Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire – Behind the Scenes

Words by Naomi Jeffreys

The fourth in the Harry Potter series, the Goblet of Fire was considerably darker than the previous films.

Directed by Mike Newell (Four Weddings and a Funeral) and starred Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson. It was the first film in the series which dealt with teenage  troubles, love, hormones and well, a Triwizard Tournament.

According to online sources, ‘as of July 2011, the film holds an 87% “Certified Fresh” overall approval rating at Rotten Tomatoes. Likewise atMetacritic, the film received a score of 81, which indicates “universal acclaim”‘. What’s more, ‘the young actors were praised for demonstrating a “greater range of subtle emotions”‘.

The film’s budget was $150 million and the film was a box office smash, grossing $896,911,078 worldwide.

Check out the behind the scenes images below:

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Quote Of The Evening – Harry Potter Series, Ron Weasley

 

Words by Naomi Jeffreys

We all love a bit of Harry Potter, it’s fantastical, magical and very successful.

Perhaps the funniest character was Ronald Weasley portrayed by Rupert Grint, he was a character who always got the best one liners and who would give the audience some comic relief in amongst the gathering dark around Harry Potter himself.

Check out these quotes below:

Ron: [sitting bolt upright in bed] Spiders… the spiders… they want me to tap-dance. And I don’t want to tap-dance!
Harry: You tell those spiders, Ron.
Ron: Yeah, tell them… I’ll tell them…
[falls straight back asleep]

Ron Weasley: [about Hermione’s copy of “The Tales Of Beedle The Bard”] Mum used to read those to me as a kid! “The Wizard and the Hopping Pot,” “Babbity Rabbity And Her Cackling Stump”…
[Harry and Hermione both look lost]
Ron Weasley: Come on! Babitty Rabbity… No?