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FILM REVIEW: Chris Weitz’s ‘The Golden Compass’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Philip Pullman’s trilogy of secular children’s adventures, “His Dark Materials,” was a welcome antidote to the religiosity of C. S. Lewis’ “Narnia” books although equally difficult to read for anyone past adolescence. Somehow, the National … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: ‘His Dark Materials Parts 1 & 2’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – For kids and adults who like to read children’s books, Philip Pullman’s “His Dark Materials” trilogy of fantasy novels are second in popularity only to the Harry Potter stories. They are rich with colorful characters … Continue reading

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