If you weren't aware, I've been among the ranks of the Potter fanatics since I was six. And I've had mixed opinions on the movies--they've all been good, in terms of dialogue, acting, effects, and so on, but they weren't RIGHT, they didn't FIT, they messed things up, and so on. :P Pretty much the same thing every Potter devotee will say.
HP7p2 did something virtually unheard of in the book-to-movie world: It followed the book. Not word-for-word, and not in every scene (especially the action scene, which was pretty different)... but everything that was changed made a good deal of sense. The action portrayed in the book just wouldn't have made a fantastic movie scene, and the scene that was put in the movie was, in my opinion, a more than acceptable substitute.
I laughed until I could barely breathe. I cried until my friends laughed at me for being a pansy (shut up, okay, Harry Potter WAS my childhood! xD). I was absolutely moved throughout. And the epilogue? I don't see what all the fuss was about; reshoot or not, I thought the makeup/cinematic effects were pretty amazing.
Potter fans won't be disappointed. And even my boyfriend, who is decidedly NOT a Potter fan, enjoyed it. 5 stars. :D