Skip to main content
  1. AXS Entertainment
  2. Arts & Entertainment
  3. Movies

Tasty Tuesday: 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory' (1971)

See also

If you enjoy cooking or just eating, then Tasty Tuesday will be your new favorite movie feature. Each Tuesday, I pick a film that has something to do with food. Sounds delicious doesn't it? To kick off this new event, "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" is the first pick. A movie that many of us as kids grew up with.

A film about a poor boy named Charlie Bucket, that gets the dream of a lifetime, a tour of Willy Wonka's factory! Charlie is different than the other children, he has a big heart! The film is a real treat because of Gene Wilder's exceptional performance as Wonka, it's a performance that is hard to beat. Charlie was played by Peter Ostrum, and Mel Stuart had directed the movie.

"Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory," is a film that will make you crave for chocolate and other sugary treats. It's based off of the beloved classic by Roald Dahl. So the 1971 film, "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory," is the first pick for Tasty Tuesday. It's a pick that the whole family can enjoy. You can pair this movie with your favorite candy bars!

If you're looking for a copy check your local video store or Amazon has a 24 hr rental for $1.99!

Advertisement

Today's top buzz...

  • Weird Al
    'Weird Al' Yankovic gains his first number one album with 'Mandatory Fun'
    Music Buzz
  • LeBron James
    Frank Caliendo channels Morgan Freeman when reading LeBron James' letter
    Video
    NBA Buzz
  • NFL jerseys
    New York Giants and Jets fail to breach NFL's top 25 in jersey sales
    NFL Buzz
  • Slash
    Slash and The Conspirators crush it at Hard Rock, AP Awards
    Camera
    20 Photos
  • Monks of Mellonwah
    Exclusive interview: Monks of Mellonwah talk music, touring and more
    Camera
    9 Photos
  • Bad Company
    Bad Company and Lynyrd Skynyrd deliver a double dose of hits at the Blossom Music Center
    Camera
    20 Photos