See the trailer for new ’Narnia‘ film
The first trailer for the new ’Narnia‘ film has been released, and it looks...OK
Everyone loves a grandiose, effects-laden fantasy epic (preferably based on a children’s book that freethinking adults can also enjoy), and with the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy now little more than a faded memory and the ‘Harry Potter’ films set to come to an end, we must ask: who’s next in line for the fantasy franchise crown?
In 2005 we saw the first major contender, the spirited, but lacklustre ‘The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe ’. This year we’ve been offered another so-so effort in the form of Chris Weitz’s take on Phillip Pullman’s ‘His Dark Materials’ novels, entitled ‘The Golden Compass ’.
Come next May, the Narnia boys are offering up the sequel to the original C.S. Lewis adaptation: ‘The Chronicles of Narina: Prince Caspian'.
It’s a personal rule of mine to never be excited about a film whose trailer contains the line ‘This Summer’, and this is no exception. It’s your usual gubbins about moving trees, magic Underground trains and sprawling battle scenes which will really have to work hard if it wants to rise above its myriad competitors.
See for yourself here.
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