OT: HP movie

andrew osmond andrew at ozma.demon.co.uk
Fri Nov 16 20:06:07 EST 2001


Elizabeth Parks <mep3 at st-andrews.ac.uk> writes
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> What bothered me wasn't a stereotype
>thing exactly--it was that they cut the test that Hermioned stayed behind
>for at the end of the book, the logic one that most wizards (and me, I'm
>sure) wouldn't have been good at.  Instead she was all worried about Ron
>(and I'm bitterly sure that if they survive the series, they're going to
>end up happily together in the end--in the books, this is) and stayed
>behind to take care of him while Harry went on to save the day.  It's not
>even that--that Harry got more screen time.  Of course he did.  It's the
>Harry Potter movie.  I just didn't like it that Ron's task was a big big
>deal involving lots of sacrifice and special effects while Hermione did
>little more than relax.  I'm not sure if this bothers me so much because
>of the gender thing--probably; women's studies can do that to you--but it
>does bother me.
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One obvious point is that the logic puzzle isn't very cinematic...
-- 
andrew osmond
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