Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)
November 16, 2018
Rated PG-13 for some sequences of fantasy action
At the end of the first film, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Depp) was captured by MACUSA (Magical Congress of the United States of America), with the help of Newt Scamander (Redmayne). But, making good on his threat, Grindelwald escaped custody and has set about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all non-magical beings.
In an effort to thwart Grindelwald’s plans, Albus...
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J.K. Rowling trolls Donald Trump on Twitter, yet she trolls her fans on screen with the increasingly tepid Fantastic Beasts
series, a Harry Potter
spin-off that lacks magic, charisma, children, and, yes, Harry Potter. Any hope that the first Fantastic Beasts
movie was an aberration is distinguished in the first minutes of its sequel, The Crimes of Grindelwald
, a soul-crushing waste of time, energy, and potential.
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