Daily Archives: November 27, 2007

Waiting for Lyra: Non-Armoured Bears

A Scottish zoo expects a rise in visitors to see the only polar bear in the U.K. in response to the movie.

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Waiting for Lyra: It was Just a Kiss

Why I’m glad:
“Bad sex’ authors list announced”

(This relates to something in The Amber Spyglass, by the way, not the first book in the trilogy or anything in the movie that I know of — having not seen it yet.)

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Worthwhile Overview of Children’s Book Illustration

How children’s books became wild. – By Emily Bazelon and Erica S. Perl – Slate Magazine

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Waiting for Lyra: The Guardian Review

If Darth Vader wore a blond wig, a slinky dress and a dab of Chanel behind each ear, he could hardly be as evil as Nicole Kidman, playing the gorgeous villainess Mrs Coulter in this spectacular new movie version of Northern Lights, the opening episode of Philip Pullman’s fantasy series His Dark Materials.

Read the rest of Peter Bradshaw’s review here.

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Waiting for Lyra: More Media

This informative Newsweek article, “A Director Confronts Some Dark Material,” includes some pithy quotes from author, actors, and director.

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