I wasn't disappointed in this movie. It was really fantastic. It stayed faithful to the story but it wasn't too plotty, like the BBC version I saw as a child. The scenery and costumes were absolutely breathtaking. And the CGI effects were incredible, seamlessly done, but not overdone. The acting too was at it's finest. In particular the children who played Lucy (Georgie Henley) and Edmund (Skandar Keynes) were quite good. The role of Edmund was very dark in this movie, which I liked.
This movie has personal meaning for me because of my faith. Narnia is C.S. Lewis' retelling of the story of Christ, with Aslan as Jesus. I couldn't keep my eyes dry during some scenes. But this tale will resonate with people of all faiths, I think. Themes like family, love, truth, and sacrifice are not the property of one religion.
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