The Golden Compass (Telugu), a Telugu movie, is not currently screening in Hyderabad.
Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Dakota Blue Richards, Ben Walker, Freddie Highmore, Ian McKellen, Eva Green, Jim Carter, Tom Courtenay, Ian McShane, Sam Elliott, Christopher Lee, Kristin Scott Thomas, Edward De Souza, Kathy Bates
The Golden Compass is an utterly unconvincing and un-extraordinary film that manages something that many films can't: it is completely hastened in its narrative, yet is thoroughly dragging in its execution. It rips through its 113-minute running time, yet never manages to make anything - character, plot point or theme - even remotely interesting. It's a rough draft of a film that contains within itself the vestiges of something truly epic that never makes it to the screen.
The epic I am talking about is, of course, Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy of books. The....