Harry Potter Book Vs Movie
When comparing movies to books most of the time one will favor the books more. One of the reasons is the same as mine, more detail. One of those details most fans were mad about was that Peeves didn’t make it into the movies. Peeves is a mischievous poltergeist that caused trouble for Harry and his friends. One could argue that Peeves really isn’t essential to the plot and they would be right, but he does become more important when he fights against the bad guys in Order of the Phoenix and the Deathly Hallows books. Also he …show more content…
In Prisoner of Azkaban the Quidditch matches are huge plot points in which Harry finds out he’s weak against the dementors which leads him to learn the Patronus Charm. Harry’s loss of the Gryffindor and Hufflepuff Quidditch game leads him to a rocky start with Cedric Diggory in the beginning of Goblet of Fire, but in the movie adaptation of Goblet of Fire Harry and Cedric start off as good friends. People may think that the games aren’t important but they are. In the Sorcerer’s Stone Snape, the potions professor, referees a match between Gryffindor and Hufflepuff thus making Harry more suspicious of Snape meddling in things, leading Harry to end the game as soon as he can. Also Order of the Phoenix was Ron’s year for Quidditch. If the games were added to the movies it would’ve given Ron a bit more character, but no. The only way to make Hermione look good is to downgrade Ron. I do admit that the graphics for the Quidditch matches shown were incredible.
Another thing I’ll give the movies credit for is their interpretation of the “Tale of the Three Brothers” in the Deathly Hallows. In the book the tale is described as a children’s story so the use of animation instead of actors for the film was really nice. The animation combined with Hermione’s narration made it enjoyable to watch. The story is definitely a scene I like to revisit a