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Similar to the 1st Harry Potter in one way...
on 19 August 2018
I enjoyed this film, it looks nice, has a good story and the fantastic beasts are classic Rowling (by that I mean well done, but not really original ideas at all). It has a similarity to the first Harry Potter film in that the acting is poor. I didn’t warm to Eddie Redmayne’s or the female lead’s (so forgettable I don’t know her name) characters at all. I found their performances wooden, average and lacking in on-screen chemistry. I haven’t read the books, so perhaps I’m missing something, but honestly I was left feeling a bit ‘meh’, after watching.