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  • Me, I just think it blows. What does it matter if you spend millions on a movie - love the talking, battling bears! - if the effects are cheesy, the story runs off on tangents and after watching the movie fail utterly to be the next Lord of the Rings, you just want to go home. show more

  • Disappoints with its lack of character development and convoluted storytelling. show more

  • Looks magical, seethes with elusive profundities and makes remarkably little sense, though the murkiness makes perfect sense on a shallower level. show more

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  • February 19, 2010 Dave
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    The DVD was great as well as the book

  • January 18, 2010 diegodamnit
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    I liked the movie. The book was beter by far , though. And it is true,that the book, more than the film, makes you think and sort of find the tweaks in the catholic church and everything. Good for teenagers during THOSE years where you ar etrying to discover yourself. We all have to revolt at times.

  • August 04, 2008 MrRocketPhat
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    I thought it was a fantastic movie and can't wait for the next. As one who was raised Catholic and seen all the control and contradiciton imposed by the Christians in general, enjoyed the biting, and quite obvious criticism of the church. I hope this causes more people to question what they are told and whether they believe the hypocrisy they are taught.

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