Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Archbishop Charles Chaput on The Golden Compass

When the first Harry Potter movie arrived in theaters several years ago, many Catholic families had divided views about the film. Some enjoyed it as an innocent and intriguing fantasy. Others avoided it because of its emphasis on magic. But the screen adaptation of Philip Pullman's book, "The Golden Compass," which opened in Denver on Dec. 7, will likely produce far more agreement. No matter how one looks at it, "The Golden Compass" is a bad film. There's just no nicer way to say it.


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2 comments:

Esther said...

...and I really trust this Archbishop's opinion. Mahalo for posting this.

Ana Braga-Henebry said...

http://insightscoop.typepad.com/2004/2007/12/archbishop-raym.html

Another good source for current info on this film.