Harry Potter Mania is back in full force this weekend with Part 1 of the final movie in theaters.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane
Directed by: David Yates
Plot: Harry, Ron and Hermione set out on a quest to destroy all of the evil lord Voldemort’s horcruxes, the source of his power and the only way to defeat him.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 76%
Critic Consensus: “It can’t help but feel like the prelude it is, but Deathly Hallows: Part I is a beautifully filmed, emotionally satisfying penultimate installment for the Harry Potter series.”
The Next Three Days
Starring: Russell Crowe, Liam Neeson, Olivia Wilde, Elizabeth Banks, Brian Dennehy, Lennie James
Directed by: Paul Haggis
Plot: After his wife goes to prison for a murder she says she didn’t commit, John Brennan hatches a desperate plan to break her out.
RT Freshness: 42%
Critic Consensus: “Russell Crowe and Elizabeth Banks give it their all, but their solid performances aren’t quite enough to compensate for The Next Three Days’ uneven pace and implausible plot.”