In preparation for the Deathly Hallows movie, I read Harry Potter books 1-7 last May/June. Then two weeks before the premiere of the movie, I decided to reread (again) the last book. I am so in love with this series, and just like a lot of people I know, I grew up with Harry, Ron and Hermione. I am very attached to these characters, more so to the characters in the book than in the movie.
Everytime I watch a Harry Potter movie, I try to be excited for it. I tell myself that it’s okay that they don’t include everything since that will be impossible, anyway. But try as I might, I always feel empty and disappointed after watching a Harry Potter movie. I guess I can’t stop being too faithful to the book. I stopped watching the movies in the cinema after Chamber of Secrets but I started watching it again since Half-blood Prince.
I was quite optimistic for Deathly Hallows since they decided to do it in two parts. I hoped that the things I deemed essential would be given importance as well. But once again, I ended up disappointed. [Read more…]