Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Reveiw

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“When I first saw Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, I exited the theater with an excruciating headache, a lingering sense of emptiness and a very strong desire to punch the film’s cinematographer,” (Ewing) which relates to the movie Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince which stars Daniel Radcliffe, Michael Gambon, Jim Broadbent, and directed by David Yates. In the sixth Harry Potter Saga, Harry goes to school, becomes obsessed with a mysterious book which belongs to the Half-Blood Prince, and goes on a dangerous mission to save himself in the end. Also, Harry tries to attempt to retrieve a memory of Professor Slughorn, which holds a major key to Voldermort’s downfall. Towards the end of the movie, Malfoy, Harry’s archenemy, secret …show more content…
All in all, the directing of the movie quite fantastic the way the critic, Peter Travers, reviews in his article. I approve this comment, “The sixth of Rowling’s book to be filmed is that it’s an interim tease, all buildup and no release.” Actually, Travers defends in his review by saying “like that’s bad,” because the director of this movie, David Yates, did a great job on build up and release when the movie display a huge surprise to see “… bully… Draco Malfoy (Tom Felton), kill wise old Professor Dumbledore (Michael Gambon).And then there’s slithery Severus Snape (the great Alan Rickman) makes a deal to protect Draco.” The movie presents Snape helping student, Draco Malfoy, destroy Professor Dumbledore and I applaud the director in which the order of the action occurred. I agree with Travers that the director of this movie, David Yates, did a great job on build up and release when the movie displays the action towards the end of the movie. “What makes Half-Blood Prince top-tier is the descent of darkness on the lives of characters” and setting of the movie, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, which creates that dark sneaky feeling you feel when you see the movie. Instead of Hogwarts been that cheery type of school, in the movie you will see the halls mostly gloomy, bare, and deserted. One of the main points of this movie is “getting lost in the hypnotic Half-Blood Prince (and) its haunting power” the Harry Potter fans craves

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