Specials: Phillip Pullman Attacks Narnia, Again. March of the Value-less Penguins

Today's specials: Once again, ladies and gentlemen, the author of The Golden Compass attacks C.S. Lewis's The Chronicles of Narnia as "racist" and "misogynistic." If you think Pullman's accusations are interesting, wait until you read the comments following the article. UPDATE: Neb's comment in reply to this post was so good, I'll include it here in the post: Pullman amazes me yet again with his abundance of sour grapes. I've read the Narnia chronicles, and I've read the "His Dark … [Read more...]

Grizzly Man, March of the Penguins, Duma (2005) – A Guest Review by J. Robert Parks

J. Robert Parks weighs in again, this time on three beastly films: It's a summer for penguins at the movie theater. The documentary March of the Penguins has become one of the biggest arthouse hits in recent years, so much so that its studio is rolling it out into almost 2000 theaters this weekend, hoping to push it into blockbuster territory. Furthermore, almost every other day someone stops me on the street and asks me if I've seen the film and what I think about it. I respond that I like … [Read more...]


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