Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ★★★½

Dark and Difficult Times Lie Ahead.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is a mammoth book and it mustn't have been an easy undertaking to adapt this into a coherent singular film. There is a lot missing and in some scenes, it really shows, but I think unless you're an avid reader of the books, this fourth installment hits all the necessary beats.
With Voldemort's return looming, this film ramps up the darkness whilst having to tackle teenage angst as a group of fourteen year olds need to battle school, themselves, and a wizard tournament designed to test magical ability, intelligence, and courage… We've all been there.
It actually does a great job capturing the bashful anxiety of being a teenager despite its magical surroundings and even if some of the film is hit or miss, the graveyard scene continues to be one of the series best and marks a pivotal point of no return.

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