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Harry Potter

Harry Potter

Date: Jan 08 2003

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Hello Movie Fans!
This week Miguel and I talk about, or argue about may be more specific, the new Harry Potter movie. I accuse Miguel of having no sense of adventure when he puts down the movie. He accuses me of having no taste in film. Listen to the conversation and decide for yourself who puts up a more convincing argument.

Dialog

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Anna

Anna

Miguel

Miguel

Anna:   Miguel, I’ve got a confession.

Miguel:   What’s that?

Anna:  I saw the second Harry Potter movie and I loved it!

Miguel:   Really, well I guess that says something about your movie tastes ‘cause I am not a Harry Potter fan.

Anna:   Do you have no sense of adventure or imagination?

Miguel:   Uh, well I believe that that exists in the book, but the movies are just stupid. I mean, did you see the Quidditch scene in the last one.

Anna:   Awesome, I always wanted to play Quidditch and after that scene I needed to buy a broom!

Miguel:   (laughing) Okay, so tell me about the new one, is it any good?

Anna:   Of course, the, they’ve done just a great job, the movie producers, of following the book and just making the characters come alive where you’re sitting there watching the movie and it’s like you’re reading the book. I think it’s just fantastic.

Miguel:   So the special effects are good?

Anna:   Even better, you thought the Quidditch match was bad…you’ll be blown away by the special effects in this movie.

 

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Discussion

Okay, so I’m a big Harry Potter fan and Miguel is not, that was pretty obvious from our discussion. I don’t think this series is literature, but it is definitely entertaining. If you have any sort of imagination you will enjoy this movie! It is fantasy or science fiction so let yourself go and have a good time. If you are still hesitant, I’ve summed up the plot for you below.
The movie begins with Harry being locked up in his room by his uncle Vernon, who is dead-set against his return to Hogwarts. Dobby an elf appears in Harry’s room, telling him that terrible danger awaits him at Hogwarts. Despite the warning, Harry escapes and gets to the school. Once there, Harry begins to hear a mysterious voice, and it turns out that the sinister Chamber of Secrets has been reopened, and the creature set free has begun to attack students. Who opened the Chamber? Unless the culprit can be found, the wizardry school is doomed. Harry, Ron, and Hermione hatch a plot to find out what’s behind it all.
Sounds good to me, see you next week,
Anna

 

Comments

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Babyriz

Indonesia

I love Harry Potter, I think scifi movie is really great! 

03:50 PM Jun 14 2015 |

Djana

Djana

Algeria

I’m big fan of Harry Potter movies,i find them awesome and so intersting.I love fiction movies too much,and now we’re in 2015,so i still watch Harry Potter serial,and i can’t get bored ,i just love it.

09:37 AM Jun 12 2015 |

damama

damama

Japan

New Harry Potter's movie was very interesting.

 

05:03 AM Dec 15 2010 |

Kristóf

Hungary

I like the movies and books.

07:34 PM Mar 08 2009 |

Caesar9

Caesar9

Brazil

I like the movies, but i prefer the books.

10:02 PM Nov 25 2008 |

seren sunshine

Turkey

I love Harry Potter movie.
This movie is very fantastic!

06:17 PM Nov 25 2008 |

seren sunshine

Turkey

I love this movie!This fantastic.

12:37 PM Jul 29 2008 |

noknoknagi

noknoknagi

Egypt

i love harry potter movie

11:05 PM Mar 03 2008 |

noknoknagi

noknoknagi

Egypt

I Love all Harry Poter movie so much

11:05 PM Mar 03 2008 |

Bossy16

Bossy16

Germany

I loove this movie altought i prefer the 3rd one

 

"Proud?" said Harry. "Are you crazy? All those times I could've died, and I didn't manage it? They'll be furious…."

03:21 PM Jan 15 2008 |

cyfict

cyfict

Indonesia

I also like the quidditch scene in second movie. The CG in the first one was so baaad…!

12:03 PM Dec 02 2007 |

sunxi

China

why I do not can see the movie?

04:33 AM Dec 02 2007 |

Dutchman13

Dutchman13

Syrian Arab Republic

Harry potter is a crazy boy …

09:38 PM Dec 01 2007 |

princeton_girl1010

Israel

i love the movie soo much ^^

08:59 PM Dec 01 2007 |

ken ke

ken ke

China

why?can't see.

 

07:57 AM Dec 01 2007 |

$unny

$unny

United Arab Emirates

Dear hermoine…...how can i stop falling in love with you. I want to marry you hermoine

05:28 AM Dec 01 2007 |

chenqiaoer

chenqiaoer

China

I like that move

03:22 AM Dec 01 2007 |

NongNok31

Thailand

It very good.

02:05 AM Nov 30 2007 |

Lover for Ever

Saudi Arabia

all Harry Potter movies are great except the last one … it just blow the whole series!

09:22 PM Nov 29 2007 |

Lover for Ever

Saudi Arabia

I like it!

09:17 PM Nov 29 2007 |

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