Battle Cut Down for PG Rating
The Chicago Tribune has an article examing the changing content of PG and PG13 movies and Narnia is one of the examples. Here is a clip from the article: Lord of the Rings was able to hold to PG-13 because most of the creatures killed were not human. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe managed to keep its even child-friendlier rating by staging an enormous battle that is “99.9 percent bloodless but still very powerful,” according to Jacobson. “Nobody’s head gets chopped off.” A sequence in which creatures catch on fire was removed to avoid the PG-13 rating that “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” got. Read the full story here. Thanks to ‘Frodo Lion’ for the link!