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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (Review)

Wealth of narrative details substitutes for cohesive story

0 Comments · Thursday, November 18, 2010
A flawed decision to split the final installment of the Harry Potter books into two films results in a formless narrative that overstays its welcome. For as detailed as director David Yates attempts to be with slick visual effects that periodically invigorate the movie, the overemphasized spectacle merely illustrates the film's lacking storyline. Grade: C.  

Pirate Radio (Review)

Richard Curtis' '60s tale is superficial and unrevealing

3 Comments · Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Richard Curtis, like 'FM' 30 years ago, has used the premise as little more than an excuse for tried-and-true sitcom scenarios. Worse, while he's kept this a period piece, he has given all the characters a modern sensibility more fitting for 'Superbad' than the 1960s. Grade: C-.