RT's Trailer Analysis: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

SPOILER ALERT: We take a closer look at a minute and a half of tease.

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The teaser trailer for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has been released and we've decided, here at RT, to take a closer look at the minute and a half of new footage. Read our breakdown of the things to look out for when the sixth film in the Boy Wizard franchise comes out.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

It's the start of another year at Hogwarts. Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) may make only the briefest appearance in the trailer, but we know exactly the film being trailed as the Hogwarts Express opens the film...

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

...followed by an overhead shot of a stormy Hogwarts castle. It's on one of these large, conical towers that the film's powerful finale will be played out.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Meanwhile a gaggle of over-eager extras do their best to avoid looking straight at the camera (and plenty fail, bless 'em) as Professor McGonagall (Dame Maggie Smith) struggles through the throng.

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