Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is masterpiece and the greatest film in the franchise.
Alfonso Cuarón makes his debut in the franchise in a magical, resonant and powerful adaption of the source material that elevates the franchise to new and great heights.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban follows Harry Potter in his third year at Hogwarts. Prisoner of Azkaban was the darkest entry into the series up to this point and favored emotional and gritty performances over the more innocent and joyful feeling of the first two entries. The film brings together the same cast alongside great new additions and breaks the mold of the franchise, giving it fresh life and a new outlook. The cast are at their best. Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson all deliver some of their best performances. They are backed by a new actor for Albus Dumbledore, Michael Gambon, who portrays the legendary wizard with an elevated or nuance and mystery.
The film also adds veteran actors, Gary Oldman and David Thewlis, who take the franchise to new heights with the best acting the series has seen. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban follows Harry as he uncovers the truth about Sirius Black and the discovers the truth behind his parent’s murder.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is the best film film of the franchise. With near perfect visuals, a powerful score, great acting and impeccable execution. This film will stand the test of time and will be one of the highlights in a magnificent franchise.