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Re: Chronicles of Narnia
« Reply #105 on: May 16, 2008, 11:50 AM »
I saw Narnia:Prince Caspian. I thought it was good. Not as good as Iron Man. But still an enjoyable movie. Plenty of battle scenes and stuff.  We will have to wait and see how well the movie does. The three part threes from last summer were all released in May and all hit $300 million, so it has a chance. But the one I am looking forward to is Indy.

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Re: Chronicles of Narnia
« Reply #106 on: May 16, 2008, 12:20 PM »
As part of the billion dollar Disney's California Adventure makeover, the Muppet*Vision 3D show will be replaced with a 3D movie based on the Chronicles of Narnia.  See below for the link.

Remember that "Mickey's PhilharMagic" attraction that was supposed to appear where the Muppets are now? The size of the building and the retrofitting cost of it killed that, but what winds up there might please many a Disney fan... and many a C.S. Lewis fan. Yep. That's right. The attraction taking the place of Kermit and Miss Piggy is going to be based on the world of Narnia and it'll be in 3D. The Imagineers are focusing on creating a narrative that wraps the guest in the world of Aslan... it should be pretty nice, I'm just not a fan of wearing glasses for every ride.

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Re: Chronicles of Narnia
« Reply #107 on: May 16, 2008, 03:47 PM »
I think they might have been better off releasing this (Prince Caspian) in December, like the previous Narnia movie.  That one did just fine in that time frame, and the competition isn't nearly as bad that time of year.

December would have worked especially now that Star Trek has been bumped into 2009.  Besides, then all the Christians could hold it up against the new Harry Potter.   :P

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Re: Chronicles of Narnia
« Reply #108 on: May 16, 2008, 11:05 PM »
Saw it tonight with the fam.  Good movie..bad acting...actually Peter Dinklage stole the show as the dwarf Trumpkin.  He gave a great performance.

I don't know what it is about the Narnia flicks...They are entertaining to me, I enjoy them, they are impressive, but tehy just lack a certain energy...I just don't get excited watching them.
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Re: Chronicles of Narnia
« Reply #109 on: May 17, 2008, 01:40 PM »
  Besides, then all the Christians could hold it up against the new Harry Potter.   :P

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I resent that >:(
Not all christians think its bad. The christians who think harry potter is evil shouldn't even let there children watch disney because theres magic in every single classic one. Please don't lump us all into one group.

I'll probably go see it tomorrow afternoon. I have family in town right now, or I would have watched it Friday night.

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Re: Chronicles of Narnia
« Reply #110 on: May 17, 2008, 09:07 PM »
  Besides, then all the Christians could hold it up against the new Harry Potter.   :P

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I resent that >:(



I agree, my famliy enjoys both franchises for what they are, I didn't know you have to like them exclusive of each other...

We went to see Narnia this afternoon.  It was a good movie and I'm glad we caught it on the big screen as oppossed to waiting for DVD.  I did like the first one better, but this one is good.

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Re: Chronicles of Narnia
« Reply #111 on: May 17, 2008, 11:01 PM »
I went and saw it on friday and thought it was a little better then the first film as far as action goes.  I will probably see it again with my family who haven't seen it yet. 

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Re: Chronicles of Narnia
« Reply #112 on: May 18, 2008, 11:53 AM »
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Re: Chronicles of Narnia
« Reply #113 on: May 18, 2008, 06:10 PM »
Saw this yesterday. A fairly decent fantasy-action movie, just didn't get me too excited though. Iron Man is still tops as far as 2008 summer movies go.

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Re: Chronicles of Narnia
« Reply #114 on: May 18, 2008, 06:14 PM »
Prince Caspin makes a great Darth Caedus (Jacen Solo) from Star Wars Legacy Novel Series.

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Re: Chronicles of Narnia
« Reply #115 on: December 30, 2008, 09:26 AM »
I didn't see this mentioned yet:

Disney Ditches Narnia

From the article, it sounds like Disney has pulled the plug on "Voyage of the Dawn Treader".  Its possible that another studio could pick up the franchise, although that hasn't happened yet.  Kind of disappointing, although the recent "Prince Caspian" didn't do nearly the business that "Lion, Witch, and Wardrobe" did.  We finally got a chance to see Caspian when the DVD was released, and although I enjoyed the first one quite a bit more, it was still pretty good.  This is one franchise I think might have been better served leaving it in the winter months, around Christmas, like the first one was.  Studios seem to want to move these movies to the summer for the big blockbuster times, but the competition is getting stiff there, and I think movies like Narnia might be better suited for a holiday release.  Heck, even though all the movies do great regardless of release, I sort of liked the Potter movies that time of year as well.  I don't know why, they just seemed like "winter movies" to me.

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Re: Chronicles of Narnia
« Reply #116 on: December 30, 2008, 01:16 PM »
Per Blue Sky Disney:


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Also, over in Hollywoodland(now known as Hollywood Backlot), the plans for the Muppets redo are still in flux as they decide if they're going forward with the Narnia retheme. The box office numbers were less than what the Mouse expected and it's not known if this or another planned attraction will move into the Muppets old home. Something will go there, but it may not be C.S. Lewis' children's fairytale.

And then this...

Wow, no sooner than I mention that the Narnia makeover of the Muppets building at DCA is in jeopardy we get this news...

Walt Disney Pictures has decided not to pursue its option for the third Narnia film. This doesn't mean it won't happen, but Walden Media will have to find another partner. So the film may still come out, but it won't be a Disney picture.

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Re: Chronicles of Narnia
« Reply #117 on: December 30, 2008, 05:01 PM »
Brian, I think you hit the nail on the head with the lack of success of Prince Caspian, compared to The Lion, The Witch and the Wardobe is because they released it in summer as compared to Christmas.  Way too much competition with the summer blockbusters like Iron Man.
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Re: Chronicles of Narnia
« Reply #118 on: December 30, 2008, 08:01 PM »
Who would have thought that Batman would suck all the air out of the room last summer. No way would Caspian make any money. I guess its all for the best. Those kids are way too old for the roles now.
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