Then came Cabin Boy. Then Planet of the Apes. Then Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Dismal remakes and films that relied more on style than substance. Where were the sweetly strange moments of romance, the bizarre yet laugh-out-loud humor, the truly unique gothic touches? Even though he continues to forge full speed ahead, with three new projects in the works including a re-imagining of Alice in Wonderland, Burton seems to have run out of imagination. He has even started stealing from himself:
Look familiar? In ENG 101, we call that plaigarism. In the entertainment world, it's just boring.