It's all here--the main events anyway of the Rowling book--and for extra measure they've given a much needed humorous role to Kenneth Branagh who has great fun with his role as the self-loving Gilderoy Lockhart. Clearly this film was edited at script stage rather than the cutting room floor stage! Well, in my case he surely succeeded! And again: all the casting is brilliant. If you're not a mad-potter-fan then I would suggest you wait a few weeks so that you're not over run with humans who stand 4 feet tall. Harry, it turns out, is a Parsel-tongue. The 1st hour is pure laugh out loud fun the adults in my Cinema audience were shouting with laughter! Richard Harris you can not be replaced, you will always be Dumbledore, and hence Omnipresent.
This movie certainly had better action sequences and a lot more action geared than The 1st Potter movie. I would have gladly sat in the cinema for another two or three hours with a biiiig smile on my face. I couldn't imagine someone else playing their parts. That's a good thing in case you were wondering. The only thing that annoyed me was that the cues in the Foyer were too long and I couldnt get an ice cream and there was some little toddler crying down the front row for a few minutes mid-way.
Everyone thinks that it's him that has opened the Chamber of Secrets because that is what Slytherin was famous for. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Torrent Sample ScreenShots. He could have done better, but then again I have not read the book so I would not know how Ron would have behaved. When reading the book I always envisioned Michael Crawford playing Gilderoy Lockhart. The only real drawback is that Maggie Smith has very little to do--but the main chores belong to Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint who continue to charm as the three leads.
It is said that only Salazar Slytherin's true descendent will be able to open it. If a book is loved by millions of readers there must be a good reason for that. I felt by body tense up as the gave case to Harry and Ron, which is a good thing because not often do I find myself doing this in movies. The last hour is scary, wand dropping tension. Should keep Potter fans happy--and for a movie two-and-a-half hours long it moves along at a brisk pace from one adventure to another with what by now appears to be mechanical skill, thanks to artful direction by Chris Columbus who knows how to keep this sort of thing moving. He plays it much like his villian in The Patriot. Richard Harris couldn't have asked for a better movie and legacy to be remembered by.
In his short scenes onscreen he makes your blood freeze. Forced to spend his summer holidays with his muggle relations, Harry Potter gets a real shock when he gets a surprise visitor: Dobby the house-elf, who warns Harry Potter against returning to Hogwarts, for terrible things are going to happen. John Williams score was very much like his original score with old themes returning and some of the music sounding like music from his Indiana Jones scores. I saw the movie as a member of the press and couldn't get enough of it. Rowling novel , Steve Kloves screenplay Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson Genres: Adventure Family Fantasy Mystery Language: Hindi and Englis Dual Audio Size: 1. Of course Harry Potter's target audience is of a younger age so I can see how I might not have enjoyed it as much as a slightly younger audience, but to say the least it is a lot better than some of the crap that is fizzled out these days. He is still famous, although still disliked by Snape, Malfoy, and the rest of the Slytherins.
I think they do it because they are too lazy to create their own storys, so they rip off other peoples ideas and crush them to make it more comfortable. But I am not a huge fan of these movies and I am not the target audience. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 2002 download from magnet link at bottom. Why bring a toddler who's going forget about the film by next week? Jason Isaacs as Lucius Malfoy has a commanding presence and an amusingly wicked final scene involving the computer created Dobby who steals every scene he's in. Chris Columbus said he wanted to make a 2,5 hour movie that feels like 30 Minutes. There's a darker atmosphere this time around and more characters are introduced including Gilderoy Lockhart hilariously played by Kenneth Branagh , Draco Malfoy's father, Lucius a great performance by Jason Isaacs, exactly how I imagined the character from the books! In the not to distant future I see fans going to a regular weekend slot at their local cinema for Audience Participation fun. I guess the scenes he played a scary person which was quite a lot in weren't convincing enough for me, but kids should get a good laugh out of him more than I did.
I suppose you can't hold it against the kids who aren't up to par because they're just young and learning the actors trade, but for those who play their part well they should get a pat in the back. Chris Columbus has captured the essence of the book on screen. Crap this is not and a year on the main characters are a lot older, taller and voices broken. They are told the story of the Chamber of Secrets. Synopsis Forced to spend his summer holidays with his muggle relations, Harry Potter gets a real shock when he gets a surprise visitor: Dobby the house-elf, who warns Harry Potter against returning to Hogwarts, for terrible things are going to happen.
And apparently the makers of this Potter film have met the challenge of providing spiders and snakes that are hideous enough to have Ron and the audience in a fit of hysterics. Only three children were present at the Preview I witnessed and they were silently spellbound whereas the adults evoked emotion noisily throughout and then stood up, cheered and applauded at the end! A film for the child within us adults. Rowling has hit upon the fact that kids love to be scared stiff along with being entertained by touches of humor and excitement--although I think her imagination works overtime on scenes like the vomiting fit for Ron, one of the more tasteless sequences. The problem is: how do we convince muggles put-off by the 1st film to go see this one? Thank you for the fantastic finale to a wonderful life that you gave us. He isn't that great an actor, but he could play his part satisfactory.