Quick Review: FANTASTIC BEASTS – THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD

FANTASTIC BEASTS – THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD (2018) UHD
Director: David Yates
Actors: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler
Adventure/Family, 134 minutes.
Distributor: Warner Bros
Out on 4K UHD, Bluray and Dvd now, you can order it here!

In an effort to thwart Grindelwald’s plans of raising pure-blood wizards to rule over all non-magical beings, Albus Dumbledore enlists his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, though he’s unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world.

Hm, I don’t know exactly how to begin but lets start directly by stating that I’ve never been a huge Harry Potter fan, I’ve enjoyed the movies yes, but was never a hardcore fan.
The first Fantastic Beasts movie (Fantastic Beasts are prequels to the Harry Potter saga) was ok and enjoyable, liked the idea of exploring old characters in their youth but that was about it, this one however wasn’t that good at all and had almost nothing to explore, the plot was very confusing and I didn’t know exactly what it wanted to bring to the table.
The characters weren’t developed enough and the whole movie felt like a filler for an upcoming sequel to this one… it started fun and entertaining but stoped right  there within the first 10-15 minutes.
There are plenty of special-effects and thats what the movie seems to be relying mostly on, because they are… good actually, but in terms of story and character development this movie has not much to really deliver on.
unfortunately, it wasn’t interesting enough… and I really y don’t think it’s because I’m not a hardcore Harry Potter fan, it’s just a confusing and pale movie overall, not so fantastic at all.

RATING: 3/10

Extramaterial: • Explore the magical world created by J.K. Rowling and brought to life on-screen by extraordinarily talented filmmakers, and discover which actors were fans before becoming wizards on-screen. Then, unlock the surprising secrets behind key moments in the film.
• Deleted Scenes

4K and Bluray Comparisons.
The biggest difference between 4K Ultra HD and traditional Blu-ray is that the former supports resolutions up to 3840 x 2160 (4K), while the latter caps out at 1920 x 1080 (1080p). 4K is four times better than Blu ray. HDR is also available in 4K UHD… HDR expands the range of both contrast and color significantly. Bright parts of the image can get much brighter, so the image seems to have more ”depth.” Colors get expanded to show more bright blues, greens, reds and everything in between.

About Philippe Antonio

My name is Philippe Antonio and I love movies! Have a movie collection that I wouldn't even trade for a new Ferrari (the gasoline is to expensive) ... I love to draw and have my art on another website Blackbrush.se. Besides that, I also love Gadgets and Zlatan ... well, football generally. I Founded this website for my comic figure at first but has lately just focused on movie/game news, reviews and that stuff. So hope you liked it!

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