ReelTalk Movie Reviews  

New Reviews
Jurassic World Domini...
Jazz Fest: A New Orle...
Chip 'n Dale: Rescue ...
more movies...
New Features
Poet Laureate of the Movies
Happy Birthday, Mel Brooks
Score Season #71
more features...
ReelTalk Home Page
Contact Us
Advertise on ReelTalk

Listen to Movie Addict Headquarters on internet talk radio Add to iTunes

Buy a copy of Confessions of a Movie Addict

Main Page Movies Features Log In/Manage

Rate This Movie
 Above AverageAbove AverageAbove AverageAbove Average
 Below AverageBelow Average
Rated 2.97 stars
by 889 people

ReelTalk Movie Reviews
2.97 Stars2.97 Stars2.97 Stars
Rated 2.97 stars by 889 people
Golden Compass, The

Official Website
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Theater Release: 12/7/2007
Video Release: 4/29/2008
Buy it from Amazon: DVD VHS

It's Got Explaining To Do - By Jeffrey Chen
The Golden Compass seems to confuse intelligence with talk, talk, and more talk, and it also seems to think all a movie needs to qualify as a good fantasy is pretty sets plus a lot of cgi. Far be it from me to ask that any genre follow a template for... MORE >>

Go North, Young Lady - By Betty Jo Tucker
Much about The Golden Compass still remains shrouded in mystery to me -- especially the parts about parallel universes and the power of dust -- but I admire the movie’s spunky young heroine and her courageous efforts to save children kidnapped by a powerful organization called... MORE >>

The Golden Tease - By John P. McCarthy
Does the movie make you want to read the book? It's a fair question to ask when gauging The Golden Compass, a film sourced from literature. Posing it as a starting point, however, implies one hasn't been convinced of the movie's purely cinematic merits. This glossy... MORE >>

© 2024 - ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Website designed by Dot Pitch Studios, LLC