Originally Posted by Parker Wayne
I really enjoyed OOTP and was a great beginning of a truly darker HP series. I enjoy all of the movies and I don't find any of them to be bad. I like how the series slowly got darker with the first half of the HP movies and then starting with OOTP (more specifically Cedric Diggory's death in GOF) that the time of innocence and peace was truly over. Fear was started to set over Harry at every moment after.
I feel like OOTP did an excellent job at of ushering the new status quo for Harry Potter that would be there until the end of the series.
I wasn't that much into Harry Potter until I saw OOTP. I never read the books , but got dragged to that film and it surprised me.