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THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD

 
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At Theaters: 11/16/2018 On Video:
Rated: PG-13 Length: 2 hr. 14 min.
Internet: None Found Movie ID: 601280
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures Inc.
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At the end of the first film, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald was captured by MACUSA (Magical Congress of the United States of America), with the help of Newt Scamander. But, making good on his threat, Grindelwald escaped custody and has set about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all non-magical beings. In an effort to thwart Grindelwald's plans, Albus Dumbledore enlists his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world.
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Adventure Fantasy - This second film in the prequel spinoff series to the Harry Potter films is another effects-heavy fantasy. Fans of star Eddie Redmayne and the returning cast will enjoy though those of series newcomers Jude Law and Johnny Depp may be disappointed by their smaller roles. There are some scenes and images that may be intense and scary for young kids, but most families with pre-teens and up may find this to be generally safe viewing.
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Eddie Redmayne EARLY MAN, FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM
Katherine Waterston ALIEN: COVENANT
Dan Fogler MARS NEEDS MOMS, TAKE ME HOME TONIGHT
Director: David Yates FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM
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About The Production
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PROFANITY: One miscellaneous profanity.
SEX/NUDITY: None.
VIOLENCE: Fights with magic.
DRUGS/ALCOHOL: Some alcohol.
ACTION: Fights, chases, explosions, destruction.
COMEDY: Some comic lines and sight gags.
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Berardinelli, Internet Critic Full Review
Above Average The movie does an excellent job assembling pieces and preparing viewers for the larger picture but disappoints in its ability to stay focused and provide a reason why this film needs to be seen now. Harry Potter fans will no doubt be enthralled by this diversion but others may be a little frustrated that it's going to be two years before the next act in this play is revealed.

Roger Ebert Full Review
Average There's indeed magic to be found here, as well as visual wonder, but there's also an unwieldy amount of character and plot. ...storytelling that's more of a slog than a thrill. ...the fantastic beasts are indeed fantastic, especially the majestic seahorse made entirely of kelp that you can ride underwater. They're just a lot harder to find this time.

USA Today Full Review
Good ...a darker and bolder film that intertwines different eras of the "Potter" mythology and delivers a more relevant cinematic villain than that malevolent snake face, Voldemort. Old-school Potterheads will rejoice...

Rex Reed Full Review
Average The latest iteration feels less like a journey to the magical land that exists just beyond our own than an extended slideshow of someone else's vacation there long ago, followed by extensive citations and footnotes.

Note: The rating above is our interpretation of what the critic would give this movie based on their review. We are not affiliated with these critic's in any way.

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