Chattaway: New Line Marketing “Golden Compass” to Catholics? Plus: Catholic News Service Pretty Much Gives It a “Thumbs Up.”

The controversy over The Golden Compass is becoming so much more interesting than the movie itself.And it turns out that a review of the movie written by Harry Forbes and John Mulderig for the Catholic News Service has been published early.Which begs the question: Why are film reviewers instructed to hold their reviews until opening day? I would assume it's because the studio wants to maximize publicity. But still, when the studio provides me with an opportunity to see the movie early, I … [Read more...]

It’s back: My Original Post on “The Golden Compass” is Up (and Abridged) at CTMovies

Today at Christianity Today Movies, you'll find an abridged version of my original response to questions about The Golden Compass controversy.If you have comments or questions, please email them to me at joverstreet [at] gmail [dot] com. But be advised: I will post those responses either in the "Comments" section of the original post, or in a new post on this blog, and I'll include your name unless you request that I withhold it. … [Read more...]


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