Sunday, December 23, 2007

The Golden Compass, a short review



It was pretty to look at, but the story was softened too much to not frighten children like the book properly did. I give it one thumb up, 6 stars out of 10, a score of 5.5, and a couple approving nods at the uber-cool daemons. Other than that, it's sort of familiar fantasy, with the girl playing Lyra the best (and least overly dramatic) acting in the film. I'll probably pick it up on DVD just because I like Pan that much.

1 comment:

D. Abbamondi said...

I can't believe your up. Anyways, I agree with your assessment. I now remembered that they changed a few other scenes from the book that I really wish had been included. Oh well,....