A beatifully shot, superbly acted, heartwarming film. Dripping with atmosphere and gorgeous music. Instant classic.
In my memory, this was the weakest link in the Harry Potter film franchise. Upon rewatch, I was pleasantly surprised it turned out to be one of the best entries. True, it cuts out a lot from the book, but it makes up for it by really focussing on Harry's journey and showing his growth as a character in a visually interesting way. In fact, the way David Yates directs this movie reminds me a lot of Alfonso Cuaron's "Prisoner…