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As with many adaptations of Lewis Carroll, the characters of the Queen of Hearts and the Red Queen have been combined. Thus her hair is in the shape of a heart. Any resemblance to Mickey Mouse is coincidence. The widow's peak is a common appearance, especially for villainous characters, and also makes her face more heart-shaped. The concept art looks even ...


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According to hairstylist Terry Baliel, the wig for Helena Bonham-Carter was specifically designed to look like a heart. Any resemblance to the shape of Mickey Mouse's head would appear to be a coincidence, and therefore unintentional. Hair: “Helena’s look was hard and structured,” says Baliel. “We wanted the wig to be heart-shaped — we built some mesh ...


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I agree with @OrangeDog that the heart-shaped hair is intended as a reminder that this character is both the Queen of Hearts and the Red Queen. However, it might also be an exaggerated version of the hairstyle found on a famous portrait of Queen Elizabeth I. This is attested to by Valli O'Reilly, an Oscar-winning makeup artist who worked on Alice in ...


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Update: OP has provided a better answer here. While there is no official and accurate word on why does the character Time speak with that particular accent, the actor Sacha Baron Cohen admitted in one of the interviews that the accent is slightly Bavarian. (Though he is not sure!) Quoting from his interview: Q. Sacha, how did you arrive at your accent? ...


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I found an interview with director James Bobin that sheds some light on this: With Time it’s like how he holds himself, his walk, how he sits, you know, it being a thing whereby we’d already had a lot of English accents. And Sacha could do pretty much anything. And we thought time as a concept is a kind of a Swiss idea, like clock makers etcetera. And in ...


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While I haven't seen this particular movie, I am a big fan of the original stories, as well as other media adaptations. I did a full text search of the original two books by Lewis Carroll, 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' and 'Through the Looking-Glass' I searched for both quotes, individual words, and a number of synonyms, and found nothing. My gut ...


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Alice never used "looking glass" to run away from Time, she uses Chronosphere. Looking Glass (mirror), like Rabbit Hole in Alice in Wonderland, is simply a portal between real world and fantasy/imagination. In the movie, Alice Through the Looking Glass, it can be seen many times how Alice steps, falls and switches between real and fantasy world. Well as it ...


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It's just something Cohen and director James Bobin came up with, as Bobin "explains" in this clip: We came up with this idea of this sort-of quasi-German mid-Atlantic voice.


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