Fingertips: This Week’s Moviegoing; Tom McCarthy and “Win Win”; Narnia; L’Engle; Lent; Rob Bell

What movies did I see this week?  … [Read more...]

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)

My review is published at Image's blog, Good Letters. … [Read more...]

Greydanus Reviews “Voyage of the Dawn Treader”

Here's the review of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader that matters most to me: Steven Greydanus' review at The National Catholic Register.Steven knows the books inside and out. He knows good moviemaking when he sees it.His review is far better-written than mine will be. But we arrive at the same conclusion: This is the most enjoyable *movie* in the series and yet it's a confoundingly wrong-headed interpretation of the book.I mean, really... how could anybody … [Read more...]

Let’s go save lost souls!

Dawn Treader: the new trailer... … [Read more...]

Here it is: The trailer for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader!

Have you read The Voyage of the Dawn Treader?If you haven't, the time to do so is now. Because on December 10, the movie will arrive. (Fortunately, it's a quick read.)Want a preview? Well, here it is... … [Read more...]

The Dawn of a New Narnia Film…

Are you ready to hear a bunch of dramatic statements of foreboding from Aslan?I'll post the "Voyage of the Dawn Treader" trailer tomorrow night...  … [Read more...]

Recognize this person?

Go for it. Be the first to correctly identify this actress. … [Read more...]

NarniaWeb posts a Dawn Treader trailer description; fans go crazy

I'm curious: Are you looking forward to The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader? … [Read more...]

N.T. Wright Visits “Planet Narnia” and Really Likes It There

N.T. Wright considers Michael Ward's Planet Narnia: This introduction to a masterpiece is something of a masterpiece in its own right. Lewis’s ghost (whom Lewis envisaged as a possible benign presence around Magdalene College, Cambridge) has reason to be grateful that the crucial discovery was made by someone capable of expounding it with such subtlety and depth. There are tiny blemishes ... but the overall effect is remarkable. Michael Ward has written a book whose “donegality” is the medieval … [Read more...]

Dawn-Treading Where They Shouldn’t?

Let's just be clear. These Narnia movies aren't supposed to be based on the books. They're supposed to be based on the filmmakers' *memories* of the books, which they might not have read since childhood. Because, you know, those memories will be so much better than the books. And who could expect a busy filmmaker to actually read the novel he's adapting? … [Read more...]