Nearly five years after the last Harry Potter film hit the theaters, I thought they had finally finished off this series for good. But lo and behold, apparently the guys at WB thought that there was still some leftover cash to scrape out of the Potterverse barrel, and so they created another movie based off of a fictional encyclopedia! Riveting! Expecto Patronum!
Directed by David Yates, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
(Whew! That is one mouthful of a title.) was a movie that was written and produced by J.K.Rowling herself, so that was an immediate contrast to any of the book-based films of the past. Starring Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, and Alison Sudol, the film has released on November 18, 2016 in North America, and has drawn pretty good reception upon debut.
Okay, maybe not as well-received as another magical movie released also in November, but still, the initial reactions