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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) Part 5: He’s a Beaver! He Shouldn’t Be Saying Anything!

I might have been exaggerating for dramatic effect when I said we were leaving behind the most consistently great part of the movie with the last post in this series. The scene of the Pevensies discovering that Tumnus’s house has … Continue reading

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) Part 4: If You Think About It Logically

Peter and Susan stop in their tracks as they find Lucy hugging the professor (Jim Broadbent) and sobbing into his stomach. An angry Mrs. Macready appears. (“You children are one shenanigan shy of sleeping in the stable!”) The professor calms … Continue reading

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) Part 3: Don’t Want to Ruin Your Appetite

Lucy bursts out of the wardrobe, not noticing in her haste that it’s still raining outside and Peter, whom you’ll remember was “it” in hide and seek, can be heard finishing counting to one hundred. “It’s all right!” she calls … Continue reading

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) Part 2: An Awfully Big Wardrobe

When we last left our heroes, they were eagerly anticipating exploring the grounds of their temporary home the next day. We cut from that to Lucy staring out the window at the thickly falling rain. Ironic changes of scene aren’t … Continue reading

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) Part 1: We Have to Stick Together Now

This is going to be my longest, most ambitious series on this blog yet. For the first time since I tackled the 2009 A Christmas Carol, I am going to be analyzing a particular movie adaptation scene by scene and … Continue reading

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