"Fair warning, it tastes like goblin piss."
"Have lots of experience with that, do you, Mad-Eye? Just trying to diffuse the tension."
Current cummulated tear-count: 13
There is something endearing in the way the Harry Potter movies (and novels, too) are able to delve into sequentially darker tones, installment after installment, whilst remaining completely in control of the tone at hand: from chuckles to tear-provoking laugh-out-loud moments all the way to wishing you'd die along with Dobby... and not once do any of the eight films veer into bathos; this is something the franchise definitely does not get enough credit for.
Everything is so in the moment and so visceral in Deathly Hallows, our trio leaves Hogwarts to attempt to…