Narnia Review

Narnia Review

Is The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe one of the best stories ever told? I say it is. The beloved fantasy adventure was bound to turn into a motion picture. I saw the movie on DVD at home one evening. My favorite part of the movie is the scene in which Lucy meets the Faun and the wonderful journey into the land of Narnia begins. So, come find out about "what is with" Narnia and this must see movie.

"Narnia? What's that?" said Lucy. "This is the land of Narnia," said the Faun, "where we are now; all that lies between the lamp-post and the great castle of Cair Paravel on the Eastern sea…."

–The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.

This is my favorite line from C. S. Lewis' novel not only because it marks the beginning of the great adventure, but because it is also the part I remember the most. Now, how can anyone forget one of the best series around, The Chronicles of Narnia? The series reveal a story about meaningful events that happen in make-believe places like Narnia, Calormen, and other lands in between. Narnia is a place most familiar to fans, readers and movie goers alike. It is a place "where horses talk… treachery is brewing… and destiny awaits," which is just how the trailers describe the Disney film of 2005, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Furthermore, the movie is directed by Andrew Adamson, the same man who made Shrek. I love both movies; Adamson is brilliant.

The story itself originated from Lewis' personal life. Like the children in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, children were sent to live in the country when World War II, the Battle fought over Britain, took place and some children came to Lewis' home. During that time a little girl helped inspire him to write the book because she was curious about the wardrobe in his house. After Lewis published all seven of his books, readers realized he did not write them in chronological order...

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