Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
I’m really liking how much more mature this series gets as it goes. I’m also enjoying the fact that they’ve had two talented directors in a row with, surprise, artistic vision. Harry Potter 4 isn’t the best film as far as plot is concerned (if they needed Potter’s blood could they not have done this at any time?). It is, however, the best as far as character, turning near every scene into an awkward coming of age moment. The movie is far more comical than the rest; seriously, nearly every scene has some comedic underpinning. The emergence of the Dark Lord (a nasally-challenged Ralph Fiennes) is creepy, and the series gets better as its outlook gets darker.
Nate’s Grade: B
Posted on December 28, 2005, in 2005 Movies and tagged alan rickman, brendan gleeson, daniel radcliffe, david tennent, drama, emma watson, fantasy, harry potter, jason isaacs, maggie smith, magic, michael gambon, mike newell, ralph fiennes, robert pattinson, romance, shirley henderson, timothy spall. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.