Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.
We can quibble a hair about the occasional moments that were not in the book that were written into the movie, as well as about the important bits from the book that were left out of the movie; overall, however, the movie was quite satisfying indeed. The classic lines that we all yearned to hear were spoken. The deaths, though quite sad, were mercifully understated and not at all maudlin. The heartbreak so long hidden in Severus Snape was finally revealed. The Dark Lord was vanquished at last.
All was well.
Surprisingly, Herself did not cry at all - in fact, her eyes did not even water. Perhaps the act of writing in the blog about the anticipated hard parts of the movie was enough to allow her to view it in a detached manner. Perhaps the sobbing of the woman two seats away was sufficient distraction to allow Herself to remain serene. Nevertheless, it was rather unusual for her to be so dispassionate. What hidden strength did she find to remain so reserved? That is a question that bears contemplation, indeed.
end of an era
3 days ago