Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone ★★★

It's all well and good enough for a children's adventure, but the book is much better. The movie services every beat of the book at the expense of emotional depth. Would anything else have worked? I don't think so... there's just too much to capture.

I've done this through three mediums; and, without question, the ultimate way to experience The Philosopher's Stone is through the audiobook as read by Steven Fry.

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