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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Reviews

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December 12, 2009
For all its focus on teen romantic entanglements, it sure has very little to do with the Half-Blood Prince.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
December 1, 2009
Visually appetizing sixth installment in the Harry Potter series.
Full Review | Original Score: B
November 30, 2009
...one of the longest yet most-delightfully entertaining installments in the series.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
September 20, 2009
Radcliffe, Grint and Watson are great as always, but director David Yates' adherence to realism stifles J.K. Rowling's trickster-storytelling wiles. Yates' horrifically bad botching of big-ticket moments bodes poorly for the "Deathly Hallows" films.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 11, 2009
full review on Movies for the Masses
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 10, 2009
In a world where the Transformers sequel can make a mint while being so lackadaisical and empty, it almost makes you wonder why the Potter crew bother to take such care. But let's not question it. Just enjoy it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 28, 2009
As the Harry Potter movies have ventured into darker, more mature territory, the series has greatly improved in one regard: The stories feel more epic, the tension more real.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 25, 2009
The most disappointing of the bunch, if only because it opens so promisingly
August 18, 2009
Harry Potter grows up. Harry Potter needs to shave. Harry Potter shows more interest in the young ladies at Hogwarts.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
August 15, 2009
I'm applauding.
August 14, 2009
Harry must enter the mists in anxiety and emerge stronger. Everything about his world is uncertain, not to be trusted - and who among us hasn't felt the same way, even if witches didn't lurk around our corners?
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 13, 2009
The best of the series yet.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.0/4.0
August 11, 2009
...an epic length fantasy where we continue to care for these characters, and are glad to know that the finale won't be rushed
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 9, 2009
There's a welcome lightness in the romantic couplings, which will have pre-teens across America asking, "Mom, what's snogging?"
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 9, 2009
Tal vez el problema mayor %u2013más allá de la duración, la falta de momentos "importantes" y de acción, e incluso el exceso de romance adolescente- sea el desfiguramiento de Harry como héroe.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
August 4, 2009
"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" is the most balanced Harry Potter film to come along...
Full Review | Original Score: B+
August 3, 2009
This is a movie that steps far outside of the comfort zone and becomes an enthralling and fully-realized gothic fantasy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 3, 2009
Half-Blood is fully worth seeing.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
July 31, 2009
The uniformly good performances and the often inspired craftsmanship arguably make this second only to Cuaron's Prisoner of Azkaban in the Potter pantheon.
July 30, 2009
Delivers all the visual grandeur we've come to expect from the saga while simultaneously tackling the potentially thorny issue of adolescent hormonal urges with warmth, subtlety and a good dose of humor.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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