Saturday, June 10, 2006

The Chroni — what? — cles of Narnia
Finally saw it
• It’s really The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, not the whole Chronicles crammed into two hours!
• Read them all when I was 10.
• The Jesus-lion story, or Lord of the Rings* for dummies like me (exactly what Tolkien, a Catholic, thought of the whole thing), or Harry Potter if Ned Flanders wrote it, or The Passion of the Christ for the ‘Sponge Bob’ audience.
• Well-made: in short a painless Sunday-school lesson.
Here’s the mock-rap video this entry’s title alludes to.

And once more for your listening pleasure here is C.S. Lewis reading on the BBC in the 1940s. Extreme RP spoken v-e-r-y slowly. They’re excerpts from what later became Mere Christianity.

*Something you might think I’d be really into but I’ve never read it. Just never happened.

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