• Anupama Chopra
    Anupama Chopra
    Film Companion


    There are many magical things onscreen – including some wonderfully creative creatures – but the film is weighed down by its dense plot

  • The Crimes of Grindelwald is a build-up for fans, as JK Rowling prepares them from the great war between Grindelwald and Dumbledore. Why should you watch it? To quote Grindelwald, “Because you crave for something new.”

  • Shalini Langer
    Shalini Langer
    Indian Express


    Where Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald scores, and full marks to both JK Rowling and recurring Harry Potter director David Yates here, is in putting their imaginations on screen.

  • Rohan Naahar
    Rohan Naahar
    Hindustan Times


    JK Rowling’s annoying streak of making irreparable changes to her Harry Potter series breaks all limits of decency.

  • Deccan Chronicle Team
    Deccan Chronicle Team
    Deccan Chronicle


    A low-stake, contrived story filled with futile characters and hampered by exposition makes this sequel a dull affair.

  • It’s good to see Johnny Depp and Jude Law in J K Rowling’s magical world…

  • IANS


    Fantastic Beasts And The Crimes Of Grindelwald Movie Review: Featuring Johnny Depp And A Shocking Reveal At The End…The Crimes of Grindelwald stars Johnny Depp as the titular power-hungry wizard while Jude Law plays Albus Dumbledore

  • Renuka Vyavahare
    Renuka Vyavahare
    Times Of India


    However, it appears the training wheels have come off, promising that the next entry in the ‘Fantastic Beasts’ saga will go full throttle into J.K. Rowling’s world of wizards. If nothing else, that’s bound to ensure Potterheads will stay tuned to the franchise.

  • Rucha Sharma
    Rucha Sharma
    DNA India


    It’s a story set in an adult wizarding world. Be one and go watch it.

  • Warner Bros and JK Rowling’s attempts to capture the Young Adult Market with the Fantastic Beasts adaptation are proving to be nearly as productive a goldmine as their previous collaboration the Harry Potter series

  • The Crimes of Grindelwald movie review — A recycled, unambitious affair…

  • IANS


    Overall, the film never really reaches any satisfying conclusions in any of its plot strands. Nevertheless, the film will appeal to fans of this genre.

  • The second of the Fantastic Beasts series is heavy on the head but easy on the eye