Right, saw Harry Potter and the goblet of fire movie today, great movie, really awesome how they try putting a 50 hour story in a 2 hour movie, while still keeping all the subplots, so that many scenes only leave a small element behind that doesn't make any sense on it's own,it's even worse then the shrieking shack scene of Prisoner of Azkaban, so hereby Hp4 wins the "whee movie" award of 2005. In this flash, my interpretation of my 3 favorite scenes from the movie.
This movie makes me regret for the first time that i read the books, the movie would be a LOT more enjoyeble if you didn't know at all what the hell was going on. Especially the first 30 minutes rule:
Old man: old house, Whee
voldemort: kill him, whee
Hermoine: Harry wake up!
Mr. Weasly: Travel! Whee. That's mr. diggeory!
Mr. weasly: portkey!
so the 3 scenes, spoilers comming! Whee!!
I understand that they'd rather waiste 5 minutes of footage of Harry hanging on a tower that wasn't in the book, then actually explain what happens. This scene reminded me of The shrieking shack scene, where the enitre movie they say Sirius is a killer, and then
Sirius:He is! *points to rat*
Everyone:ah, okay, whee!
So here a big angry mob attacks Harry, till he sais there was a guy up ahead for 3 seconds and then dissapeared, so the entire mob runs off again.
If Harry was the criminal he could have easely escaped now.
Scene2: Lovely, They spend so much time, including throwing in a new scene with Crouch, where it's explained that Crouch has a son that became evil and all, and then after the murder, they completely ignore the rest of the story.
Now Harry finds the corps, runs off, then a new plottwist makes everyone forget about crouch and so the poor man's corpse still lies in the woods while noone cares.
Who killed Crouch? why? how? what are the consequences? one word: "Wheee!!!",
or "read the book"
Scene 3: Another scene deleted, but they keep in details that don't make sense on their own.
in the book, Harry explains to dumbledore that he saw his parents, and wondered if they were alive again, where Dumbledore answers that people can never come back to live, the parents he saw were just shadows, but they live on in his heart, and blah blah blah, very dramatic.
in the movie however, they cut most of the dialogue, so now it goes like this:
Harry:Boohoo, i killed Cedric..
Dumbledore:saw your parents Harry?
Dumbledore:Well they will never come back alive,Hahaa, bye now! Off to tell the rest of the school how horribly Cedric got killed!!Whee!
In other words, never read the harry potter novels? Don't know where the hell the story's about? You love movies that make no sense at all and has not a single scene that takes longer then 12 seconds? then this is the movie for you, Harry Potter and the goblet of fire, Wheee movie of the year.
Can't wait how they will smash Order of the phoenix in a 2 hour movie, that'll be entertaining...
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