Friday was a good day. Telfer didn’t have to work until 7 p.m. and so I took the day off. We went to see Order of the Phoenix and to a real lunch @ the Yard House. Real because we haven’t been to a restaurant since May (attempting to save $ for a trip in September). We thought Harry Potter deserved a restaurant.
My opinion: visually, it’s my favorite in the series so far. Wonderful sets, details, costumes (Umbridge). The script? Definitely not my favorite. While I agree that summer movies tend to go a little long (ahem, Spider Man, Pirates), twenty more minutes of building up characters and plot would have made this the best Harry movie. My specific gripes? Show Ron more love – hi, he didn’t get to play quidditch AT ALL. And also? Cho Chang did NOT rat out the DA – it was her friend! I realize that the writers wanted a quick way to wrap up the Harry/Cho relationship but this was too simple. Anyway, I will stop as this is probably tiresome for most of you. Missy? We can talk later.
BTW: I realize the picture doesn’t make much sense on this post – but it’s so summery and Henry looks so cute walking.