Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 2011

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Everything in the young wizard's life, from his nearly fatal confrontation with Lord Voldemort as an infant to his adventures at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, have led young Harry Potter to the battle that is his destiny in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.Now, the boy must become a man to lead the fight against the Dark Lord.

Starring:
Daniel Radcliffe,Emma Watson
Runtime:
2 hours, 5 minutes

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2

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Product Details

Genres Fantasy, Children & Family, Science Fiction
Director David Yates
Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson
Supporting actors Rupert Grint, Bonnie Wright
Studio Warner Bros.
BBFC rating Suitable for 12 years and over
Rental rights 48 hour viewing period. Details
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Marteno on 4 Dec. 2011
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Is it as good as the final book? No. So don't set your expectations too high.

That said, it's a blummin good watch. Miles better than part one. At just over two hours it fizzed by and I was thoroughly entertained. Okay there are several dodgy accents and I'm still not certain that Daniel Radcliffe will ever be another Laurence Olivier, but there's something for everyone. There's heroism, comedy and action aplenty. Plus, it ties up the entire saga with a nice little bow.

Put the beer on ice, order the pizza, put your feet up and enjoy.

My only production gripe is that it's a bit gloomy, which I am led to believe is a result of being filmed in 3D for the cinema. But, what the heck, after the first beer you won't care.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Louise on 8 Jan. 2012
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I have only read up to book five of the Harry Potter series (abandoning it several years ago due to finding the books too childlike and copies of far better literature from our past), but have come back to the films to see them to the end. Being aware of some of the things that take place in the Deathly Hallows (namely the deaths that filled my Facebook homepage), I knew roughly what the storyline was before watching the last two films - but in effect, I was following it as a film story without actually knowing the main plot. I can see how the films can be effective if you have read the books, but as films in themselves they are somewhat lacking, difficult to follow and incredibly rushed.

In spite of the last book being split into two films, no moment was lingered on for more than a few minutes (the death of one of the twins was barely referred to and even Voldemort being defeated was hardly very dramatic or celebratory) and it really felt as if the film makers were trying to stick to the books so much that they were ticking off each moment as they managed to cover it, without considering how the plot would seem to those watchers following the films rather than reading the books first. It must be difficult to adapt Harry Potter into films particularly with such loyal fans being ready to criticise any minor deviation from the written stories - yet I feel that for the Deathly Hallows particularly, they should have based the film on the book but not attempt to shadow it completely so that everything is rushed and not truly effective. The awkwardness of any love scenes is also cringe worthy, and the kiss between Ron and Hermione doesn't even show their faces - we just get to see Ron's hair!
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571 of 643 people found the following review helpful By Paul Campbell on 16 July 2011
Format: DVD
When all is said and done - when the eye candy special effects of Quidditch matches and fantastical creatures has been superseded by advances in technology in Hollywood blockbusters yet to come - it is the little moments that this viewer and his wife will return to.

When a friend one time bemoaned the fact that `Half-Blood Prince' gets bogged down in pointless hormonal teen-angst instead of getting on with the story, I smiled... and shook my head.

No, I said, that IS the story and it's what I love about the Harry Potter series: it never loses track of the characters. It never forgets that, when viewed as a whole, these eight movies are a story of growing up, of the transition from childhood to adulthood. Of love and friendship and death. Because without those little funny and touching moments between the characters - if all you want is for the movies to rush from one plot element to another - then all you're left with is plot... and no story. Remember: plot is what happens TO the characters; story is what happens AS A RESULT of the characters.

That's the real gorgeous beauty of these movies, and it's what will bring viewers back repeatedly to their DVD shelves. As Frodo said to Sam in `The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers': "What are we fighting for Sam?" "That's there's still some good in this world," Sam replies, "and that it's worth fighting for."

That's why you need those little indulgent moments, because without them it's just razzle-dazzle special effects and set-pieces. Harry and Ginny's first kiss: they're in the Room of Requirement and Ginny tells Harry to close his eyes while she hides Professor Snape's copy of Advanced Potion Making.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By The Movie Guy on 10 Sept. 2013
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Perhaps this is the best place to review the series as well as the last installment. We have seen Daniel Radcliffe mature from a fairy bad actor to one that is fairly convincing, particularly in his standing up to Aberforth Dumbledore. Emma Watson has gone from awkward kid who wore her emotions on her sleeve to Maxim's top 100 Hottest women. The passing of Richard Harris was a major let down to the series as Michael Gambon couldn't really fill his shoes. The most interesting and complex character was that of Snape. Alan Rickman made the series with his portrayal. The casting of the quirky minor characters made the story most enjoyable, all the way down to Mrs. Fink. Rowling's use of classical mythology, astronomy and the occult made the series an incredible educational experience. One of my favorite characters was the under used Luna Lovegood. She was a breath of fresh air.

The direction of Chris Columbus was by far the best as well as the screen adaptations, which more closely followed the books. Starting with the third installment, the audience got short changed (There, I said it) especially those who didn't read the books...such as myself. This wasn't a bad thing as it led to a bonding with my niece who did read the books and I would take her to the films so she could explain them to me. Like Hermione, she is one of those "insufferable know-it-alls" who loves to let you know what she knows. (Good luck with that brain surgeon thing.)

In this final episode, the gang of 3 go after the remaining Horcrux(s) which are now easier to locate than in the last 2 films. This one follows the later films in that it lacks the humor of the earlier ones.

The movie, like the series drives home the ideas of teamwork, friendship, and courage.
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