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Posted at 9:36 AM ET, 11/19/2010

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Reviews from the peanut gallery

By Melissa Bell
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

It's official. The midnight screenings are in. The beginning of the end is here. What will an entire generation do without our boy wizard? If the mania has reached such a fever pitch for the second-to-the-last movie, Lord help us for the last one. Here's what people are saying about the movie:

And from the Twitterati:

Also, I may have a crush on Draco. Well, not Draco, but the guy who plays him. Read this interview. He's actually kind of awesome. And then there is this:

just randomly walked into a cinema and introduced myself to the whole cinema before harry potter started! so much fun surprising them!less than a minute ago via web

At 11:30 a.m., I'll be talking with Celebritology's Jen Chaney. We'll be duking out the differences between the books and the movie in a live chat. Come join us.

Also, in honor of the movie mania day, Brigham Young University showed a little school spirit for Hogwarts with their carillon tower. The bells rang out the "Harry Potter" theme song in celebration of the movie. It's really good:

(Okay, stop reading if you haven't read the books or seen the movie yet.)

Spoiler: Poor Dobby the elf (one of the more annoying characters in Harry Potter, mind you there were Jar Jar Binks comparisons) meets his end in the movie. Twitter folks are posting their final farewell to Dobby. Much to the chagrin of some users:

RIP Dobby? C'mon Twitter i didn't read the books don't ruin it for meless than a minute ago via web

By Melissa Bell  | November 19, 2010; 9:36 AM ET
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This is hands down the most well crafted movie since the first. Deeply Character Driven. Check out my full review: http://bit.ly/9Ia52i

Posted by: Talyseon | November 19, 2010 4:20 PM | Report abuse

This is hands down the most well crafted movie since the first. Deeply Character Driven. Check out my full review: http://bit.ly/9Ia52i

Posted by: Talyseon | November 19, 2010 4:21 PM | Report abuse

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