What I've Been Watching: The Catch-All Film Thread
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November 29th, 2010, 12:36
Just watched the first 5 Harry Potter films with the GF, in preparation for the 6th - which we're going to see this upcoming weekend.
I've seen them before, but without much interest and typically a while after release. Never really cared for them, to be honest.
Surprisingly, I found myself really enjoying 3, 4, and especially 5. I'm genuinely excited about the 6th one. The first two are still too juvenile and boring for me, but they're nice to have seen to get the whole picture.
I haven't read any of the books, and I don't intend to - but I'm finally starting to see the appeal. Not exactly fantastic - but they do have some cute touches. I still think it's mostly a mish-mash of "borrowed" ideas, but with enough flavor to make them work on occasion.
Visually and in terms of atmosphere - they're quite inspired!