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The Lion, the Witch, and the C.S. Lewis

William Booth explains the brouhaha about the Narnia movie, opening  tomorrow, in the Washington Post. His article is called "The Roar Over C.S. Lewis."

The New Yorker critic Anthony Lane reviews the movie in the December 12th issue of the magazine, which is on the newsstands now. About the books on which the film is based, he writes,

Lewis lovers must squabble among themselves. I cannot join the party, having missed out on Narnia as a child. I was busy elsewhere, up to my armpits in hobbits, and starting to ask hard questions about the sexual longevity of elves.


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Anthony Lane is a riot. Are you going to see this one, Susan? I'm hoping the kids don't ask personally and can not wait until the Lewis debates die out.

Kelly, I don't know. I can't say any of the publicity has made me want to go!

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