The Big Picture

  • Timothée Chalamet shines as Willy Wonka, capturing the character's charm and optimism with his buoyant performance.
  • Director Paul King brings his signature cheeriness to the film, creating a candy-colored world that is a visual delight.
  • While the film has too many storylines and characters, its spirit and optimism, along with Chalamet's fantastic performance, make up for its weaknesses.