Goblet Of Fire Analysis

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
The Goblet of fire is the fourth movie of the Harry Potter franchise. Harry Potter and his friends get tickets to the Quidditch world cup, during which he encounters Lord Voldemort’s death eaters. After the scare, Harry Potter returns to Hogwarts School of Wizardry, where the Triwizard tournament is about to commence. Only three students, each representing one of the three schools magic namely Hogwarts, Beauxbatons and Durmstrang, can participate; however, this year sees a fourth participant, Harry. Despite being below seventeen years old, the goblet of fire selects him causing everyone to suspect Harry of cheating. During the tournament, Lord Voldemort’s followers attempt to revive their master and end up
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Distinctively, the film evokes the audience’s desire for complex magical elements. For instance, early in the movie when Lord Voldemort’s followers are depicted as courageous and daring to interrupt the Quidditch world cup, despite the presence of officials from the ministry of magic. Conventionally, The Goblet of Fire is characterized by extreme idealizations in representations such as depiction of Lord Voldemort as a monster without regard for other characters’ feelings, not forgetting the lack of remorse. As a matter of fact, the ache in Harry’s scar imposes the idea of the main character encountering the star villain in the show, which is in compliance with the ‘romanticized’ narrative pertaining to the origin of Harry’s lightning bolt – shaped scar. In regard to conventions, the film uniquely introduces the concept of iconography, where Harry is depicted as a special character since he is the only character to ever survive Lord Voldemort’s killer spell. Furthermore, the use of historically fierce creatures such as the shark transformation of Victor Krum (Stanislav Ianevski), which works towards the introduction of exciting reaction from the audience, especially after Harry transforms into a significantly timid creature. Nevertheless, the characterization makes it harder for the audience to presume possible outcomes of the tournament. In terms of genre of the film, Harry Potter’s The Goblet of Fire is largely a science fiction- fantasy type of film with some hint of horror in its conventions aimed at sparking intense reactions from the audience. Conventionally, science fictional films aim to exploit advanced technology, futuristic even, in developing their plot and characterization; this film is set in a traditional setting thus eliminating the usual science fiction rhetoric by laying focus on the good old wizardry and witchcraft periods. Remarkably,

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