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"Lion" Lacks Bite

"The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" **1/2 (out of four): The C.S. Lewis classic is given a reverent but toothless adaptation along the lines of the first “"Harry Potter" film. Let's hope this would-be franchise matures as well as that one.

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“The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe”, the latest attempt to bring C.S. Lewis’ beloved Christian allegory to the screen suffers the same fate as the first Harry Potter adaptation - it’s high on reverence but ironically low on magic.

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I read all of these as a kid, but I have no desire to see it as an adult. I think I read all of them not because I liked them, but because I was a budding OCD patient.

In the preview, the special effects looked chintzy, too.

said Doug Hoffman on December 12, 2005 1:14 AM.
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