Tonight the Brood (Spring, Wlofie, The Kids and I) saw Harry Potter
and the Goblet of Fire, the latest film in the ongoing saga of an
orphaned kid who's also a wizzard.
The book was the longest and perhaps the darkest of the saga so far, and
unfortunately, the movie suffered because of it. The whole first half of
the film felt too jumbled and cutup (much like the entirety of David Lynch's
but the second half flowed much better (but the the book was better, as is
almost always the case with a movie).
My other two complaints with the film: I still preferr Richard
Harris as Albus Dumbledore than Michael Gambon. Mr. Gambon
comes across as too forceful and less whimsical than Mr. Harris' soft spoken
And the other complain: not enough Snape! The most interesting
character in the whole series, and only a few minutes of screen time.
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