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The Buzz

"The Buzz" Continued...

Issue: "Comfort and joy," Dec. 24, 2005

Movies

MOVIES The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe exceeded industry guesstimates of its opening box-office take, drawing $67 million its first weekend out but falling well short of the record-setting opening for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ($102 million). And while critics blasted Disney for allowing conservatives to finance the Narnia movie and market it to Christian groups, not one is blinking at the overt anti-American agenda-and liberal activist financing- behind George Clooney's Syriana (see "Movie review").

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