Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Reviews
this story tells of an orphan boy who has magic. his mother and father had died when he was still a baby. A powerful good sorcerer named dumbledore took him to be guarded by a family. The family treated him cruelly, and used the property left by his parents for him. one day, he got a call to enter a school called Hogwarts. He went there with the help of Hagrid. In his journey he met his two best friends Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley. The three of them were in the same team of Gryffindor. Quiddicth, Harry was the youngest seeker of the century. He had won the game. His name became increasingly popular, one day the three of them found out about The Stone Philosophers controlled by three-headed dogs. to those who use it. The three of them have managed to get past the door and continue their journey to find the stone. To go beyond the next door, they have to play magical chess. they have won the game. Harry has met Professor Quirrel and he knows that evil quirrel. He managed to fight with quirrel and win. Finally, the stone was removed for security.
Before I write this review can I just say that I'm not a fantasy reader. If I was given £10 to spend on a book I would automatically head for the horror, sci-fi or thriller sections so the fact that Harry Potter is fantasy just shows how amazing the books are!
The first book is Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. The story starts with Number 4 Privet Drive about a boy called Harry Potter who lives in the cupboard under the stairs of a house owned by Mr and Mrs Dursley with their overly spoiled son called Dudley. In the fist quarter of the book it shows how Harry begins to receive letters which are addressed to him, in his cupboard and at the top of the letter a crest show the letters S,G,R AND H embellished with a snake, a griffin, an eagle and a badger. Even though this alone sounds mysterious Mr and Mrs Dursley don't allow him to read the letters and will go to any length to stop him. As the book progresses The Dursleys go away to a hut in the middle of the ocean to ensure no letters can arrive, but at midnight (before Harry's birthday) a giant of a man, later on to be recognised as Hagrid, bursts in and tells Harry he's a wizard! Hagrid also tells Harry how he came to live at Privet Drive as his parents were murdered by the Dark Lord, Lord Voldemort. He also gives Harry the letter he had been hoping for for weeks it includes a letter to say that Harry will be attending Hogwarts school for Witchcraft and Wizardry and a list of essentials for his year ahead.
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Hagrid also informs Harry that he will have to catch the Hogwarts express which is located at King's Cross at platform 9 and 3/4. When arriving at King's Cross Harry soon realises that there is no platform 9 and 3/4, or at least that is visible. Then Harry meets what is going to be his second family, The Weasleys with 7 children, the youngest boy being Ronald Weasley who will soon become Harry's best friend for life. When they arrive at Hogwarts the first years wait to be sorted by the sorting hat. Harry and Ron are both placed in Griffindor to the delight of the other Weasley children currently attending Hogwarts. (The other houses are Slytherin, Ravenclaw and Hufflepuff.)
As the year goes on at Hogwarts Harry and Ron attain a new best friend for life by the name of Hermione Granger and to the end of the year they have to all three face a battle against the dark Lord!
The film has inspired me to learn magic. The film also has many suspensory parts and makes me interested in learning magic. Hermione is very beautiful and she is an excellent student at Hogwart School. Harry Potter has two close friends, Hermione and Harry Potter has been patient as long as he was with his uncle's family because he was often beaten by them. His mother and father had died since he was a child.
The best movie that i watch..many action in this movie,AMAZING??.harry potter main the big characters..the most interesting film I have ever seen. It has many values ??that I can get through this film for example the value of compassionate friendship and many more values. A fantasy-themed story is very interesting to watch all walks of life around the world.This movie tells of harry potter who had died parents when he was child while still struggling to survive.The film also originally told about the harry potter who became a paycheck in his uncle's home who used the harry's parents' wealth for their own pleasure. The patience of a very high degree of self in harry potter shows himself an independent though always considered a paycheck.Thanks
A fun setup to the franchise. CG was a bit dodgy sometimes, but it is 2001 so I didn't expect much. Dialogue was also a bit dodgy.
Weaknesses: Though a few things look great, some of the effects weren't up to expectations for a movie with this kind of budget. The scene with the keys near the end looks particularly rough. As was some of Harry's time in the Quidditch game. The stakes also probably weren't high enough in the trials the kids faced. They beat the devil's snare and key room with relative ease. Some of that is on JK Rowling, but more tension could've been added to the film version. Instead, it all felt too easy. Though I appreciated the look at the magical world, some of it could've been cut to make it so the movie didn't last as long as it did. Towards the end, there was a sense of it dragging on.
Overall: Better than Chamber of Secrets to me, though behind the rest of the films in the series. It works as a way to setup this massive universe and does well in aiming towards children. There are issues with effects, the length and some of the conflict near the end, but this was a satisfying first installment. It's wonderfully faithful to the source material and has a heart of gold.