Category Archives: Harry Potter

13 Quick Thoughts About Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows, Part Two

1. It’s really good. Fantastic even, everything the previous movie failed to get right, this one does. The last one was “Harry Potter and getting the plot out of the way.” This is “Harry Potter and the Magical Explosion Fest”. … Continue reading

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Nine Quick Thoughts About Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows

Just the film again, and this film is very, very boring. Just so slow and mundane, as the trio spend hours wandering around a forest. It’s clear that this one is just nothing but set-up and getting the majority of … Continue reading

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Ten Quick Thoughts On Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince

1. The movie is the very definition of “all over the place”. I haven’t read the book, so maybe it was just terrible direction, but its slow, plodding, confusing and has a general sense of set-up for the next one. … Continue reading

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Eight Quick Thoughts On Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix

1. The start is a huge letdown following the end of the last book. It seemed like an all out war was about to start, and we cut back to Harry moping around. Sure, he fights a Dementor briefly, but … Continue reading

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Eight Quick Thoughts On Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire

1. While not as good as the previous two entries, it’s still decent enough. Trips along nicely, some good set piece sequences, and some good expansion of the main characters. 2. That being said, this one betrays Rowling’s lack of … Continue reading

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Nine Quick Thoughts About Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban

1. I have rarely seen a movie that has pacing this bad. The first and second acts trip along nicely, before we’re suddenly rushing through a very hasty third. Then, the last half hour replays the third act. This whole … Continue reading

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Ten Quick Thoughts On Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets

1. I think this is actually the best book and movie, in terms of overall plot, characterisation and the like. In fact, it almost suffers from the fantasy aspects, if that makes sense. It’s just a very well rounded story … Continue reading

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