Harry Potter and the Non-Union Mexican Equivalents

Tell me more about this Chosened One, wise mentor wizardMy latest MSN Movies gallery considers the various studio attempts to launch another young-adult literary franchise in the wake of the “Harry Potter” series — the better to, uh, expose young minds to literature, and also maybe get in on some of that phenomenal box-office.

Results have been mixed. Sure, “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” was surprisingly satisfying, but does anyone remember “The Seeker: The Dark is Rising”?

I do. And that’s why I write galleries like this one. To remind people, and warn them …