Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore is worth watching just for the amazing magical universe it attempts to present. If you are a fan of the Harry Potter universe or love anything related to magic then you don’t need to even read this review. But if you are picky about your movies then relax, this movie is not as bad as many critics would claim. In any case, let’s give you a straightforward honest review.
Although the movie is a bit on the longer side which I think is a fair point, it doesn’t at any point look below par when it comes to the production quality. The overall feel of the movie starting with the colors down to the fine details of CGI is quite decent.
The storyline and screenplay might not be perfect but when it comes to the entertainment factor it is fairly enjoyable as well. When you talk about acting, Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore features some well-known stars making it quite appealing, to say the least. All in all, it presents a very decent mix of odd characters to hook the audience.
Is Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore a Sequel or a Prequel?
Anyone familiar with the Harry Potter franchise can easily tell that the Fantastic Beasts movies are a prequel to the very popular Harry Potter movies. One fascinating thing about this movie is the special character development of Dumbledore.
Apart from the very obvious movie title, the emphasis of this movie on Dumbledore’s character makes it interesting and also gives a bit of an imbalance at the same time. Also when it comes to the magical feel of the movie, it builts that other worldly environment in a very effortless way. If you ask me, this prequel to the Harry Potter series is not that bad.
In fact on Rotten Tomatoes, fans seem to love this movie, even though critics don’t agree on many points. As of this writing audience ratings on RT stand at 83%, which is quite impressive.
Is Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore Worth Watching?
If you want to add some magic to your boring weekend, then Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore is definitely worth a watch. But if you are expecting something epic and mindblowing, you better start looking for some other movie to stream.