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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 Reviews

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September 22, 2012
It seems unfair to chide the entire film for one sagging act, so in the end, this first part gets a slight recommendation for its characters, art direction, and some thrills.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 15, 2012
Fans may think 2 1/2 hours is just right. Some of us would have preferred a little pruning.
November 5, 2011
... Radcliffe, Grint and Watson have grown into their roles so well.
Full Review | Original Score: A
August 15, 2011
A terrific set-up to the final chapter of our favorite boy wizard's saga.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 16, 2011
Far more emotionally complex and scary than any previous entry - Potter 7.1 is the franchise's best chapter yet.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
April 4, 2011
Fortunately, the good outweighs the mediocre, so in the end this is one of the better installments in the series.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
January 17, 2011
No more professors, no more books; no more Potter's defiant looks.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.0/4.0
January 10, 2011
The domineering final stretch of a story that has become as much popcorn distraction as old, reliable friend is shaping up to be part family reunion, part merciless slugfest.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
December 27, 2010
Noted critics have used the words 'unintelligible' and 'impenetrable' to describe the script. Here's a couple more: Boring and meandering.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
December 21, 2010
The magic is lost on the very young because of the films' even darker tone.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
December 14, 2010
The saga of Harry Potter definitely heats up before it winds down.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
December 12, 2010
Probablemente la mejor de la serie desde El Prisionero de Azkaban (2004), HP7 es una película de clima denso, oscuro y ominoso, excelentemente filmada.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 12, 2010
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I is the first entry of the franchise to really capture the essence of J.K. Rowling's masterworks.
Full Review | Original Score: 78/100
December 11, 2010
Although it feels far too long, Yates and Kloves thankfully mix the dark drama with lighter comedy, allowing the characters to grow organically
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 6, 2010
The third entry in a row to be directed by David Yates, this one is by far the most mature of the entire series, and while moments of action and adventure do occur they aren't nearly as frequent as they were in earlier chapters.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 6, 2010
Potter stumbles at the finish line with tepid Hallows.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4.0
December 6, 2010
The trio has clearly advanced beyond the pure buddy stages of childhood.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
December 5, 2010
Judging by this first half, this touchstone series is well on its way to getting the sendoff it deserves.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 3, 2010
as an outsider to the works of J.K. Rowling, it's nevertheless a well-constructed, competently-told and generally engaging tale that suffers only from being but part of the whole story.
December 2, 2010
Yates has been building his version of this world for two movies now, and he rightfully doesn't let up.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
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