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This Is What It's Like To Watch "Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 1" For The First Time

So many fields. So many tears.

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For the past couple of months, I've been watching the Harry Potter films for the first time. This week I watched Deathly Hallows: Part 1, and tweeted my thoughts.

I’m about to watch Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 for the first time… here we go. #finallywatchingHP

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I’m about to watch Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 for the first time… here we go. #finallywatchingHP

3:33 PM - 12 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Voldemort softly stroking Luscious Locks’ wand #finallywatchingHP

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Voldemort softly stroking Luscious Locks’ wand #finallywatchingHP

3:43 PM - 12 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

We need more Potters… Pottermore you might say. #finallywatchingHP

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We need more Potters… Pottermore you might say. #finallywatchingHP

3:49 PM - 12 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The gang teams up in pairs, one Harry with each member of the Order, to throw the Death Eaters off the scent.

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Harry goes with Giant Robbie Coltrane, because there's always time for sentimentality when your life is in danger.

What! Oh no. RIP Hedwig. GODDAMN YOU, ROWLING! #finallywatchingHP

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What! Oh no. RIP Hedwig. GODDAMN YOU, ROWLING! #finallywatchingHP

4:03 PM - 12 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Voldemort attacks Harry, but luckily his new wand is shit and it explodes, allowing Harry to escape.

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That’s what you get for messing with other people’s wands. Silly Voldemort.

“We have to find the Horcruxes.. where are they? Where do we start?” – Ron, on plot duty #finallywatchingHP

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“We have to find the Horcruxes.. where are they? Where do we start?” – Ron, on plot duty #finallywatchingHP

4:00 PM - 12 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

At the reception, Harry meets Luna's dad, Xenophilius Lovegood, who is played by Rhys Ifans and sounds like he named himself.

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"From this day forth, Nigel Lovegood is no more. You may call me...Xenophilius!"

Kreacher is like the drunk racist uncle that your parents don’t invite round for dinner anymore #finallywatchingHP

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Kreacher is like the drunk racist uncle that your parents don’t invite round for dinner anymore #finallywatchingHP

4:28 PM - 12 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Nothing makes the blood boil quite like an Umbridge giggle. #finallywatchingHP

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Nothing makes the blood boil quite like an Umbridge giggle. #finallywatchingHP

4:29 PM - 12 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

"Coincidentally, that's her right there, on the front of this newspaper that you happen to have lying around."

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"She looks like a sentient Sno Ball bent on setting the word on fire because she likes the smell."

Time to break into the Ministry, courtesy of more Plot Juice Potion and three grown adults who are easily overpowered by teenagers.

I’m sure there was a Ministry meeting about the toilet entrance at some point “Yes it’s whimsical, but is it practical?” #finallywatchingHP

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I’m sure there was a Ministry meeting about the toilet entrance at some point “Yes it’s whimsical, but is it practical?” #finallywatchingHP

4:35 PM - 12 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Horcruxes: Harder to destroy than Nokia phones. Maybe they should smash it with a 3310 #finallywatchingHP

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Horcruxes: Harder to destroy than Nokia phones. Maybe they should smash it with a 3310 #finallywatchingHP

4:49 PM - 12 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

"And I hate the enforced gender roles perpetuated by our patriarchal society, but I don't bang on about it, do I?"

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"Now take off that locket, it's turning you into a right douchecanoe."

"What."

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"The sword of Griffindor, Harry! You stabbed the Basilisk and the Basilisk stabbed the Horcrux and the blood is on the blade and the blade can destroy Horcruxes."

“Actually I’m highly logical, which allows me to overlook extraneous details. But I’m also fabulous it’s true.” #finallywatchingHP

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“Actually I’m highly logical, which allows me to overlook extraneous details. But I’m also fabulous it’s true.” #finallywatchingHP

5:01 PM - 12 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Seizing his opportunity, Harry tries to seduce Hermione through the power of dad dancing.

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"Nah, bro. If you dance like that then I'm not sleeping with you. I need some rhythm, you know?"

“Godric’s Hollow” “That’s what she said” Lol #finallywatchingHP

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“Godric’s Hollow” “That’s what she said” Lol #finallywatchingHP

5:13 PM - 12 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Never go to tea with an old woman. More often than not they turn out to be giant snakes. #finallywatchingHP

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Never go to tea with an old woman. More often than not they turn out to be giant snakes. #finallywatchingHP

5:20 PM - 12 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Maybe wake up Hermione before you dive into the frozen lake? No? Okay, cool. #finallywatchingHP

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Maybe wake up Hermione before you dive into the frozen lake? No? Okay, cool. #finallywatchingHP

5:29 PM - 12 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

"I assume you're all familiar with the 'Tale of the Three Brothers'?"

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"For the audience's sake, let's just assume not and show them this cool animation we had made."

"Come on, dude. Really?"