Some diehard fans of “The Chronicles of Narnia” are in a tizzy over recent comments made by officials associated with the third film in the series, “The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader.”

Still others are focusing instead on the strides that Hollywood has made toward being more responsive to the values and interests of the heartland.

There will be plenty of time for post-mortems in the months ahead about why these comments have depressed turnout and imperiled the series, but for now traditionalists would do well to remind themselves that it’s not every day — or even every year–  that a work so steeped in a traditionalist perspective and based on the books of such a prominent Christian make it to the Big Screen in a town not known for its religious devotion.

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