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Harry Potter Movies 10 – Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Let me start this off by saying Happy New Year everyone, and for most, good riddance to 2020. This movie review is later than I intended, and there are a couple of reasons for that. The most consequential of which … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Movies 8 – The Deathly Hallows part 2

There are only two Harry Potter movies I saw in theaters, Order of the Phoenix and Deathly Hallows Part 2. The first was back when Order of the Phoenix arrived, and I was completely lost, having not seen any of … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Movies 7 – The Deathly Hallows Part 1

For a while, there was a trend in which when you’ve got a movie series based on a series of books, the last one is split into two movies. It happened with The Hunger Games, which resulted in two very … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Movies 3 – The Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban saw several major changes for the Harry Potter film series as a whole. It’s the first movie to not be directed by Chris Columbus, which of course means a new direction at least … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Movies 2 – The Chamber of Secrets

It’s been more than half a month since my previous Harry Potter movie post, partly because it’s been a busy month, and partly because today is Halloween. I figured that a movie where the main story involves giant spiders, ghosts, … Continue reading

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Lord of the Rings: Return of the King

It’s been a crazy week, which is why I haven’t been able to post this until now despite rewatching Return of the King over a week ago. Anyway, Return of the King’s accomplishments cannot be overstated. Upon its release, it … Continue reading

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Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers takes almost much everything that worked in Fellowship of the Ring and kicks it up a notch. If the first Lord of the Rings movie is a masterclass in worldbuilding (which it is), … Continue reading

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Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings

Orc body suits to go along with over 10,000 Orc heads. They built 10,000 real arrows and 500 bows. They even created a new kind of crossbow for the Uruk-hai that could fire faster. Principal filming took place between October … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies

Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy went through a number of production difficulties, which I wrote about in my previous Hobbit movie post. To sum it up, it involved late director changes, shooting with an incomplete script, and spreading the original plan … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

In my previous Hobbit movie post, I teased that the production behind the Hobbit movie trilogy was a mess. It’s time to discuss exactly how much of a mess that was. Because of the massive success that was the Lord … Continue reading

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