Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Get ready for the Wizarding World to come back to life! Five years after the last installment of the Harry Potter series, Potter fans rejoice as Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them hits the screens. Fantastic Beasts takes place in 1920’s as Newt Scamander and his case of beasts enter New York. Scamander has an interesting exchange with a muggle, Jacob Kowalski.  From this exchange, Newt gets in some serious trouble and has to race the Aurors to rescue the escaped beasts while the rest of Magical Officials search after a mysterious magical force, mostly likely connect to the dark wizard Gellert Grindlewald, terrorizes New York. Watch as the adventure plays out on the quest to right all the wrongs while trying to keep the Wizarding World a secret. Fantastic Beasts does a great job keeping all the things we love the Harry Potter era, while introducing many new aspects. Discover the Wizarding World in America and how it differs from the world we already know (No-Maj, really?).

The cast is phenomenal. Eddie Redmayne, Colin Farrell and Katherine Waterston all have amazing performances. Eddie Redmayne plays Newt Scamander perfectly. Johnny Depp even appears for a few minutes.  The special effects in Fantastic Beasts are everything you would expect from previous Harry Potter movies. The beasts seem so life-like. As Newt cares for them, you feel like you are right there with them.  You feel all the emotions the beasts have and get swept away in the beasts’ world. Overall, Fantastic Beasts is a great movie. Harry Potter fans will love it and maybe even some non Harry Potter fans. Fantastic Beasts is a great movie to bring back that world you have been trying to keep alive since the Harry Potter era ended.


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