Prepare to breathe a sigh of relief, JK Rowling fans. Chris Columbus, who so nearly fumbled the ball last year with the somewhat-flat PHILOSOPHER? STONE has, just twelve months later, done a very special magic trick of his own, pulling the proverbial rabbit out of his directorial magician? hat. I wandered into the cinema expecting another couple of hours of badly-acting children, over-acting adults, shoddy special effects and dreary, uninvolving storytelling. I came away entranced by a thrilling, chilling adventure, a film which finally explained to me just why the tales of Harry Potter are such a modern cultural phenomenon. It? fair to say that the penny has finally dropped. As Ron Weasley himself might say, HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS is bloody brilliant.
It? the summer holidays after an eventful first year at Hogwart? for young wizard Harry Potter. Back in the less-tha ]]>