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Which Do You Want to See More: Atonement or The Golden Compass?

This upcoming weekend's big movie releases are the romantic period drama Atonement and the fantasy adventure The Golden Compass. If you could only see one of these this weekend, which would it be?


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ocdgirl20112012 ocdgirl20112012 9 years
I'm Glad that atonement did so well at the awards they desvere it keira knightley shined in that movie she did really well i love the movie becasue of her parts she is my idol you go girl you rock keira i hope you have a great year.
i-am-awesomeness i-am-awesomeness 9 years
I saw Atonement the second weekend that it was in theaters and it was amazing. I don't like Keira Knightley at all, like some people have posted, but I was really looking forward to seeing a great story with beautiful cinematography and I just decided to ignore Keira Knightley lol. I recommend this movie to anyone who is thinking about going. I am not interested in seeing the Golden Compass-- I don't think the storyline is interesting enough to pay so much money for and anyways, some of the ideals taught in Golden Compass concern me.
ana-isabel ana-isabel 9 years
MrsJigglesworth MrsJigglesworth 9 years
Last weekend we saw a sneak preview of The Golden Compass. My husband had read the book, I hadn't. I liked the movie, he didn't love it.
bonadea23 bonadea23 9 years
Word of advice... if you liked the book The Golden Compass there is a very big chance you will hate the movie... I did at least... it was terrible.
omgosh-dee omgosh-dee 9 years
atonement! i'm reading the book and its pretty good
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 9 years
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 9 years
I read Atonement and the whole storyline made me MAD MAD MAD. It's just so sad and terrible. I don't know if I want to put myself through that again or if I really want to watch Keira Knightly having sex with James McAvoy against a bookcase...erm...James, maybe. ;) Golden Compass looks interesting, although I just read a review of it on and....not such a good review, after all.
nillawafer1983 nillawafer1983 9 years
Golden Compass! And the New Yorker already gave an entire summary in their review of Atonement, don't need to see the movie now :-P
Emma412 Emma412 9 years
I wanna see both
splayer splayer 9 years
I'm a bit more excited about Atonement, but I also really want to see The Golden Compass.
The-City-Girl The-City-Girl 9 years
The His Dark Materials books are AMAZING (Golden Compass is the first of the three). THAT is what everyone should do this weekend if neither movie interests you. I'll definitely be seeing The Golden Compass, myself. I've also read Atonement and if they've screwed around with the ending (which is the whole POINT!), then it would make me bitter.
Karma-Co Karma-Co 9 years
Atonement! I refuse to watch Golden Compass... Looks lame.
divinelight divinelight 9 years
I must have had a very realistic dream awhile back because a few days ago I swore up and down that The Golden Compass had been released already and got horrible reviews. When I first saw a trailer for it, I thought it was because it was out on DVD. Might be crazy, but I'm going to believe my dream and avoid the movie. I'll definitely be seeing Atonement though.
Saturn9 Saturn9 9 years
PJ, armored bears are inherently cool, and an armored bear named "Iorek Byrnison"? Cooler than an ice queen's ice palace!
PJ-PJ-PJ PJ-PJ-PJ 9 years
The Golden Compass is not really my type of movie, but ever since I read about it I've been wanting to go see it. It might be because Daniel Craig & Sam Elliot are in it, but I'm fascinated by the Ice Bear characters. I have no idea why!
bellechic bellechic 9 years
kersalli kersalli 9 years
I voted Atonement although I'm pretty sure I won't be seeing either films in the theatre. I am more excited for I am Legend, National Treasure 2 (yes, it's my guilty pleasure) and so many more that I'm sure I'm forgetting.
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 9 years
demeter demeter 9 years
Atonement looks better.
reddani8283 reddani8283 9 years
Seeing The Golden Compass this weekend, and I want to see Atonement, I loved the book, but I doubt that it'll be released here yet, so I'll probably have to wait till it comes out on dvd.
magpie22 magpie22 9 years
anything other than the golden compass- those books were so important to me growing up that i just can't bear to watch it onscreen with actors who aren't "right." i still refuse to watch harry potter too!
CocoChic CocoChic 9 years
The Golden Compass! Jess, I think you would like the books a lot.
figurine figurine 9 years
I'm ridiculously excited about seeing Atonement.
nimue nimue 9 years
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