Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Harry Potter and the Half Seen Movie
Or maybe Harry Potter and the Half Assed Movie. Filmed in a tone so dark, with a plot so muddled, that in half the movie you can't tell what's going on and in the other half you just don't care. I guess that's to set the tone for Dumbledore getting killed. Tragic, although by that time you're just glad something happened. And a love story - or a couple of them. Kind of - they also go nowhere. We get to meet the Dark Lord as a young man. He's the creepy Damien kid bussed in from the set of Omen III. And Helena Bonham Carter is great as a slutty Helena Bonham Carter witch. Lots of standing around. No good monsters. Two thumbs down.