New Line Cinema
New Line release what will surly be the blockbuster The Golden Compass this Friday. As with their previous epic Lord of the Rings, The Golden Compass was also an extraordinary movie going experience even including the voice of Ian Mckellen (Gandalf). The first installment of this sure to be massive epic set the stage for year of movie going enjoyment to come. Part one is a non stop visual other worldly roller coaster taking you on the journey of an orphaned girl who is quickly coming to realize what everyone else in the film seems to already know, she is the key to everything. Two warring sides, one trying to hold control they wield over the information in their dimensions particular reality and the other trying to prove the connection to an infinite number of dimensions beyond. The cavalcade of characters are each a treat in their own right. with each more fun and entertaining than the last. It made me wish my soul was an animal spirit that would walk along with me as it is in their world. Though there are some violent moments, it is a film that is great from pretty much all ages.
Opens Friday, December 7th, 2007