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it's a bit shit isn't it?
makes not sense if you don't know the story but no worse than the other movies (apart from the 3rd)
Yeah I just saw 6 in IMAX-o-vision!!!!!!
Not bad overall. Bit too horny at times. Watson still can't act. The other two boys kinda can.
Struggles more when the great British actors of old aren't on screen, which bodes ill for number 7.
It's a bit of a dull book so I wholly expected the film to be too, but on the whole it was alright. Needed SOMETHING to happen in that middle hour.
By now you should know whether you'll like the Potter films or not really; chances are if 1-5 left you cold, this one would too...
Their characters are never really given much depth in the books which is why kids like them: they represent any child so that while reading them they can feel like the heroes.
As a result on screen is very similar. Even what's 'bad' about their characters is something good about them.
was the best movie...and it has Ian Brown in it!
3 > 4 > 5 > 2 > 1 (though it did do well in terms of setting the tone and getting the casting spot on)
On first watch, I'd wedge 6 inbetween 4 and 5 I reckon.
Your sentence could be taken either way, I suppose.
though for having Ian Brown in it, it should lose 2,741 skill points
I didn't like all the lovey dovey stuff, and the quidditch scenes made no sense if you hadn't read the book, and the attack on the burrow was just stupid, but I think daniel radcliffe was actually very good, and I'm glad they didn't include the massive battle at the end.
In a way that 'felt' like it did when I read the books.
Still, as a sport is sucks a little less than tiddlywinks and a bit more than croquet.
But I felt this one was the first film to capture the way she wrote it in the books; brutal, cold, rough, barbaric. Like hockey in the winter.
Potter is generally a bit of a goody two shoes and due to the way he has portrayed him in previous films, he has to stay quite restrained.
But the bits like the Luck potion, the (slightly rushed but at least they left out all of the jealous boyfriend stuff) scene with Ginny in the Room of Acquirement, his end scenes with Dumbledore and that 'But I am the chosen one!' gag showed he's far better now than he was. I guess 'Equus' did him the wold of good?
It's a pretty boring book, but they made a ruddy enjoyable film out of it
Tied for the best Potter film with POA
I'm not sure that was a 100% legit Potter flick...
4/10. Much preferred some of the other ones at the time although they seem to all be almost exactly the same film. How can people differentiate the last 2 or 3 films? Perhaps this is a function of not having read the books.
though i've not seen the other films or read the books
yes, there's a lot that doesn't make sense, possibly because the acting is ATROCIOUS so it's difficult to know whether something is actually meant to be funny or not (i don't understand how the people in it can be so godawful after ten years of making these films) and ultimately, it's all a bit cosy and escapist but not in a particularly imaginative way (nothing in the film looks real, it all looks a bit cartoonish, and soft-edged)
But overall I found it pretty enjoyable and fast-paced and cameo-tastic (ridiculous number of big name people in it).
annoyed and struggling-with-incontinence.
the ginger one should be making cereal adverts
well, films 1 to 5 he is anyway!