Harry Potter will always have a special place in my heart. We’re not going to talk about the Cursed Child, like one of my previous posts, but rather what I loved when rereading the original series. And also what frustrated me, obviously.
Ginny is not a dickhead in the books, why is she a dickhead in the films?
Why is Ginny such a dickhead in the films? Probably because they cut out anything to do with her that makes her look even relatively good. Ginny is so much more than Harry’s crush and it doesn’t come across in the films the same way.
The allegories and metaphors are so much more real
The dementors become so much more than just monsters. The AIDs metaphor for Lupin. So many metaphors you completely overlook when you’re reading it as a child.
What happened to Percy Weasley in the films?
WHERE DID HE GO? He just sort of disappeared after the Chamber of Secrets, when there was a whole backstory surrounding him being estranged from his family.
Harry & Ron are awful with women.
Well actually, people as well. Talk about no communication skills. These guys are the worst. I would not date either of them.
Viktor Krum is a bit weird
She’s a fourth year, he’s a seventh year. That’s like a 4/5 year age difference at the age of 14. And it’s perfectly normal for him to ask her to this dance? Personally, I find the whole thing a bit weird to be honest and a little creepy.
Professor Trelawney is frankly too good for everyone
Trelawney is a great character that is not an idiot. She’s so heartfelt and her sacrifice in the books towards the end is amazing.
Nobody listens to the centaurs, ever.
Ever. And most of the time these guys are correct. It’s very frustrating. This is usually Harry’s fault, as always.
Harry is really annoying
And ridiculously judgemental about everything and everyone. He also doesn’t listen to anyone, ever. He stereotypes and whilst he’s the protagonist of the books, he’s still super annoying.
There’s not enough about the house elves in the films
I do feel like the house elves were kind of glazed over a little in the films. Yeah Dobby dying was sad, but you didn’t learn enough about him in the films. Kreacher is also more interesting. And what happened to Winky?!
Wizards and witches are no way near as lazy as muggles.
Jesus christ, I would just apparate everywhere not gonna lie. These guys actually move and don’t just use accio for everything. The opportunity to be seriously lazy is there, but they still don’t take it.
I’m also a Gryffindor according to Pottermore. (but have sways to Ravenclaw as well). It’s frankly shocking that I’ve not been to the Harry Potter studio tour yet, and I’m still bitter about it.