Improves on the first film in almost every regard. Chamber of Secrets is darker, more mysterious, and I love that about it! The performances have all gotten a little better, the action has gotten more entertaining and fun, and the story is much stronger this time around. The only complaint that I really have is the length, which felt a bit too much here. I know these movies are based off of books, but I feel that some parts could have been cut down significantly. Oh well, what can you do?
The Harry Potter series, based off of the wonderful books by J.K. Rowling, started off in 2001 with The Philosopher's Stone. Although a little silly and childish at times, this film still remains a fun and entertaining adventure to this day. The entire cast does a wonderful job in my opinion, and Alan Rickman really stands out in this film. Daniel Radcliffe does a serviceable job in the lead role, and his two friends also do very well here. Chris…
I enjoyed The Fault in Our Stars quite a bit, and the film is certainly better than most of its genre. However, there were some elements that bugged me a bit. The characters are all very well done and the performances are solid across the board. Shailene Woodley is great here in her role, displaying everything her character requires. I haven't read the book, but I do think she portrayed her character well. Laura Dern was also very solid here.…