Fantastic Beasts reviews round-up: What critics are saying about the new Harry Potter spin-off instalment

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www.independent.co.uk—Critics have praised David Yates's directing and JK Rowling's writing, but struggled with the film's pacing and its numerous subplots

New ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ Video Explains the Major ‘Harry Potter’ Connections. Warner Bros. has released a new trailer-like video for Fantastic Beasts 2 that runs down the major Harry Potter connections in the film—or at least the ones that we know of so far. When the first Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie was released, most fans expect some connections to the Harry Potter franchise, but by and large were ready for a film set in a new corner of the Wizarding World. We certainly got that, but the reveal of Gellert Grindelwald as the Big Bad of this franchise...