"Prince Caspian": A Return to Narnia 

Much is always made about the religious themes at work in C.S. Lewis' Chronicles of Narnia series. The Sunday-school-simple Christian allegory and the familiarity of the plot made the 2005 film adaptation of his novel The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe feel a little rote. Being Shrek and Shrek 2 director Andrew Adamson's first live-action feature, and coming so soon on the heels of the Lord of the Rings film trilogy, made it suffer in comparison to that genre standard-bearer. But Prince Caspian is another matter ...

Read Greg Akers' review of Prince Caspian.

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