Harry Potter


Severus Snape and the recut of the Harry Potter movies

You have your mother's eyes
Feb 16
I love fan edits. I'm a strong believer in the idea that a work of art does not become rigid and untouchable when released, but remains alive and malleable for as long as we allow it to be. They're always messy, and often in... read
Mudbloods Trailer photo
Mudbloods Trailer

Trailer for Mudbloods makes Quidditch awesome

Aug 08
Harry Potter has a huge, huge fandom. Spanning seven books, eight movies (possibly more soon), theme parks, and now a real sport based on the fantasy sport Quidditch. While I never liked the Quidditch sections of the story (... read
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Based on the book Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Warner Bros. and J.K. Rowling have just announced, via Rowling's Facebook page, that Rowling has signed on to return the world of Harry Potter to the big screen. Rowling is writing the screenplay for a film based off the Pott... read feature


Actor Richard Grifftiths dead at 65

No post on Sundays. Hah!
Mar 29
British theatrical, television, and film actor Richard Griffiths has died at the age of 65 this past Thursday. This was due to unfortunate complications following his heart surgery. Griffiths has had a colorful career spannin... read

Ridiculously expensive Harry Potter books chronicle films

Nov 27
We're all set to assume that for some Harry Potter fans $1,000 is chump change for a limited edition set of eight books that chronicle the characters move from the written word to the big screen. There are definitely people ... read

Bond breaks UK box office record beating Harry Potter

Nov 02
It's a tough fight these days between James Bond and Harry Potter for most beloved pop culture character, but Bond has stuck another blow against the young wizard. Skyfall has just broken the UK record for best opening w... read

Daniel Radcliffe is interested in a role for Frankenstein

Sep 28
Doesn't it seem like just yesterday that we were watching a prepubescent Harry Potter thwart evil while causing a little mischief on the side? I'm sighing wistfully, in case you were wondering. I was actually worried about Da... read

Warner Bros. has started their Oscar campaign for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Pt. 2, and you can watch one of their new ads for it above. If you couldn't tell from my headline, I am opinionated about it. WB is prob... read feature


The final part of the Harry Potter film saga comes to DVD and Blu-Ray on November 11th, and you'll only have until December 29th to get it. Warner Bros. is putting all Harry Potter movies on moratorium just before year's end,... read feature


Trailer: When Harry Left Hogwarts

Oct 19
Guys, Harry Potter is over. No, seriously. The books are done, the movies are finished, and there's nothing else to see. I mean, there's the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, but that was started before the franchi... read

Warner Bros. launching Harry Potter best picture campaign

Aug 04
This must be a wet dream for all the Potter-heads out there. An article in this week's Variety says that Warner Bros. is currently working on a Best Picture push for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2. Seriously. Nev... read

It's actually not hyperbolic to say that the final entry in the Harry Potter series is one of the most important movies ever made. Not in terms of creativity or technical achievement, but for the many fans who have discovered... read feature


Nine clips from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows pt 2

Jul 07
Fresh off the heels of the two featurettes we brought to you last week, comes these nine(!) brand-spanking-new clips from the finale of the Harry Potter film series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2. Thes... read

See how to rob a goblin in this Harry Potter featurette

Jun 30
You may have already seen the crash course featurette on the MacGuffin of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Voldemort's Horcruxes. Now from Entertainment Weekly comes this closer look at Harry and crew's efforts t... read

New Harry Potter featurette explains Horcruxes

Jun 30
The release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 is just two weeks away, which means it's probably a good idea to get a bit of a refresher on what Harry and his pals were up to in Part 1 of the two part finale... read

Harry Potter infographic shows billion-dollar enterprise

Jun 24
Do you know just how much money the Harry Potter franchise has made over the years or how far its influence has reached? Well, thanks to Fast Company and designer Mikey Burton, we now have an awesome infographic that details ... read

I need to change my pants now. July 15th. [Via Apple] read feature


Trailer: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

Apr 27
"Come on Tom, let's finish this like we started it. Together!" Holy crap guys, this movie looks amazing. While I've never been too fond of David Yeats' adaptations of the Potter books, Deathly Hallows Part 1 chan... read

The novel Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows came out back in 2007. If you calculate that in internet time (which is how I always address ideas), that's like an entire lifetime ago. As such, I've totally forgot almost every... read feature


Watch the opening of the final Harry Potter movie

Apr 18
[UPDATE: Welp, the WB pulled the clip. So much for that! Original story follows.] This is actually a feature from the Blu-ray release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Pt.1 giving a little taste of the opening of ... read

New Harry Potter poster about as gay as this header image

Mar 28
Badass, dude! The final Harry Potter film arrives in theaters in only a few short months. One of the moments we’ve all been waiting for, the final confrontation between Harry and Voldemort, is teased in this newly-relea... read

Take a sneak peek at Harry Potter 7 part 2

Mar 21
Don’t pretend you’re not pumped for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Pt. 2, you cynical bastards. If nothing else, the promise of all kinds of wizarding action ought to get those loins a-stirring. Plus, esp... read

Harry Potter undergoing reshoots for final scene

Dec 11
Harry Potter is the franchise that won't die. It's not a bad thing, since the books were enjoyable and even if the films had their ups and downs, they were always good for a watch. Still, just when you think the franchise wou... read

Sure, I dig Shakespeare actors and I saw the first Harry Potter without havin’ read the book when it first came to DVD. That qualifies me to review Potter…  six and a half? Or is one half of seven but not th... read feature


I feel like I've been saying the same thing each time a Potter film comes out (excluding Prisoner of Azkaban), and that is that it's good, fans will love it, but it really doesn't do much too stand on its own. This might hav... read feature


Harry Potter franchise about to surpass Star Wars profits

Nov 17
USA Today made a good point today: the Harry Potter series is about to pass up Star Wars as the most profitable movie franchise ever to grace domestic film theaters. They used BoxOfficeMojo for their research, so I decided t... read

Movie Debate to the Death! Best Harry Potter movie so far?

Nov 17
[Update: Now that Harry Potter Week is over, I want to see everyone's votes! Don't be shy!] Harry Potter week continues! Last week I couldn't resist to poll people on which Toy Story movie was their favorite, and the results... read

Harry Potter Deathly Hallows: Part 1 red carpet livestreamed

Nov 09
I didn't expect to get press releases from Livestream when I signed up, but they've actually setup a cool inside look at a red carpet event for all the Harry Potter fans around the world.  With Harry Potter Week coming only... read

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