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Movie Review: 'Harry Potter' Grows Up

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Movie Review: 'Harry Potter' Grows Up

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Movie Review: 'Harry Potter' Grows Up

Movie Review: 'Harry Potter' Grows Up

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, the third installment in the popular film series about a British boy wizard, opens in U.S. theaters Friday. Critics say the movie is darker, edgier and more complex than its predecessors. Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan has a review.