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First reviews of Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2 'this is monumental cinema'

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Harry-PotterHARRY POTTER And The Deathly Hallows Part 2 has been sneak-previewed to a handful of journalists – and they have gone crazy about it.


The last in the Harry Potter movie series has drawn universal acclaim and is all set to smash box office records.

Hardened film critics admitted being moved to tears by the film while being enthralled on the edge of their seats during the action sequences.

The Sun's Grant Rollings said that during the sneak screening 'there were tears flowing and wailing in the aisles'.

Many reviewers have pointed out that HARRY POTTER And The Deathly Hallows Part 2 is the darkest Harry Potter movie yet. But for all that there have been a glut of  five star ratings while Philip Womack at the Daily Telegraph claims 'these characters will live with us for ever'.

Here's what they said: 
“The final film chapter had me literally sitting on the edge of my seat at times, particularly in the scene where Harry, Ron and Hermione (who for reasons too complicated to go into here has to look like Bellatrix Lestrange) break into a bank and escape over the London skyline on the back of a fire-breathing dragon.

“It’s awesome stuff. Much more fun than having to watch Ron and Hermione have a big smoochy kiss.”
Baz Bamigboye - Daily Mail


“It is dizzying and thrilling, even before the story reaches the monumental climax between the brave orphan and Ralph Fiennes's noseless fiend.

“Unlike many other franchises, the quality of the Harry Potter films never dropped. The producers could have broken box office records with a basic cardboard set thanks to the dedicated fanbase. Yet they have blown a fortune to make a special experience for them.

“Deathly Hallows Part 2 remains something to be cherished.” 

Grant Rollings - The Sun


“Hardly anything is said, but the truth and pain of human relationships are here expressed with an elegiac tenderness that brings a tear to the eye.

“Our central threesome, too, do not disappoint. Radcliffe’s erstwhile plankishness has transformed into a heroic stoicism; Watson has perfected the requisite winsome, fearful look, panting and gasping with the best of them; and even Grint can now do “emotional”, pulling off a big scene in which one of his brothers is slain.
“This is monumental cinema, awash with gorgeous tones, and carrying an ultimate message that will resonate with every viewer, young or old: there is darkness in all of us, but we can overcome it.
“In the last scene, as we watch Harry’s son go off to Hogwarts, we know that even if there will be no more books, these characters will live with us for ever.”
Philip Womack - Daily Telegraph

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