Watching Nicole Kidman's evil Mrs. Coulter character, above left, in the furry fantasy "The Golden Compass" (she's into reeducating children by doing things to their souls) brings another character to mind: bestselling author and conservative pundit Ann Coulter. Indeed, upon further viewing, there are striking similarities. . . .
*--* Mrs. Coulter
Blond and beguiling with icy blue eyes Makes memorable movie-star entrance in tight golden gown Often floats across the screen in a dirigible Character in books by Philip Pullman watered down by Hollywood studio Pullman books criticized as godless attack on the church Stand-in for inflexible religious authority Tool of megachurch Claims we would be better off if free thinkers and heretics are eliminated Seen engaging most often with daemon monkey Often lies to children and stalks defiant young boys WGA members can see her in "The Golden Compass" free during December Time magazine description: "Glamorous but untrustworthy" Director Chris Weitz known for campus-favorite "American Pie" Impression left: a sinister, terrifying, fascistic, totalitarian alien *--*