Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Dan Movie Reviews

After the relatively uninspiring outing that was Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, I was a little apprehensive about the next chapter in the Harry Potter series, since most of the same people who did the last film were coming back for the new one. ¬†Fortunately, screenwriter Steve Kloves (who wrote the first four adaptations) returns for this one, and the improvement is palpable. After the events of the last film, it is now widely known that Lord …

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Dan Movie Reviews

It’s been 1.5 years since we last had a Harry Potter film, and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (aka Book 5) will hit theaters next week. Continuing the story from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, we find our hero (Daniel Radcliffe) being accused of lying about the Dark Lord Voldermort’s return. Minister Cornelius Fudge (Robert Hardy) refuses to consider that as a possibility, instead believing there to be some kind of sinister plot of misinformation …