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January 02, 2008
A “His Dark Materials” Caution… back in 2002
My brother-in-law Derrek just brought something to my attention I'd forgotten. Five years ago, I...
December 12, 2007
Specials: Keillor on the Nativity; Newman on Sex in “The Golden Compass”; Shea on Pullman’s “Idiots”; “Sweeney Todd”
Garrison Keillor on the nativity. Beautiful. (A nod of thanks to Mark Shea for the...
December 08, 2007
This Weekend: What to See?
I've just seen Lars and the Real Girl, a film that I've been trying to...
December 07, 2007
The Kindlings Muse: A conversation about… yeah, you guessed it…
Okay, my apologies to those who are sick of hearing about The Golden Compass. For...
December 05, 2007
The Golden Compass (2007)
Finished with their phenomenal Lord of the Rings trilogy, New Line Cinema needed another series,...
December 04, 2007
Best Day Ever?
Thanks, everybody, for making today, Tuesday, December 4, the busiest day ever at this blog!...
November 30, 2007
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...
November 30, 2007
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...
November 29, 2007
Controversy Aside: Is The Golden Compass a Good Movie?
My review of The Golden Compass will be posted here on opening day. You might...
November 29, 2007
Chattaway’s Email Conversation with “Golden Compass” Author Philip Pullman
Peter T. Chattaway has a new article about The Golden Compass up at CanadianChristianity.com. But...
November 27, 2007
“The Chronicles of Athiesm” — CT Readers Tell Philip Pullman “Leave our kids alone!”
Writer-director Chris Weitz, a self-described "lapsed-Catholic crypto-Buddhist," said in one interview that the film will...
November 26, 2007
The Boston Globe on The Golden Compass
I posted my thoughts about The Golden Compass, the trilogy to which it belongs --...
November 23, 2007
A Fascinating Interview With Philip Pullman From 2000
I linked to this interview when Philip Pullman's book The Amber Spyglass, the concluding chapter in...
November 23, 2007
I suppose this is worth noting. I've been rather astonished as my post about The...
November 20, 2007
The Golden Compass – Christians, Controversy, and Phillip Pullman – A Commentary
¬† And so it begins. The first review of New Line Cinema's The Golden Compass,...
November 07, 2007
My Thoughts on “The Golden Compass”
I've been doing a lot of radio interviews about Auralia's Colors, and questions about Philip...
June 05, 2007
Specials: Cairns and Overstreet Poetry! “Knocked Up.” “All About Adam.” “The Golden Compass.” “Spidey 3.” Helen Mirren. Aronofsky.
Here are a few links I've been saving up this week... Scott Cairns and Anne...
May 22, 2007
Tolkien would not be pleased.
At the beginning of the trailer for The Golden Compass, New Line boasts about its...
February 03, 2007
Flattered to Be Quoted, But…
This CanWest article about The Golden Compass rightly spotlights the crux of the conflict over...
September 08, 2006
Phillip Pullman Makes It Easy
No need to speculate about what Pullman's stories are about when he keeps coming right...
July 19, 2006
What Do Paul Bettany and Nicole Kidman Have Against Christianity?
According to Cinematical, Nicole Kidman and Paul Bettany have joined the cast of Philip Pullman's...
May 07, 2006
Specials: Swinton’s "State of Cinema" speech. Director dumps Pullman project.
SWINTON COMES OUT SWINGING The White Witch speaks! Wow, what a letter. Take the time...
October 17, 2005
Specials: GetReligion on a Republican Conspiracy in Narnia
It's Narnia day at Looking Closer. The first of many to come, I'm sure. Don't...
October 16, 2005
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....
December 08, 2004
Deicide Dumped from Phillip Pullman adaptation
So, Chris Weitz is withdrawing all references to God and the church from his adaptation...
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