Saturday, June 05, 2004

Movies: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

[edit 6/6/04]: My little diatribe about this movie is thoroughly useless to someone who's actually looking for something informative. I'm seeing actual reviews come out on various blogs. Here's a more informative post about the latest Harry Potter.

I've once more subjected myself to yet another chapter of the tribulations of those silly brit kids. To some people who have read the books, it's challenging to enjoy the movie to its full potential because they know exactly what's going to happen. Thankfully, I've never read those books. Not that it makes a difference: Harry Potter movies still bore the living-dead out of me, but that's because kids that behave like adults weird me out, and profusion of innocence tends to have a most caustic effect on my soul. My Girlfriend likes these movies and I enjoy watching movies with her ... even when mercilessly poked in the ribs as my head nods off.

Anyway ... It was a great movie! (i hear).

PS: I really love MPAA ratings. Here's the rating for this movie:

PG: for frightening moments, creature violence and mild language.

Yeah, well forget "creature violence". I'm not sure I'd want to take my kids to a movie where a 13-year-old boy menaces to go on a killing spree. Oh but that's okay, he's not just a boy, he's a wizard. Defense attorneys ought to keep this in mind for their most desperate cases: "okay you have two options in light of the evidence against you: you can plead guilty and get 90972374292 years, or we'll adopt the wizard defense." "What's the wizard defense?" "Kookoo plea." "Oooh ... HEY EVERYBODY LOOK AT ME I'M A WIZARD".


Anonymous said...

Oh I like that Baby. I put on my robe and wizard hat.


Chris Holland said...

heh, for those not in the know, that was a bash reference.