Movie Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

 

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Don’t Judge a Book by its Movie is a feature on The Candid Cover spotlighting and reviewing book to movie adaptations. 

Book cover for Fantastic Beasts by J.K. Rowling

Cast: Eddie Redmayne,  Katherine Waterston,  Alison Sudol
Director: David Yates
Screenplay: J.K. Rowling

Plot Summary (from IMDb):  The year is 1926 and Newt Scamander has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident…were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) named Jacob, a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt’s fantastic beasts, which could spell trouble for both the wizarding and No-Maj worlds. Continue reading