Tag Archives: Narnia

Narnia franchise may continue with “Magician’s Nephew”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: When the latest “Chronicles of Narnia” film, “Voyage of the Dawn Treader,” underperformed – and really, there’s no other way to put it – most of us assumed the franchise was dead. Or if not dead, at least put on the backburner for a long, long time[...]

This Week In Movies By Pete Hammond: ‘Little Fockers,’ ‘Tron Legacy’

By Pete Hammond hollywoodnews.com: What does it say about the current state of Hollywood that movies with gargantuan budgets , big stars and endless hype are, as of the turn of the new year, being rated anywhere from disappointing to disasters , while smaller films from directors not exactly known[...]

“This Week In Movies” – ‘The Tourist,’ ‘Chronicles Of Narnia,’ ‘The Fighter’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: Jolie. Depp. Narnia. Brand names all that led the pre-holiday boxoffice with a whimper , not a bang this weekend. So what’s the deal with “The Tourist?” I mean Jolie is arguably the biggest female box office star in the world right now, particularly in something[...]

‘Voyage of the Dawn Treader’ crashes, ‘Tourist’ underwhelms, ‘The Fighter’ and ‘Black Swan’ shine in limited release.

hollywoodnews.com: It was a gruesome weekend for wide releases, as two sure-fire openers underperformed, which frankly ought to make Disney very nervous for next weekend. Debuting at a somewhat soft number one was The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader. The picture is the third in the Chronicles[...]

‘Harry Potter’ makes Academy’s semifinalist cut for Visual Effects

HollywoodNews.com: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 15 films have been selected as semifinalists for Achievement in Visual Effects for the 83rd Academy Awards®. The films are listed below in alphabetical order: “Alice in Wonderland” “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” “Clash of the Titans” “Harry[...]

“Chronicles of Narnia” cast dishes on special effects, lion’s heads, and possible sequels

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Sitting on a bus as we returned to our hotel following the world premiere of “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader,” a handful of journalists enjoyed an enlightening and refreshingly pure conversation with an elite group of people we don’t always have access[...]

“Chronicles of Narnia” sets sights on “Potter” ahead of world premiere

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The seventh and penultimate “Harry Potter” film continues to rule the box office charts, though pundits already are looking ahead to the next fantasy franchise based on a very popular literary series. “The Chronicles of Narnia” is about to launch its third installment, “The Voyage of the Dawn[...]

“Chronicles of Narnia” opening in India ahead of U.S.

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Who knew there were so many “Chronicles of Narnia” fans in New Delhi? Hoping to reach a sufficiently global audience this holiday season, Fox Star Studios India has announced it will release “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” in India one week ahead of[...]

“Narnia” trailer gives us first glimpse at “Dawn Treader”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: My “Dawn Treader” voyage was temporarily delayed. This morning, the enchanted boat is starting to pull away from the docks. A few weeks back, 20th Century Fox offered to screen 30 minutes from Michael Apted’s “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” ahead of Tony[...]

What’s in store for faith-based films in the future?

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith It’s been six years since “The Passion of the Christ” made history with its $611 million world-wide box office gross, its groundbreaking church-based promotional roll-out and its rendering of proof that there was an audience for a great Christian film. After that, there[...]