#Harry Potter


Lionsgate CEO says more Twilight, Hunger Games coming soon

Jon Feltheimer, formerly known as the CEO of Lionsgate, now known as the man who made teenage dreams come true, told Wall Street investors that there is no way his studio won't make more Twilight movies about angsty teenage vampires and the...


Jude Law is young Dumbledore in Fantastic Beasts sequel

  Yesterday, news broke that Jude Law will portray Albus Dumbledore, beloved character and Headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, in the sequel to 2016's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Fantastic Beasts is l...

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Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

On my right wrist is a scar given to me by the seventh Harry Potter book. I was abroad at the time, at a language school. The book had just launched, and my Turkish roomate (not my French or Croatian ones) got a copy. I asked him if I could...

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them gets a full trailer

We're currently in the midst of a new wave of Harry Potter mania. With its Universal Studios park finally opening, J.K Rowling releasing a written version of the newest stage play (which is book eight for all intents and purposes), and now ...

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RIP Alan Rickman (1946-2016)

UK stage and screen actor Alan Rickman has passed away after a fight against cancer. He was 69 years old. Rickman was one of the most admired actors working today, and not just for playing Professor Snape in the Harry Potter movies or Hans ...


Eddie Redmayne will star in Harry Potter spin-off trilogy

Eddie Redmayne is trading in his big Stephen Hawking brain for a wizarding wand. Warner Bros. has announced that the Oscar winner will star in the upcoming Harry Potter spin-off trilogy, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The first fi...


Severus Snape and the recut of the Harry Potter movies

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 incompetent, but ...

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Trailer for Mudbloods makes Quidditch awesome

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 (thankfully, it ...

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J.K. Rowling writing screenplay for Harry Potter spin-off

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 Potter world book F...


Actor Richard Grifftiths dead at 65

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 spanning the stage and...


Ridiculously expensive Harry Potter books chronicle films

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 out there who w...


Bond breaks UK box office record beating Harry Potter

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 week in history ...


Daniel Radcliffe is interested in a role for Frankenstein

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 Daniel Radcliffe ...


F*&% you, Harry Potter, you don't deserve an Oscar

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 probably going to s...


Harry Potter and the Incredibly Stupid Moratorium

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, including the ...


Trailer: When Harry Left Hogwarts

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 franchise was finished...


Warner Bros. launching Harry Potter best picture campaign

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. Never mind the fac...


Review: Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Part II

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 the wonder of ...


Nine clips from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows pt 2

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. These clips could c...


See how to rob a goblin in this Harry Potter featurette

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 to retrieve one ...


New Harry Potter featurette explains Horcruxes

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. Of course, if...


Harry Potter infographic shows billion-dollar enterprise

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 a whole bunch o...


Trailer: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

"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 changed my mind reg...


New Harry Potter 7 Pt. 2 pics look awesome

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 everything about the...


Watch the opening of the final Harry Potter movie

[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 Part 2. We get ...


New Harry Potter poster about as gay as this header image

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-released poster for ...


Take a sneak peek at Harry Potter 7 part 2

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, especially for fol...


Harry Potter undergoing reshoots for final scene

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 would be over, the...


Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1

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 have been especial...


Harry Potter franchise about to surpass Star Wars profits

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 to look into the...


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

[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 are in: Toy S...


Harry Potter Deathly Hallows: Part 1 red carpet livestreamed

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 six days away ...


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The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)"Damaged people, decent people, dysfunctional families"


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The Mountain Between Us"Why didn't they eat the dog?"


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Jeepers Creepers 3"Where does he get those wonderful toys?"


Battle of the Sexes"A back and forth volley never settling on a tone"


NYFF Thelma"Everything you need and more"


American Made"Sex, drugs, and Tom Cruise"


NYFF Last Flag Flying"Richard Linklater standing at attention, but not at ease or at rest"


Preacher (Season 2)"Adapting the unadaptable"


Mother!"Mother of god this is pretentious"


American Assassin"American Ass"


It"Stephen King's scariest adaptation to date"


Good Time"Robert Pattinson: Vampire, no more"


Logan Lucky"No relation to Wolverine"


The Defenders (Season 1)"Masters of karate and friendship "