Genre Grandeur – Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) – Digital Shortbread


Hey everyone, I’m featured once again over on MovieRob for September’s Genre Grandeur (favorite ’70s movies). Come check out my thoughts on Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory!


1970gg For this month’s first review for Genre Grandeur – Movies of the 70’s, here’s a review of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) by Tom of Digital Shortbread.

Thanks again to Sherise of The Girl That Loved to Review. for choosing this month’s genre.

Next month’s Genre has been chosen by me.

In honor of the month when Marty McFly came to visit us here in 2015, I have decided that we will be reviewing our favorite movies featuring time travel.

Please get me your submissions by the 25th of October by sending them to  Try to think out of the box! Let’s see what Tom thought of this movie:



Number of times seen: dozens, though the most recent watch was probably about 10 years ago now


Brief Synopsis: A poor boy wins the opportunity to tour the most eccentric and wonderful candy factory…

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13 thoughts on “Genre Grandeur – Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) – Digital Shortbread

    • Ah yeah, I remember reading that post, which was fantastic btw. The Golden Ticket is a classic. Also, the Wonka boat (and even the Oompa-Loompas!!!) was intriguing.

      Love this film. It’s actually been forever since I’ve seen it but it’s one I remember so well


    • Cheers Mr Fletcher, I agree. Gene Wilder an absolute delight in this. Damn me for being so slow to getting around to some of his other stuff. I’d love to see him outside of his iconic candy man personality

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