But really, "Tom and Jerry: Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory"? Why did this even exist as an idea?

Scarim Coral:
This shouldn't suprised me, really it shouldn't!

I mean have you read what is the next installment for the Scooby Doo special

To be fair at least it fits with the theme of Scooby Doo than Scooby Doo meets WWE and KISS :P

Hawki:

Scarim Coral:
This shouldn't suprised me, really it shouldn't!

I mean have you read what is the next installment for the Scooby Doo special

So, Mystery Inc. gets to encounter actual supernatural beings, and the protagonists of Supernatural get to encounter the proverbial Cerberus?

...seems legit.

Scooby Doo and his gang hae faced real supernatural things before:

You're kidding me... this is a REAL product? This exists? They couldn't just let the original with Gene Wilder stand as what is it? Weird and pretty good (saw for Kids.)

WHY Tom and Jerry? I mean, WHY??

That's it I'm done!

(throws up hands and walks away from Planet Earth)

Of all the goddamn... (mutters)

Hawki:

Bedinsis:
Charlie and the Chocolate factory involves children befalling violent ends in creative ways.

Wait, what?

Every one of the children bar Charlie suffers a mishap, but all of them are still alive by the end of the story.

The original film does not show them at all after their mishaps, leaving it open as to what happened (and most of them were things that could potentially be fatal), while the remake explicitly shows their all ok. No idea how the book handled it.

Anti-American Eagle:
"Gene Wilder is spinning so hard in his grave right now that he's digging to the center of the Earth." - a youtube comment

Not to mention Roald Dahl himself, who hated Wilder's take on Willy Wonka - from which this is clearly lifted wholesale.

Why couldn't they just make a loose parody where Tom and Jerry themselves find a golden ticket (and fight over it), instead of just making them act as stowaways in an existing story that would very, very obviously have been better off without them?

I used to love Tom and Jerry, the cartoons that originally were once actually shown in theaters as features, just hilarious. But as time went and they have devolved from over the top cartoon slapstick to a very anti-Tex Avery cartoon. They have become boring, predictable, H.B has taken them to the pits of direct to video bin more times then I think Scooby Doo has been.

Am I surprised, no.... not really, after all Hanna-Barbera just seems just desperate to compete with better animation studios. Sure, Dexter's Lab, P.P girls and Johnny Bravo are remembered fondly. But for every one of those, a ton of low grade animation flood normally out of their studio. It's just part of the course I guess to keep the lights on.

Who cares? It's garbage banking on nostalgia to squeeze more money out of a dead franchise.

Why waste your time and brain thoughts on it

Windknight:

Hawki:

Bedinsis:
Charlie and the Chocolate factory involves children befalling violent ends in creative ways.

Wait, what?

Every one of the children bar Charlie suffers a mishap, but all of them are still alive by the end of the story.

The original film does not show them at all after their mishaps, leaving it open as to what happened (and most of them were things that could potentially be fatal), while the remake explicitly shows their all ok. No idea how the book handled it.

The book shows them leaving the factory, in various states. IIRC, Augustus Gloop is taller and thinner, the bubblegum-eating girl is normal sized but with a purple face, etc. So, marred by the experience, but still alive, and ready for the consolation prize of a lifetime supply of chocolate.

Yeah, this looks pretty bad. Then again, Tom & Jerry hasn't been exactly good in about a decade. The fact that they're still able to shell out this shit is just sad, mostly because it makes me want them to stop making Tom & Jerry altogether.

That animation just looks weird.

Do the kids even like Tom and Jerry anymore? And I say that as one of the youngest guys on here.

Scarim Coral:
This shouldn't suprised me, really it shouldn't!

I mean have you read what is the next installment for the Scooby Doo special

Sam and Dean Winchester looked weird enough in the Supernatural anime.
Seeing them sketched out in the traditional Hanna-Barbera style just makes my spleen rupture.

Samtemdo8:

Scarim Coral:
This shouldn't suprised me, really it shouldn't!

I mean have you read what is the next installment for the Scooby Doo special

To be fair at least it fits with the theme of Scooby Doo than Scooby Doo meets WWE and KISS :P

Hawki:

Scarim Coral:
This shouldn't suprised me, really it shouldn't!

I mean have you read what is the next installment for the Scooby Doo special

So, Mystery Inc. gets to encounter actual supernatural beings, and the protagonists of Supernatural get to encounter the proverbial Cerberus?

...seems legit.

Scooby Doo and his gang hae faced real supernatural things before:

Zombie and the Witch's Ghost are awesome.

...Freaking seriously? I'm getting sick of HB (for lack of a better term) whoring out their characters with endless straight-to-DVD fare.

Bedinsis:
Charlie and the Chocolate factory involves children befalling violent ends in creative ways. Sounds like a good match to Tom & Jerry.

No kidding. Especially considering the original draft apparently had the other kids dying in horrific manners ranging from being burned from the inside out to being ground into powder.

...You get the sense that Roald Dahl really did not like children, did he?

i didnt think tom and jerry still were being made.. i honestly thought the company went belly up 40-50 years ago

My god ..... w-why. No, i'm not even trying to joke around. What is this? Why are they taking my childhood, beloved characters and throwing them into an animated version of a very old movie people have seen millions of times? Nothing was funny, it did not have the witty comedy / action the old cartoon had, and it just ....... it felt so pointless. I'm cringing so hard right now you don't even know.

Samtemdo8:

Scarim Coral:
This shouldn't suprised me, really it shouldn't!

I mean have you read what is the next installment for the Scooby Doo special

To be fair at least it fits with the theme of Scooby Doo than Scooby Doo meets WWE and KISS :P

Hawki:

Scarim Coral:
This shouldn't suprised me, really it shouldn't!

I mean have you read what is the next installment for the Scooby Doo special

So, Mystery Inc. gets to encounter actual supernatural beings, and the protagonists of Supernatural get to encounter the proverbial Cerberus?

...seems legit.

Scooby Doo and his gang hae faced real supernatural things before:

The series Scooby Doo: Mystery Incorporated had them facing actual supernatural beings. It also had a teenager getting executed with a machine gun, which might be one of the darkest things done across the entire franchise.

The animation looks pretty poor and their faces are truly terrifying =/
Still tho, it's a new tom and jerry so I'll probably see it.

I have the feeling the chicken being beheaded will be cut
but if they added it in as a slap-stick tom and jerry moment that would be cool.

Wakey87:
The animation looks pretty poor and their faces are truly terrifying =/
Still tho, it's a new tom and jerry so I'll probably see it.

I have the feeling the chicken being beheaded will be cut
but if they added it in as a slap-stick tom and jerry moment that would be cool.

Probably because we are seeing such an old art style in Hi Definition

Samtemdo8:

Wakey87:
The animation looks pretty poor and their faces are truly terrifying =/
Still tho, it's a new tom and jerry so I'll probably see it.

I have the feeling the chicken being beheaded will be cut
but if they added it in as a slap-stick tom and jerry moment that would be cool.

Probably because we are seeing such an old art style in Hi Definition

Not really. Its more like they didn't do a great job with the animation in some areas, not because of HD.

Looks like everyone crying about poor Gene Wilder already forgot about the one they did they Jonny Depp lul

that looks like someone made a animted movie and then just copy pasted tom and jerry in it.

Good thing i decided to give up on Tom & Jerry. Otherwise these half-baked, pointless reboots might have anger me.

RiseOfTheWhiteWolf:
Looks like everyone crying about poor Gene Wilder already forgot about the one they did they Jonny Depp lul

I liked that one, some stuff the newer one did better,some stuff the older one did better. They are two separate takes on the same idea, shoot at least the new version didn't butcher the moral and actually understood what the hell a 'scary' tunnel actually refereed to in context of the book.IIRC the songs in the later movie were also somewhat closer to the style of songs in the books (Not music wise,but lyric wise).

 

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