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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, 127 Hours & Tangled

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, 127 Hours & Tangled

by Howard McQuitter II HowardMcQuitterii@yahoo.com Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows ****1/2 Warner Brothers Fantasy/Drama/Thriller Lagoon Running Time: 146 minutes Rated: PG-13 Director: David Yates The trio: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint are grown up now. We”'ve watched these lovely children grow up through seven (2 parts) Harry Potter films and four directors. In the seventh Harry Potter film, the principal cast (and lesser cast too) are away from the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. They”'re on the run, with Harry Potter being sought after as the principal enemy. Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe), Hermione Granger (Emma Watson) and Ron Weasley (Rupert Grint) are entrusted with a most dangerous quest: seek and destroy Lord Voldemort”'s secret to immortality ”“ the Horcruxes. The sense of playfulness with Harry, Hermione, and Ron in previous movies is all but gone in “Deadly Hallows”. Their lives are in danger, fearing their nemesis Lord Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes) will appear at any time. An awkward if not fairly predictable love triangle surfaces in very subtle ways. The trickles of love, however present, do not in any way overshadow the plot. The magic continues as Harry, Hermione, and Ron fight off ambushes and confrontations. In the beginning of “Deadly Hallows” Hagrid (Robbie Coltrane) rescues Harry from a well-organized Death Eaters assault. That scene is the most action packed in “Deadly Hallows”. For the most part the film seeks much calmer moments. (more…)

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