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‘Deathly Hallows’ Review Anyone?

Actor Ralph Fiennes portrays Lord Voldemort in a scene from “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.” (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures)

Question: If you've seen “Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows,” would you recomment it to others?

‘Deathly Hallows’ Finale Opens

The eighth and final chapter in the epic Harry Potter franchise has opened to the public. Director David Yates’s 130-minute swan song to the Boy Who Lived corresponds to the last third of author J.K. Rowling’s seventh book, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” Much of the film is an extended battle sequence, as Harry, Ron, Hermione and their allies battle the evil Lord Voldemort in a final magical struggle. Thousands of fans packed theaters at midnight, eager to see the closing moments of the Harry Potter saga. Review aggregator Metacritic.com gives the film an 87 out of 100, the highest ranking for any of the Harry Potter movies. On that site, the last Harry Potter film to receive marks nearly as high was director Alfonso Cuarón’s “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” in 2004. Yates took over directorial control of the series with 2007′s “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”/Nick Andersen, Wall Street Journal. More here. (AP photo)

Question: Do you plan to see the 'Deathly Hallows'/Harry Potter finale?

Are You Still Wild About Harry?

Whoa, it's Harry Potter and the End of Our Childhood. Seriously, I challenge you to watch the new trailer for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2” and not get chills. Go on, I dare you. The franchise, which has played out in theaters over the course of a solid decade, will finally come to an end this summer when “Deathly Hallows: Part 2” opens on July 15. This is the moment that the last 10 years of stalking Fandango for tickets and getting in line (in costume!) at 4 p.m. for the midnight showing were all leading up to/Hollywood Crush. More here. (AP file photo)

Question: Remember when many of us were talking about Muggles, Hogwarts, & Voldemort? Are you still into the Harry Potter book/movie series?

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