Want to get sad? Read Gary Kurtz on How Star Wars Lost Its Magic

What if there had been no second Death Star?What if Han Solo had died heroically?What if Luke had walked away like Caine in Kung Fu? … [Read more...]

New York Times considers the marketing of Narnia

from The New York Times: The spiritual character of "Narnia" is being reinforced with the debut on the charts last week of a Christian pop album of music inspired by the film. But prospects for a previously announced secular soundtrack now seem cloudy, executives involved in the process say. Disney executives say that at the very least the CD will be delayed beyond its planned Oct. 25 release.Mitchell Leib, president of music for Disney's Buena Vista film unit, said he still expected to … [Read more...]

Glimpses of the Narnia characters

These WETA collectibles give you a glimpse of the characters we'll be seeing in the upcoming The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Looking good so far. … [Read more...]