***** - Loved It
**** - Liked it
*** - It was okay
** - Did not Like it
* - Hated it
half stars are allowed
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Certainly the best of the 1st 3 films is a very different and darker feel. I have a soft spot as first HP film I remember watching for the 1st time.
However this is where they started making changes that make little sense to cut out.
Why no Stag Patronus at the end, why not talk about James being an Animagus and also him and his friends created the Maurauders map, would not have taken much to cover it off.
Also while the Dumbledore actor change was forced they totally changed him as a character in the wrong direction.
Obviously we all know how this is done now and we can see the cuts but imagine this 117 years a go in a world where this sort of thing has never been seen before and imagine your mind being blown. I am loving the exploration of the first realms of cinema and the fact that I have to consider my opinion before judging it with today's understanding and knowledge.
Clearly a TV pilot that they hoped would be a monster of the week come and see what happens when you check in at the Bates Motel. Now the copy I saw was a shocking TV scan on youtube and that did not help it. But still there was so much set up and about 80 minutes in you get the first "weekly" story and it feels like it comes out of nowhere. Now it comes from a really random…