One of my friends took me out to see The Golden Compass tonight. It was all right… I suppose. I did not read the book it was based on, but then again, I’m not really all that into fantasy. I much prefer the logic of science-fiction, I guess. It was entertaining, at the very least, so I guess I would like to see what happens with the story. I hope this first movie earns enough money to warrant a sequel. Otherwise, I guess I’ll have to read the books, if they don’t.
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I think you’d like the books far better than the movie even if you’re not into fantasy. I’m not into fantasy either but I found them to be very imaginative and well-written.
Movie bad. Books better.
You might like Pullman’s other series – the ones about Sally Lockhart. The first one is “Ruby in the Smoke” — I know you get a kick out of strong female leads. 🙂