Critic Review - Dallas Morning News

Fasten your seat belts. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2is an emotional roller-coaster ride.

July 14, 2011 Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Comments (15)
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Crimson Ark

Crimson Ark


Jul 14 - 05:05 PM


Someone Someone

I prefer roller coasters that have bar restraints over ones with seat belts.

Jul 14 - 06:36 PM

Lando H.

Lando Hutt

I prefer seatbelts. See 'Fear' for my reason why.

Jul 14 - 09:57 PM


Someone Someone

Actually, having both would be best.

Aug 1 - 11:09 AM


Ryan Persaud

Oh man, I couldn't say it better myself. I've been a mega fan of this series for the entire decade...I was so overwhelmed by emotions I need to see it again to actually critically look at it.

Jul 15 - 05:22 PM

David Marvel-ous

David Miele

If you can put nostalgia aside, you will see just how terrible it is. I, a person who unlike a vast majority is not a huge fan, was thoroughly unamused. Seriously; no stakes, no mysteries solved that weren't OBVIOUS, and no genuine emotions (ones that aren't accumulated over 10 years); UP made me cry in the first 5 minutes... those were real emotions.

Jul 15 - 06:19 PM

Mr. Dufresne

Chip McNair

Get over yourself.

Jul 16 - 12:19 AM

Crimson Ark

Crimson Ark

no stakes?
did you see this movie or tha
one before it?
thousands of innocent people were being
sent to Azkaban prison and murdered
for not being "pure blood"
like the Nazis did with the Jews...
you wouldn't say there was nothing at stake
there would you?
the same thing just metaphorically..
and did you see the scene where Harry embraced
that he was going to die?
you could pratically see the fear and anxiety
in his eyes..the pain of losing others..
tons died during the big battle..
you don't know the first thing about movies..
my brother's friend whose only seen the last movie absoutley loved this movie!
if HP is getting good reviews purley out of Nostalgia the same can be argued for say The Dark Knight for being Batman...or Avatar because it was directed by James Cameron..
or any LOTR movie after the Fellowship because that one did so well..
your argument is a void!

Jul 16 - 04:10 PM



I agree with everything you said..Snape's story is heartbreaking..truly the most emotional film in the of the greatest film franchises of all time no doubt.

Jul 16 - 05:47 PM

Maclite Tesfaye

Maclite Tesfaye

david m. u must have no soul it was very emotional and of course u expected everything.........thats kind of wat the books do and with the emotions accumulating over 10 years, we all knew ron hermione, harry ginny and the others were going to be together, the least you could do was be happy 4 them.

Jul 20 - 05:15 PM

Leonardo Zenunti

Leonardo Zenunti

he he, you are going to get a lot of hate here. Majority rules. I can see what you say about UP cuz I cried in the first 5 minutes too, but Harry Potter is still an iconic movie and it deserves credit for a great job done imagination and transporting fantasy. Few movies allow you to depart from reality like this movie does, and that is very special. Flawless!

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Jul 23 - 09:04 PM

Evan Robinson

Evan Robinson

That is a really cliche way to start a review. Now I'm not even going to read the full review because your preview was just so cliche that I'm all cliche'd out and your actual review probably contains even more cliches and that would just be a massive cliche overload.

Jul 27 - 04:29 PM

Derick Smith

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Lies. The deaths were so anti-climatic and poorly handled, all I could do was -_-

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Golly, that's original

Jan 3 - 12:46 AM

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