Although The Chronicles of Narnia is a children’s book, it’s good to
see that director Andrew Adamson has not toned down the original
story by the great C. S. Lewis and the movie adaptation of the
sequel to the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe which is quite faithful to
book and the original vision of C. S. Lewis.
incarnation of The Chronicles of Narnia is only set a few years
after the first story, however for Narnia, several hundreds and
hundreds of years have passed.
For Narnians, time passes differently
than that of the human world and the children who first walked
through their uncle’s wardrobe are now experiencing the
ramifications of their initial visit. As Peter, Susan, Edmund and
Lucy are “summoned” back to Narnia, they uncover the devastating
effects that mankind has had on the Narnians.
To compound the
situation, the humans have banished Prince Caspian who is the only human
capable of bringing peace to this troubled world. Once again it is
up to sons and daughters of eve to end this conflict, assist Prince
Caspian vanquish the vile General Miraz and for Lucy to find the
Needless to say, the four children face an uphill
battle, however this is what the magic and spirit of this series is
all about and I must admit that I thoroughly enjoyed this sequel and
what made this even more enjoyable was the high definition
presentation of Blu-ray.
Presented in glorious 1080p, the world of
Narnia truly shines on Blu-ray with extremely sharp picture quality
and vibrant colours. Where this presentation does amaze is through
the special effects that look extremely realistic and go
hand-in-hand with the real-world actors.
Match that with some great
special features and The Chronicles Narnia – Prince Caspian is a
worthy Blu-ray purchase that contains a variety of twists and turns
which will leave you clamoring for more. Thankfully another movie
is in the works which will neatly complete this amazing trilogy.