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H. Potter

Went to the opening of the new Harry Potter flick, the Order of Pheonix last night at midnight… it was superwickedawesome!!!

also awesome, going to 3 different cinemas in Vancity cuz it was sold out… ending up at Oakridge Centre in an old skool theatre packed with giggly teens with no air-con in 30 degree heat! there was much cheering at the end so i guess they liked it.

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    range
    July 13, 2007 at 7:07 AM

    It was OK. I found that Daniel Radcliffe was too buff to be a scrawny 15 year old kid. If I remember, that’s how old H. Potter is supposed to be in this movie.

    Concerning the books, I really enjoyed the first four books. The fifth and sixth were disappointing. I have pre-ordered the seventh and hope that it will be a great finale.

    I had this one kid behind be who kept bumping into my seat. My response was to shake my seat for the whole movie. I gave him an evil look when I got up at the end of the flick.

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    Lisa Bettany
    July 14, 2007 at 2:48 PM

    Just OK??? i thought it was a bit disconnected in places, but i enjoyed every second. harry is like the rings and buffy for me… even the boring, derivative moments have a special place in my heart because i love the characters, the world, and the magics. i thought Ron was super funny, Hermoine earnest with an odd chemistry with harry… what’s going on there off-screen i wonder?? and harry, yes he is bigger and buffer that most 15-year-old boys, but you can’t blame Radcliffe for growing can you? plus, with his new added, dare i say, sex appeal, he will hopefully secure himself other “leading man” roles outside of the potter world.

    i personally didn’t mind the sweaty dream scenes at all. the cinematography was quite good.

    PS. you can deny the coolness of the wizard fight at the ministry of magic. superwickedawesome.

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    range
    July 20, 2007 at 5:24 AM

    Naturally parts of it were very cool, but I think my feelings about the movie stem from the fact that I found that the book wasn’t as good as I expected it to be.

    After the Goblet of Fire, I expected the next Harry Potter to be crazy insanely good. It wasn’t and parts of the plot didn’t make that much sense.

    I’ve just received a call; i’ll pick up Harry Potter tomorrow morning.

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