Critics Fall in Love with the Final Harry Potter Movie

The eighth and final installment of the Harry Potter film series opens Friday and the early reviews have been shockingly, enthusiastically good. As of noon Tuesday, 96 percent of the notices collected by online review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes have been positive, but it's the way critics are praising Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 that's so striking. After ten years, eight films, and a first installment that opened last fall, a little Potter fatigue would be understandable. Instead, the movie's inspiring mainly awe.


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