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I'd stick with what System Down wrote in the comments: different directors. I have at least two reasons for that. First, there is no mention of the difference in the books. He always appears in the flame. Here is what it says in the "Goblet of Fire": The room was in semidarkness; the flames were the only source of light. Nearby, on a table, the Support ...


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A glance through official wikis and 'making of' sites does not appear to shed much light on this, other than the fact that she seems to dress like a favorite auntie. According to Harry, she looked like someone's maiden aunt, and that her style of dressing would fit someone half her age. Personally, I think it was a conscious decision on the part of the ...


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Because the medium is different. It's clear that the spell used by Sirius Black is Floo Network's Head-only transport. But the medium for both the instances are different. In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, when Sirius Black talks to Harry there is only coal present in the fireplace. But in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, when Sirius talks ...


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Extremely Feminine Dolores Umbridge is depicted as an extremely girlish character. From the Harry Potter Wiki: She spoke with a simpering, high-pitched voice that was girlish and breathless, and has her office decorated with kittens and other cute pink things. She had a wide, toad-like smile and would after say cruel things in a sugary, sweet voice. The ...


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Snape was not focused on Occlumency at the time, and it is a skill which requires both control, focus and skill. Prior to that, the scene was 'Perhaps,' said Snape, his dark, cold eyes narrowing slightly, 'perhaps you actually enjoy having these visions and dreams, Potter. Maybe they make you feel special - important?' 'No, they don't,' said Harry, ...


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He did not go to any teachers about doing "lines with that special quill". Actually, Hermione suggested that Harry go to Dumbledore, but Harry said he would not go. (I looked for a clip, but could not find one. All the searches go directly to Harry and Umbridge.) Hermione then says that it is simple (a clear-cut case for which any teacher would act on ...


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Firstly, understand that these spells were not present in the book and were part of the movies only. In the book, the bank robbery and the cart ride go very different from what has been shown in the movie. It is not mentioned that they fell from such a great height and how Hermione saved everyone. So, this was added/changed by whoever created the movie ...


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In Goblet of Fire, the real Moody was essentially kidnapped/taken hostage by Barty Crouch Jr., who then impersonates him using Polyjuice Potion. Barty Crouch Jr., who is a Death Eater (i.e. one of Voldemort's supporters), does this in order to get close to Harry, who he uses as a pawn to help revive Voldie. You can read the SparkNotes summary, if you like. ...


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What happens to Prof. Moody in Goblet of fire? Well, he was kidnapped and imprisoned in the box by the Barty Crouch JR. And Barty needed him to keep his appearance as Moody intact. In the end, Snape used Verataserum to make him tell the truth. He and Prof. Dumbeldore found him in that box and rescued him. After he was rescued, he was, of course, free. ...


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Bellatrix Lestrange spent several years in Azkaban prior to the breakout. In several instances in the book as well as the movie it is seen that she has gone, for lack of a better word, a little crazy from her time in prison! It is my understanding that she has become primitive in the manner in which she behaves. The uninhibited manner in which she worships ...


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TL;DR No Bellatrix screamed: the spell had knocked her off her feet, but she did not writhe and shriek with pain as Neville had – she was already back on her feet, breathless, no longer laughing. ‘Your dear old mate Voldemort knows it’s gone! He’s not going to be happy with you, is he?’ ‘What? What do you mean?’ she cried, and for the first ...


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He may not have witnessed his parent's death. He was a baby, might have been asleep (despite the movies' description where he is directly staring at Voldemort). Another option is that you must remember these deaths, or have their psychological trauma. Since Harry was a baby at the time, he only remembers hearing his parents, and the green light from Voldy's ...


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While I have not seen this movie in a while, I will try my best to explain as this scene is fuzzy in my memory. If I recall correctly, this is right before they encounter the rest of the Order in the Department of Mysteries. One of a few things could have happened here: Due to the effects of the strange objects in this Department, it is possible that ...


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Pink is to Umbridge as black is to Snape. Umbridge acted like a little girl in some ways, using it to hide her true self. Her gaudy pink visage was meant to make her seem respectable and unthreatening, helping in her political machinations and her actions as Hogwarts High Inquisitor. The pink walls of her office and the kitten plates, etc etc contributed to ...


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Voldemort didn't know that it held no useful information to defeat Harry. What he did know was that he had been defeated by a baby, who was the likely subject of the prophecy (Neville Longbottom being the other potential subject). He wanted the prophecy so that he could know fully what it said, in case it held any information that would have helped him. ...


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It's different because the effects budget was allocated differently and probably handled by a different effects team. The embers effect is significantly more complicated and refined, which means expensive and relatively difficult. The flame version is a comparatively cheap and easy solution, it looked to be primarily compositing.


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Because the films had different directors who probably had different ideas for how the effect should look and/or be achieved.


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