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It’s no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

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    Narnia!

    I went with some friends last night to see Narnia... it was AMAZING!

    I had never read any of the books but absolutly loved the movies. I suggest going to see it if your into it or have some little kids that read the books!

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    I saw the commercial and a metric ton of bits and pieces of memories came flooding back. I couldn't remember from what.
    It took me a few hours before I stood up and shouted 'I got it!!! The lion,the witch, and the Wardrobe!!"
    Out of the night that covers me,Black as the Pit from pole to pole,I thank whatever gods may be for my unconquerable soul. In The fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the bludgeonings of chance my head is bloody, but unbowed. Beyond this place of wrath and tears looms but the horror of the shade And yet the menace of the years finds, and shall find, me unafraid. It matters not how strait the gate how charged with punishments the scroll,I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.
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    ive seen a few renditions of this book in the form of a musical/play.. i really want to see this

    i liked the written version a lot

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    So does it compare to LotR?

    WETA did the f/x for it.

    They had one teaser earlier this year and that was it. I might go see it this week.
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    Very good adaptation. Very thorough with few changes.

    As for how does it stand up to LoTR... well, it's more faithful to its book origin. The special effects aren't as smooth but they're certainly not bad.

    I think how it stands up will come down to who you enjoyed more... Lewis or Tolkien.
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    supposedly they're doing all 7 books.

    That'd be neato.
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    That depends on how well this movie does... and truthfully I always thought The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe was the best of the series
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    It was ok, not amazing.

    It seemed to lack the magic of the bbc version, and that was done on much smaller scale.
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    I heard it was a good watch, but I won't be able to see it until the weekend likely.

    I'll probably see K-Kong first though.
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    I loved the movie. Can't remember the books at all, as I read a little while ago to say the least. I'd put it on the same level as LotR though the audience for each of them is a little different. The Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe is a little more childish, though I imagine the special effect and some moments in the movie would scare little kids.
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    The special effects look dodgy, like something from the 70s

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    ... oh, come ON. They're not as smooth as the effects in LoTR by any means but when was the last time you watched a fantasy movie from the 80s (Dragonslayer, for instance) let alone the 70s?

    There's no competition between the special effects.

    And Dragonslayer's special effects (especially for the dragon itself) were highly regarded as the GREATEST in a movie at the time.
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    i saw the movie yesterday and while i've never read the books I came out of the theatre pretty happy. I thought it was a great movie!

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    Edit: Oh and i thought the special effects were pretty damn good. Maybe not as good as LOTR, but better than anything else that i can think of.
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    Saw it last night.

    I don't know about you but the incongruity of a wolf talking in an American accent in an almost entirely British movie seemed a little jarring to me.

    It's no LotR, and I'd be surprised if they manage to make the other six books. One of the centaurs looked like The Rock when viewed in profile. 0.o

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    Yeah Its like people who wet them selves on how good the Gladiator was...but australian dialects did not exist when Rome was an empire....so...sorta like watching a cartoon.
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    The movie was enjoyable. I wasn't obsessing over any one accent, though.

    People actually get turned off of a movie over a small thing like a misplaced accent?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rock
    Yeah Its like people who wet them selves on how good the Gladiator was...but australian dialects did not exist when Rome was an empire....so...sorta like watching a cartoon.
    ahahahaha so you'd prefer them to speak in Latin!?

    "HAIL Caesar morriteru te salutant!" ('Heil caesar, we who shall die salute you' ~ my latin is pretty rusty)

    ANY other LANGUAGE they had is wrong.
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    "Ave Caesar! Morituri te salutant".

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    meeh, close enough! 4 years since I last studied latin

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shao-LiN
    The movie was enjoyable. I wasn't obsessing over any one accent, though.

    People actually get turned off of a movie over a small thing like a misplaced accent?
    Suspension of disbelief is a big thing, seriously.

    I was half expecting that wolf to slip into a Brooklyn accent.

    "Ya talkin' to me?!?"

    That kind of accent.

    When every other character is speaking in a British accent, it was jarring.

    Oh, yes, the lion Aslan. Sorry, but Gandalf you're not.
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    The problem with the movie is:

    1) childhood fantasy role playing - Peter and his sword as an example. I have a sword, therefore I am. I mean, for kids, it's great, but the adults in the theater snickered everytime he had his sword in hand (myself included).

    2) Aslan as an underdeveloped character - enough said. The book really develops his character, the movie doensn't.

    The movie was a good 6.5/10. Could have been much better, but it was still okay. Very faithful to the book.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bruise Brubaker
    "Ave Caesar! Morituri te salutant".
    actually, it's

    nos morituri, te salutamus
    Wovon man nicht sprechen kann, darüber muß man Schweigen.

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    "nos morituri, te salutamus" is "we who are going to die, salute you".
    "morituri te salutant" is "those who are going to die salute you".

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    The Chronic of Narnia

    First awesome SNL thing I've seen in a while.

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    the movie was slow, but entertaining.

    this lady leaving the theater was very upset that a movie made "for children" gave them weapons and made them fight a war. people never cease to amaze me.
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