History YMMV / TheGoldenCompass

5th Mar '16 6:42:13 PM Elyana
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* EvilIsSexy: Mrs. Coulter, of course.
3rd Mar '14 9:49:02 AM Eegah
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** It didn't help that New Line announced from the start that the criticism of religion would be completely neutered, which ended up pleasing no one. The religious right thought it still wasn't enough, and the fans were left wondering why they would adapt such a controversial book series in the first place if they were so worried about this.
9th Dec '13 11:02:45 AM Angeldeb82
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* MomentOfAwesome: When Iorek [[spoiler: punches the Panserbjorne king's jaw right off his face]] and you could hear the whole audience go Oh Snap!
** Very [[IncrediblyLamePun Oh Snap]] since you [[spoiler: get that sound when half his face flies off]].

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* MomentOfAwesome: SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome: When Iorek [[spoiler: punches the Panserbjorne king's jaw right off his face]] and you could hear the whole audience go Oh Snap!
** Very [[IncrediblyLamePun [[{{Pun}} Oh Snap]] since you [[spoiler: get that sound when half his face flies off]].



* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: The film adaptation of the first book of HisDarkMaterials trilogy was marketed to children, and is considered a family film. But despite the Disneyfication process that suffered the adaptation (like removing most of the [[AuthorFilibuster hardcore atheist rants]]), it still had lot of dark elements, like a very violent polar bear fight, people being shot, lots of killings and many other things... Such as the [[SarcasmMode extremely heartwarming and uplifting]] ending scene which was left off the theatrical release.

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* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: The film adaptation of the first book of HisDarkMaterials Literature/HisDarkMaterials trilogy was marketed to children, and is considered a family film. But despite the Disneyfication process that suffered the adaptation (like removing most of the [[AuthorFilibuster hardcore atheist rants]]), it still had lot of dark elements, like a very violent polar bear fight, people being shot, lots of killings and many other things... Such as the [[SarcasmMode extremely heartwarming and uplifting]] ending scene which was left off the theatrical release.
9th Dec '13 12:10:40 AM FirebirdMaximus
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* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: There are gunfights and KO's in this movie. Characters die. And again, [[spoiler:Iorek punching the Panserbjorne king's jaw off his face.]] However, despite that, the film was marketed to the same audience of TheChroniclesOfNarnia.
** Which ''also'' contains sword-fights and characters deaths.

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* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: There are gunfights and KO's in this movie. Characters die. And again, [[spoiler:Iorek punching the Panserbjorne king's jaw off his face.]] However, despite that, the The film adaptation of the first book of HisDarkMaterials trilogy was marketed to children, and is considered a family film. But despite the same audience Disneyfication process that suffered the adaptation (like removing most of TheChroniclesOfNarnia.
** Which ''also'' contains sword-fights
the [[AuthorFilibuster hardcore atheist rants]]), it still had lot of dark elements, like a very violent polar bear fight, people being shot, lots of killings and characters deaths.many other things... Such as the [[SarcasmMode extremely heartwarming and uplifting]] ending scene which was left off the theatrical release.
25th Jul '13 2:58:32 PM FromtheWordsofBR
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* MisaimedMarketing - Aww, who wouldn't want a cute widdle armored bear plushie?

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* MisaimedMarketing - MisaimedMarketing: Aww, who wouldn't want a cute widdle armored bear plushie?



* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids - There are gunfights and KO's in this movie. Characters die. However, despite that, the film was marketed to the same audience of TheChroniclesOfNarnia.

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* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids - WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: There are gunfights and KO's in this movie. Characters die. And again, [[spoiler:Iorek punching the Panserbjorne king's jaw off his face.]] However, despite that, the film was marketed to the same audience of TheChroniclesOfNarnia.
17th Apr '13 6:53:54 PM Tropesofknowledge
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* NoSuchThingAsBadPublicity: Averted. As with The DaVinci Code released the year previous, the movie attracted a large amount of controversy in the US before it's release due its perceived anti-christian themes. Yet unlike The DaVinci Code, the film ended up doing poorly (at least in the US).

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* NoSuchThingAsBadPublicity: Averted. As with The DaVinci Code TheDaVinciCode released the year previous, the movie attracted a large amount of controversy in the US before it's release due its perceived anti-christian themes. Yet unlike The DaVinci Code, TheDaVinciCode, the film ended up doing poorly (at least in the US).
24th Aug '12 12:41:17 PM SamMax
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* AwardSnub: Most people, including those ''within'' Hollywood, feel that this took the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects from [[{{Film/Transformers}} more]] [[PiratesOfTheCaribbean deserving films]].

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* AwardSnub: Most The film itself did not get this. However, most people, including those ''within'' Hollywood, feel that this took the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects from [[{{Film/Transformers}} more]] [[PiratesOfTheCaribbean deserving films]].



** Which contains sword-fights and characters deaths.

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** Which ''also'' contains sword-fights and characters deaths.
11th Aug '12 6:19:17 PM Gemmabeta
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* SpecialEffectsFailure: When your movie, which has godawful CGI, wins the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects, Prepare for hate not only from the [[{{Main/Transformers}} Transfans]] and the [[PiratesOfTheCaribbean Pirates fans]], but also from the general public and [[ItGotWorse many people from WITHIN Hollywood]].
14th Jul '12 11:05:06 PM AGorilla
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* NoSuchThingAsBadPublicity: Averted. As with The DaVinci Code released the year previous, the movie attracted a large amount of controversy in the US before it's release due its perceived anti-christian themes. Yet unlike The DaVinci Code, the film ended up doing poorly (at least in the US).
23rd May '12 5:38:07 AM SamMax
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* TheProblemWithLicensedGames: Not only did the game have common problems with licensed games, it wound up serving as the final nail in the coffin for developer ShinyEntertainment before they merged with The Collective and became Double Helix Games.

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* TheProblemWithLicensedGames: Not only did the game have common problems with licensed games, it wound up serving as the final nail in the coffin for developer ShinyEntertainment ShinyEntertainment's final game before they merged with The Collective and became Double Helix Games.
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