Archives for August 26, 2006

Walden Media: Turning Great Books into Terrible Movies?

(This post has been REVISED for the sake of clarification.)When Walden Media came into existence, it promised to focus on bringing high quality, family-friendly entertainment to the screen. And they got off to a great start. Holes was one of the most substantial, intelligent, creative films for young viewers to come along in a while.But since then, with the somewhat-impressive, somewhat-bloated and misguided adaptation of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the lamentable Around the … [Read more...]