Film & TV

Jul 15, 2009

Harry Potter film #357: what critics are saying

Nourish your inner child -- well more like your inner gawky, slow-blossoming teen -- with Crikey's gratuitous look at what critics make of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

You know that a franchise is straining when the actor playing Hermione is taller than Harry, the Pope approves of what you’re doing and the kids are more interested in reading about vampires than wizards.

But because we’re nostalgic, a wrap of what critics are saying about Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the penultimate book in the Potter series but only the third-last film because they’re turning book seven, Harry Potter and the Deadly Hallows, into two films. That anyone has the energy anymore is testament to the lure of easy box office cash.

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One thought on “Harry Potter film #357: what critics are saying

  1. afoxrussell

    I understand the last book is being made into two films. Can I hear “ker-ching”? Lets face it – its kind of preaching to the converted.

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