Critic Review - Denver Post

In the 10 years since Harry's first big- screen close-up, the spell has never been broken. And we Muggles have been made better for the magic.

July 15, 2011 Full Review Source: Denver Post | Comments (20)
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Frankie R.

Frankie Rivera

Anyone hoping to see this franchise go out with a bang, BANG.

Jul 18 - 09:45 PM

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Dane B.

Dane Bouck

Soooo Amanda,

people should be ashamed for liking... A Clockwork Orange, The Road, No Country for Old Men, American Psycho, Trainspotting, and the list goes on of movies from books? Fucking Retard.

And how is a rehash of a 80's TV series into a movie any more original than an adaption of a book?

Least Harry Potter is a good adaption, and not butchering something from peoples childhood (Transformers)

Jul 20 - 01:38 PM


Thomas Medford

Wow. Just wow. I haven't logged on to Rotten Tomatoes in over 3 years but your comment warrants it. First off, I hope you're kidding. If you are, disregard everything I'm about to say. If you aren't kidding, then this really is the best case anyone can make for abortion. If you truly are this fucking retarded, it would have been best if your mother had you vacuumed out. And I hope to god that your pic is of someone else because it would truly be a crime if someone of your intelligence has bred. I can't imagine what that kid must be going through. To have a mother that fucking dumb - wow!

Jul 20 - 04:15 PM

Raul Magana

Raul Magana

Your comment . . . Words fail me. Truly.

Jul 21 - 01:01 PM

Nathan S.

Nathan Swissa

someone here REALLY hates books

Jul 21 - 07:29 PM

Steven S.

Steven Smith

Transformers was based off a popular T.V. show. Almost everything, nowadays, is adapted from a source material or inspired by true events. The series has translated the world of Harry Potter to film, crafting artistic installations that are impressive feats, in terms of film-making, cinematography, swift storytelling, visual effects, and success that is separate from the novels they portrayed. The books were fantastic, but so are many that try to make the leap to screen, and fail to achieve the success of these films. Brava, to the Harry Potter films, and the talented people who made the phenomena such a delight see fulfilled!

Jul 23 - 06:47 PM

Maggie Abudo

Maggie Abudo

You say that this is theft - yet the author of the books is credited as producer on the film. Watch the speeches at the end of the premiere in London. She thanks the film-makers and actors. She loves the films, and loved working with them. Obviously she didn't think it was stealing. Also Transformers is not original. Why don't you do your research (seriously Google makes research take about 5 seconds, not that hard) before posting ignorant, embarrassing comments? Just a tip.

Jul 24 - 02:46 PM

Gabriel R.

Gabriel Rauch

God, you're an idiot.

Jul 31 - 12:26 AM

Richard H.

Richard Han

Shut the fuck up Amanda you idiot. You shouldn't even be using the site.

Aug 2 - 10:27 PM

Bobby  J.

Bobby Jay

transformers is based on a toy.

Mar 28 - 07:31 PM

Kristen Sluis

Kristen Sluis

Someone is upset that these movies are based on a book series? Unbelievable and completely unfair. Most Harry Potter fans realize that JK Rowling was supportive during the filming process and also that millions around the world are thankful for the books AND the films. Please think before you post such mean comments. Nobody deserves to be called "pathetic" or a "disgusting idiot" for liking a movie based on a book.

Great review Lisa!!

Jul 20 - 01:06 PM

Anni Kampira

Anni Kampira

I want to buy the movie but don't know how? Please any help will be appreciated. Am using iPad2 can you buy a movie on tomatoes or is just for reviews? I live in Malawi so NO theaters:( is there any chance or a place where I can buy movies?

Jul 25 - 03:28 AM


Rob Schneider

It's not on the internet (legally), dvd release expected November or so. There are two cinemas in Blantyre, the apollo and the plaza (according to google maps). I have no idea if they are 3D. This movie is meant to be watched in a theatre in 3D, try and make it if you can. The illegal ripoffs are going to suck

Jul 25 - 09:54 PM

Ola Kulaga

Ola Kulaga

i like pooping

Jul 30 - 11:05 AM

Ola Kulaga

Ola Kulaga

at school

Jul 30 - 11:07 AM

Ola Kulaga

Ola Kulaga

and at your house

Jul 30 - 11:07 AM

Gabriel R.

Gabriel Rauch

Don't waste our time.

Jul 31 - 12:27 AM


Someone Someone

Same here, man.

Aug 1 - 11:06 AM

Lirian Berisha

Lirian Berisha

I've never seen any of harry potter films!!!

Jul 31 - 09:56 AM

Charles Bitton

Charles Bitton

Then you better start!

Nov 27 - 06:37 PM

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