“Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” the fifth installment of the Potter series, is a lot like a graceful kid in junior high who manages to navigate puberty relatively unscathed. “Phoenix” director David Yates and screenwriter Michael Goldenberg, both newcomers to the series, could have faltered awkwardly as they attempted to condense more than 800 pages of text into 138 minutes.
More mature ‘Potter’ soars
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