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Based on 35 Critics
critic reviews ( 3 )
  • Is the movie any good? At the dawn of the twenty-first century, when art is defined by commerce, this question is beside the point. show more

  • What's on screen, though, is a cautious approach to cinema wizardry -- broad, colorful strokes and flash-bang effects that turn J.K. Rowling's words into a long, cheerful spectacle with a Muggle soul. show more

  • At its best, the film's visual dazzle equals the tasty wordplay of the novel. But it is overlong, overscored, and curiously misshapen. show more

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