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This is my favorite of the 8 films. Very quality not only as a part of the series, but as a stand-alone film. Cheers.
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This is one of the better HP films in relation to both the book and how entertaining it was on screen. The first one to really change things from the book, but they did it in a way that was smooth and kept the overall story intact.
Hope you get sorted out and can watch this.
this is next in my harry potter marathon
as of so far, anothe good harry potter film
I liked tis one but as always dragged on 2 much 2 me and I would give it a C+ 79.8% cause I liked the plot
Solid performances, wonderful action sequences, and fantastic direction from Alfonso Cuaron all add up to being easily the strongest film in the series.
A switch of directors was about the best thing that could have happened for Harry Potter. Chris Columbus's films never really wowed me the way this one did. It's more deep, with some amazing special effects and is a more expertly crafted film, not to mention a length that didn't induce a snooze. :o
Gary Oldman makes an excellent Sirius Black, and this is the film that all the actors, especially the main trio, really mature and make the film as great as it is.
awesome again
Both emotional and heart stopping
It seems as if the Harry Potter saga has finally begun to hit it's stride with director Alfonso Cuaron's take on Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. The first two Harry Potter films were well made, but lacked emotional depth and character development. In simple terms, they were aimed at children and did little, if anything to appeal to the older demographic of its audience. After Harry runs away from his aunt and uncle (why does he keep going back?) he heads back to Hogwarts, where he enters into his third year as a student. Serial killer Sirius Black is on the loose from Azkaban, and rumors say he's after Harry. Dementors, creatures who are suppose to catch the killer, take a dangerously keen interest in Harry every time he comes there way. Once again we are joined by Hermione and Ron as the two, with Harry, try to uncover where the prisoner has escaped to, and why he longs to murder Potter.

The dilemma Harry faces is finally portrayed as an important and life risking phenomenon. With the help of professor Lupin, Harry learns new skills, risks, rewards, and knowledge pertaining to his family's past. Radcliffe is superb as Potter, showing new layers to his character, while throwing in a handful of impressively performed emotional sequences. Ron is still an annoyance, but his presence isn't nearly as troublesome as was the case in The Chamber of Secrets. Emma Watson, like the film itself, hits her stride as Hermione. Perhaps the film's intelligently developed screenplay from Steve Kloves contributed to this new revelation. There's just a certain likability trait to her personality. She exhibits natural leadership, courage, and honor when in the face of adversity. Although the story is centered around Harry, Hermione will always be the true leader of the group.

The plot is thick and full of intelligence. The prisoner of Azkaban, Sirius Black, is known to have betrayed Harry's parents. Secrets lie in the minds of professor Lupin, alongside the rest of the ensemble of adults. Grace, Rickman, Oldman, Thewlis, and Gambon all put on stellar performances as their respected adult roles. The script not only matures the band of characters present, but simultaneously weaves together an intelligently crafted spiderweb of complexities. Interesting occurrences start to unfold and director Cuaron, alongside screenwriter Kloves carefully put together a wonderful and compelling third half that may bring many of the adult viewers back to the 80's with similarities to Back to the Future. Nonetheless, the visuals and action set pieces are still here to entertain the large percentage of fans that are action buffs.

The visuals may seem a bit odd at first. There's a darker, more edgier feel to the dark bluish, gray composition that is professionally applied by Michael Seresin. The switch in appearance keeps consistent to the age change amongst the cast. As children get older, they begin to explore darker and more mature realms of life. Just because The Prisoner of Azkaban exists in a fantasy world doesn't mean all human logic should be thrown out the window. The students wardrobes and cloths are given a new touch, showcasing more adult like dress behavior, and less on the campy looking uniforms of the first two adaptions. The music is not over scored like in the previous installments and actually add to the film's pedigree. On a side note; Draco is still present, but is rightfully given less of a role. The absence of Jason Isaccs is forgivable, but is deemed to star in the next film.

Moreover, the action scenes are bigger and better than before. The Quidditch match is more entertaining and intriguing than ever before. Cuaron sets the match in a rainy, windy environment, surrounding Harry with the numerous Dementors that look strikingly similar to the creatures in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. The beautiful and transcendent looking bird, introduced by Rubeus in the beginning reels of the film, further enhances the film's look and pristine atmosphere. Furthermore, the strong sense of companionship between the trio of Harry, Ron, and Herimone is finally alive and given the proper time to breath. We finally get a real sense of what makes this bond so strong and sturdy. My favorite part in the film deals with Herimone and the answer to her surprise pop-in's during class sessions. Much of what occurs in the final forty minutes really transforms the series and narrative to another level. Twists, turns, surprises, and new revelations are embedded in the entertaining third half of Prisoner of Azkaban.

Although the saga may have hit its stride with the third installment, it still has some imperfections to solve. There's a hint of love between Ron and Herimone, and I wanted this to expand and amount to something. Either this is all we are going to get, or it will be further explored in the proceeding films to follow. The intensity is increased, but still not up to a top grade level. I adore these characters, but just not enough to make my emotions tremble and shake. Small quibbles aside, Prisoner of Azkaban is so far the best and most mature take on the J.K Rowling literary fantasy series. I'm not quite sure if I'm ready to call myself a "fan" of this series, but if The Goblet of Fire and The Order of the Phoenix are as good as this installment, then I might have to give in and call myself one.