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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Reviews

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Overview


Genre :

Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Release Date :

July 15, 2009

MPAA Rating :

PG

Director :

David Yates

Starring :

Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Helena Bonham Carter, David Bradley, Robbie Coltrane, Warwick Davis, Tom Felton, Michael Gambon, Alan Rickman, Ralph Fiennes, Richard Griffiths, Natalia Tena, Julie Walters, David Thewlis, Evanna Lynch

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

4 of 5

“..wickedly entertaining..”
by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
3 of 4

“..suspenseful and artfully realized..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
3.5 of 4

“..spellbinding..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
3 of 4

“..more realistic and less wondrous..”
by Peter Howell [Toronto Star]
3 of 4

“..Love potions and antidotes are involved..”
by Rafer Guzman [Newsday]
Review rate : B

“..It's good fun..”
by Gary Thompson [Philadelphia Daily News]
2.5 of 4

“..has moments of fizz and kick..”
by Joe Williams [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
3.5 of 4

“..fresher and looser and is much more enjoyable..”
by Jeff Vice [Deseret News]
Review rate : A-

“..encompasses important plot developments involving both love and death..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
3.5 of 4

“..better than ever, a triumph of visual wonder and emotional storytelling..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
4 of 5
Reviewed by Elizabeth Weitzman [NY Daily News]
3.5 of 4
Reviewed by Colin Covert [Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by Christopher Null [Filmcritic.com]
3 of 4
Reviewed by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Robert W. Butler [Kansas City Star]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Liam Lacey [Globe and Mail]
Reviewed by Manohla Dargis [NY Times]

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