First Reviews For ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Are Extremely Positive

The review embargo for Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them has been lifted.

With a total of 24 reviews posted on Rotten Tomatoes as of this writing, the film sits at an impressive 100 percent. Although the eventual score will likely drop a few percentage points, it’s obvious that critics are liking the film. Here are some excerpts from RT.

Jamie East, The Sun:

“This is a busy but brilliant re-introduction to one of the most successful franchises in the world.” 

Rafer Guzman, Newsday:

“J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” spinoff is sheer magic, a grand fantasy-adventure that already feels like an old family favorite.”

Helen O’Hara, Empire Magazine.

“With this heavy lifting done, there’s every reason to hope for an even more magical adventure next time.”

Matthew Bond, Daily Mail:

“It’s every bit as good as Potter and quite possibly even better. I absolutely loved it.”

Do these reviews get you any more excited for Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them? Let us know in the comments section.

The film hits theaters on November 18.

Aric Sweeny
Aric Sweeny
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