Deathly Hallows a grim prelude to Harry Potter’s final battle

Voldemort and Harry Potter

By now, it has become routine for critics and audiences to greet a new Harry Potter movie by saying it is 'darker' than the ones that came before it.And yes, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 is certainly the darkest of the seven films released so far. Unlike the previous films, which … [Read more...]

Half-Blood Prince a cliffhanger lacking in momentum

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

The end is near, for Harry Potter and his gang.Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is the sixth movie to be based on J.K. Rowling’s phenomenally popular books, and like all the previous sequels, it is darker and more mature than the instalments that have preceded it.But there is only one … [Read more...]

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

There is a lot that could be said about Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. It is the longest of the books in J.K. Rowling’s phenomenally popular series, yet it is also the shortest of the five movies that have come out so far.The book, which came out in 2003, was the first to be written … [Read more...]

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Scene from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Another year, another Harry Potter product. The Harry Potter franchise has produced one new novel or film every year since J.K. Rowling published her first book in 1997, and Alfonso Cuaron's adaptation of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban may be the most entertaining installment to date -- at … [Read more...]

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Danier Radcliffe as Harry Potter in Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and his friends may soar through the air on broomsticks and dangle from flying cars in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, the latest chapter in J.K. Rowling's ongoing saga about a young orphan and his classmates at a boarding school for witches and wizards, but the film itself … [Read more...]

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone

If there is one thing the movie adaptation of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone may prove, it's that being faithful to the original text can be both a strength and a weakness.For over a year, director Chris Columbus has assured fans of the young orphan wizard that he intends to stay as … [Read more...]

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