Saturday, July 16, 2011

It's Harry Potter season again




The kids have been counting the days, waiting for the last episode of the Harry Potter movies to be released in Malaysia. And the mom is as bad as the kids. I am so looking forward to see the last episode-Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows-Part 2. I wonder if it is as good as the book? The last book, to me is a bit loopsided. The first part is almost disappointingly slow you can't help wondering whether it would be devoid of actions to the end. Just as you are about to give up hope, the actions just roll in and never stop till the end.

I was delightfully surprised with how wonderful they have turned the first part of the last book into a movie. With clever dialogues, and a little bit of twisting of the plot (that's my impression), they have succeeded in making it such a good movie.

My addiction with the Harry Potter series is accidental. Firstly, one couldn't help but wonder what it was all when the whole world was talking about it way back in 1998 after the first book was published. Secondly, my daughter started reading the book when she was in year 2, and as a parent I felt that I had to read whatever she's reading, just in case...and guess what? I got as hooked as the little girl that we had to buy all the books. Then watched all the movies...and bought all the dvds...

It has been fun watching the actors grew up. The cute little Harry, Ron, Hermione and their Hogwarts' friends turning into handsome and beautiful people. I bet it's going to be a teary goodbye for me when I watch the final episode. Typical mushy me.

3 comments:

Small Kucing on July 17, 2011 at 5:40 PM said...

I think i'll be sad to watch this final instalment

Verone on July 19, 2011 at 5:31 PM said...

Small Kucing- yes, I suspect many ppl will do too. They say it's really hard to get a ticket now but hopefully by the weekend I'll get to see it...

Borneo rain on August 6, 2011 at 9:49 AM said...

I think I'll be like you, Verone, when Kimo starts reading HP, then I will, too! hehe... as for now, I am under a huge rock when it comes to the Potter! :)

 

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