Fantastic Beasts Movie Review

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald: Jude Law and Johnny Deep emerge as rising stars of the Beasts franchise

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is the second installment of Fantastic Beasts film series and tenth of the Wizarding World franchise. It takes the story a level up from the first installment Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016).

Story 

In the last installment, the dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) was apprehended and imprisoned for his wrong acts. The second part starts with the wizard fleeing the prison. The power hungry wizard has nefarious plans to capture the world using his magical powers. But he needs a trustworthy companion that he finds in Credence (Ezra Miller).

While the wizard is planning to wreak havoc on the world with the help of Credence,Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) commands Newt to track Credence and catch him before Grindelwald does. Will Dumbledore would be able to apprehend the wizard before he commits any crime?

Highlights of the movie 

  • The movie boasts an ensemble of casts – Dan Fogler, Eddie Redmayne and Alison Sudol
  • It is a joint venture of British and American production houses
  • The film received positive reviews even by critics
  • Jude Law and Johnny Deep got special recognition for their performance
  • The movie is closely related to its prequel

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald First Look & Poster 

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It is a very beautiful poster where all the characters are seen together. The poster wears a white background to highlight the darker side of the world of wizards. Name of the movie and other details are pushed towards the bottom.

Why watch the movie? 

Considering the success of the first installment, it is expected that the second installment would attract the viewers. Also, the action lovers will find the movie interesting.

Movie Trailer

Trivia:

  • Character of Leta Lestrange is expected to play a crucial role in this movie
  • K. Rowling reveals that Newt Scamander will be the main character in forthcoming installments
  • For the first time, characters from Harry Potter series are included in the Beasts franchise
  • Costume designs of the movie are inspired by the black movies of the 1940s

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