December 31, 2018

Bookmarked 29: The shocking and polarizing ‘Crimes of Grindelwald’

Whether you loved it or hated it, ‘The Crimes of Grindelwald’ was one of the more shocking developments in Harry Pot

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Show Notes

 

There’s a lot to be said about this movie and we’re diving right in! The twists and turns, as well as that shocking ending, has made this a polarizing film for fans of J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World. As far as the Bookstacked podcast crew is concerned, most of us loved it — but one of us hated it.

In this episode…

  • Saul decides that ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ is better than ‘Crimes of Grindelwald.’ 😱
  • Did Newt have a proper character arc in this movie?
  • What role will the blood pact play in future movies?
  • We all agree: the romance was great (and hilarious!)
  • Tina and Newt make a good match!
  • Jude Law as Dumbledore — yay or nay?
  • We read some listener mail!
  • Did Rita Skeeter reveal the end of the Fantastic Beasts series in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows?
  • After everything that led up to this movie — how do we feel about Johnny Depp as Grindelwald?
  • We’re here for Jacob’s comedic relief.
  • Queenie elicited some strong emotions.
  • Were some of the World War II references inappropriate?
  • We finally got Leta Lestrange — did we like how her character was handled?
  • Is Credence really a Dumbledore?
  • Nifflers. ‘Nuff said.

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Editor's Note: J.K. Rowling's film series prominently stars actor Johnny Depp who was accused of domestic violence by his ex-wife. We feel it's important for our readers to be aware of these allegations. For more information on how Bookstacked covers alleged abusers in the publishing and film industry, please click here.