Dropping the two older Pevensie siblings and replacing them with their annoying cousin (who’s name sounds like useless, which I couldn’t have agreed with more) was the first mistake by the film and as Lucy, Edmund, and Eustace transport to Narnia I knew this kid was going to make this a long trip. The group hooks up with reigning ruler of Narnia, Prince Caspian, after he randomly comes across the Pevensie’s in the middle of the ocean they just transported to which they immediately take as a sign that trouble is brewing in Narnia. Caspian is on the hunt for the Lost Swords of Narnia and the fate of his lands will become intertwined in this quest.
As the plot moves along the characters rarely discover anything about their quest and things just easily move forward as they are either given or quickly deduce their next step. [Read more...]