DVD Reviews #3: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2-Disc Special Edition) (2009)

January 22, 2010 at 11:19 AM | Posted in Based on a Book, DVD Reviews, Fantasy, Franchise Film | 1 Comment

“Ginny, oh my God! Not here!”

Movie:
This is the first time I saw the movie, and the second one that I had read the book of first. So I realized what was missing and thought it shouldn’t have been missing. Just having Tonks and Lupin be together without any fuss is a bit lame. I get it. They’re not important. Not showing at least half of the memories was lame. I get it, Voldemort’s entire family history isn’t important. But if I’m not crazy, they cut out the explanation for the cave, and that’s crazy. They didn’t include whatever monster was in the cave. They didn’t explain Inferi. They glossed over Dumbledore’s torment. I don’t think there was any sense of danger in the cave, and that’s the whole fucking point of the scene/chapter. They rushed through it.

[Read More → “Most of the extras waste time talking down to kids who can’t afford this DVD edition in the first place.”]

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