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by cozmeesah » Sun Aug 08, 2010 10:41 pm
by StewieG » Mon Aug 09, 2010 6:44 pm
by aoxo1 » Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:14 pm
by StewieG » Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:32 pm
aoxo1 wrote:I say this about many movies nowadays, but Harry Potter would have worked better as a 7 season (1 season = 1 book) series on HBO. Not my idea, although I don't remember where I read it, but damn if it isn't spot on.Production values on TV are great nowadays, and movies do NOT do justice to novels. Movies are for short stories, miniseries do great with a novel, and a series would be phenomenal for any series of novels.Still looking forward to it.
by motherscratcher » Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:45 pm
by DarNoor » Mon Aug 09, 2010 9:10 pm
by cozmeesah » Tue Aug 10, 2010 10:55 am
StewieG wrote:I can't wait to see the second half of the last movie. Those are the scenes I've been looking forward to for a long time.
by DarNoor » Wed Aug 11, 2010 10:42 am
by cozmeesah » Wed Aug 11, 2010 3:30 pm
by StewieG » Thu Aug 19, 2010 9:56 pm
by cozmeesah » Sat Aug 21, 2010 5:40 pm
StewieG wrote:EW let slip when the split is going to be.SPOILERSIt's after Chapter 26 (much later than I thought it would be), which is when Voldemort gets the Elder Wand. I thought it would be around the time Malfoy Manor took place.
by Hikohadon » Mon Sep 06, 2010 3:40 am
by cozmeesah » Sun Sep 12, 2010 9:26 pm
Hikohadon wrote:David Yates blows goats.I just hope he doesn't screw the pooch too bad. Which is probably too much to hope for.
by Hikohadon » Fri Sep 17, 2010 4:33 pm
cozmeesah wrote:Hikohadon wrote:David Yates blows goats.I just hope he doesn't screw the pooch too bad. Which is probably too much to hope for.Actually, they had a test screening in Chicago a couple weeks ago and the consensus was EXTREMELY positive. Pretty much every reviewer I read LOVED the film, even without finished effects or the actual score. They say the pacing was just about perfect, VERY loyal to the book, any changes (were only a few) were upgrades, the action sequences are intense and the acting (especially by the trio) is easily the best of the series. They loved Nighy as Scrimgeour and say Ifans is perfect as Xeno Lovegood.
by StewieG » Fri Nov 19, 2010 11:37 pm
by mitch » Sat Nov 20, 2010 12:24 am
by Hikohadon » Sun Nov 21, 2010 7:05 pm
by StewieG » Sun Nov 21, 2010 10:36 pm
by municipalmutt » Sun Nov 28, 2010 10:56 am
Hikohadon wrote:Saw it, and was very impressed. Yates finally stayed true to the source material (maybe the advantage of splitting the book into 2 movies) and the acting was great.And Hermione has gotten damn hot.
by cozmeesah » Tue Nov 30, 2010 12:26 pm
by mitch » Tue Nov 30, 2010 2:26 pm
cozmeesah wrote: Mitch, you get around to reviewing this yet? Or will you?
by StewieG » Sat Dec 04, 2010 8:01 pm
by cozmeesah » Thu Jul 14, 2011 11:03 am
by mitch » Thu Jul 14, 2011 2:58 pm
by jerryroche » Thu Jul 14, 2011 3:58 pm
by StewieG » Thu Jul 14, 2011 9:47 pm
by hiko » Mon Jul 18, 2011 5:42 pm
by Orenthal » Mon Jul 18, 2011 5:57 pm
by StewieG » Mon Jul 18, 2011 6:05 pm
Orenthal wrote:Just can't replace a books detail of information and the flow and development it allows when well written. The movies are a very good effort and stand alone well, but its just nothing compared to the books...
by mitch » Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:44 pm
by cozmeesah » Tue Jul 19, 2011 11:24 am
mitch wrote:Incredible film. Saw it twice over the weekend, taking my daughter the second time (and taking my wife to her first ever 3D viewing...but she had to watch it in 2D first).They really did this one right. I was a Harry-Cynic early one...the kiddie type first two films just didn't stand up in my mind to the Lord of the Rings films being released at the same time. But the series started to grow on me with the Prisoner of Azkaban, and I've been hooked ever since.Nothing but the highest kudos for Radcliffe, Watson, and Grint. Amazing that they started out as little kids 10 years ago, and developed into such incredible actors.
by motherscratcher » Tue Jul 19, 2011 6:49 pm
Orenthal wrote:Like Stewie I fumbled my way back and forth on the early films. One of my younger brothers had the first book, never opened, kids don't read anything but facebook, and I got hooked. Just can't replace a books detail of information and the flow and development it allows when well written. The movies are a very good effort and stand alone well, but its just nothing compared to the books...Still gotta do the Tolkien(sp) books. Only read the Hobbit so far/
by StewieG » Tue Jul 19, 2011 7:05 pm
motherscratcher wrote:I've only seen parts of the first movie and nothing after. I'm waiting to read the books first. Word on the street is that the series will finally be available on Kindle sometime in October.With all of the hoopla, I'm really looking forward to it.
by jerryroche » Tue Jul 19, 2011 7:51 pm
by Orenthal » Wed Jul 20, 2011 8:27 am
by cozmeesah » Wed Jul 20, 2011 11:12 am
Orenthal wrote:Another thing not as developed in the movie was the interplay between Rufus Scrimgeour and Harry...
by Orenthal » Wed Jul 20, 2011 2:57 pm
by hiko » Thu Jul 21, 2011 12:46 am
by cozmeesah » Thu Jul 21, 2011 11:48 am
hiko wrote:And how does Voldemort die? Harry doesn't rebound his killing curse into him like in the book. No, he just fades away.
by hiko » Thu Jul 21, 2011 4:40 pm
cozmeesah wrote:SPOILERS BELOWhiko wrote:And how does Voldemort die? Harry doesn't rebound his killing curse into him like in the book. No, he just fades away.Yes he does. They do a close up on the Elder Wand and you can see the green light of the AK curse going back through it and into Voldemort.
by cozmeesah » Thu Jul 21, 2011 5:27 pm
hiko wrote:SPOILERS BELOWI saw that, but the Avada Kadavra curse went back into his wand in Goblet of Fire too, and he never died then. In the book, the curse didn't back up into the wand, it bounced off Harry's curse and hit V in the chest.
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