I predict this will be the movie of the year.
I was thoroughly immersed in this movie from start to finish and when leaving the cinema (twice in the last 24hours) I could only hear the endless chatter of comments like “That was great” and “Brilliant way to end the series”.
Though, in my opinion, some key factors were missing or needed more exploration I think you’ll find it’s easy to clue on whether you’ve read the novels or not. Some previously main characters were lucky to slip in a line or two whilst some of the more minor characters sneaked their way up to the top.
The film was brilliantly directed. Music, lighting, script; everything was flawless. Some scenes had my skin crawling and heart racing for absolutely no reason other then the fact that it was utterly eerie, it was hard not to grip the armrests in anticipation.
Dramatic musical build up mixed perfectly with lingering silences in all the right places. Spots that would usually host a soft violin were left with the honest and real quiet so that you could wrap your head around everything.
My emotions were chewed up and spit out over and over, I didn’t know whether to grieve, cheer, laugh or scream and neither did the audience I was with.
By the end I couldn’t even think of the fact that it was the end of an era, I couldn’t even grasp everything that had happened which is why I’ll be going to see it for the third time within this next week.
You wont regret paying for the full experience with this one.