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Movie Review - Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

PICT MOVIE Fantastic Beasts Secrets of Dumbledore

Unlike the 8-movie "Harry Potter" series, the "Fantastic Beasts" sector of J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World has never been able to quite get off the ground. Maybe it's because audiences find it hard to get behind skittish protagonist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) as a hero. Maybe it's because of all the bad press surrounding actors Ezra Miller and Johnny Depp (here replaced by Mads Mikkelsen) and even Rowling herself.