Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) - SPOILER-FREE Review

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) - SPOILER-FREE Review

Directed by: David Yates

Written by: J.K. Rowling

Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Samantha Morton, Jon Voight, Ron Perlman, Carmen Ejogo, Colin Farrell

Runtime: 132 min

J. K. Rowling published a new book from the same universe as Harry Potter's a few months ago, so we knew a movie was coming soon ... And here we are, starting a whole new saga of, apparently, 5 movies. For the first time, Rowling decided to also be part of the movie development, contributing as the screenwriter for this film and for the ones to come, so there's a lot of high expectations for this series.

70 years before the events on Harry Potter, Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) is looking around New York City for some magical creatures that escaped his unusual suitcase and trying to catch them before other wizards do. These creatures are feared by the magical community who defines them as dangerous, but Newt thinks the opposite: the beasts are friendly and kind for the ones that are the same to them, so this makes his mission secret, complicated and with a lot of adventures.

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