That's not to say that this first visit to a live-action Narnia on screen isn't enjoyable, or promising for the future of what will surely be a successful franchise. But there's not a lot of humor along the way, and the epic struggle between good and evil plays out in battles more impressive than thrilling.
What is lightly sketched in the novel, where much is left to the imagination, blossoms into full-blown, richly detailed life in the movie. show more
The menagerie of mythological beasties in Narnia don't seem quite genuinely, three-dimensionally real. show more