Category “Harry Potter”

Harry Potter Themed Book Review

Monday, May 28, 2012 12:27
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I’m glad to get this one finished and out of the way. It’s my June 1 book review for, and it was deceptively complex to do.

Vacation Photos

Sunday, April 15, 2012 3:30

I’ve been on vacation. I figured I’d share some photos:

vacation photo

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LOTR vs. Harry Potter

Sunday, March 11, 2012 20:06
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Deathly Hallows Part 2

Saturday, July 16, 2011 6:54
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I saw the new Harry Potter film yesterday. It wasn’t as good as the first part, and it wasn’t nearly as good as the book. I still think it would have been better to do Deathly Hallows as one fast paced, slick film with less characters. As is, the filmmakers seemed to have run into the trouble of trying to get all the details into the film but not being able to pay them off. (For example, the first part has a long introduction of the three Hallows, but in Part 2 one of them is ignored completely while another is barely touched upon.)

Nonetheless, I didn’t think Part 2 was the worst film in the Harry Potter series – just not the best. And as a series, the movies are fantastic.

Deathly Hallows Part 1

Sunday, November 21, 2010 11:55

I saw the seventh Harry Potter film (along with a few other people, judging by its $125 million weekend), and I loved every minute of it. But before I get into why I liked it, let me go off on a rant:

(The remainder of this post has spoilers.)

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Sci Fi/Fantasy DVD of the Week

Thursday, November 18, 2010 9:00

This week’s pick… The Harry Potter DVD Collection

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Q&A with Daniel Radcliffe

Monday, October 25, 2010 8:48

It’s been revealed that the running time for next month’s Harry Potter film is 147 minutes, making it the third longest Potter film to date. Meanwhile, Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) answered some questions from fans about the film. Here’s a transcript:

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The Hobbit to Be Filmed in England?

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 16:48

The media is full of reports today that The Hobbit film production could shoot somewhere other than New Zealand due to labor issues. Here’s the story.

According to reports, Warner Brothers has been eyeing up the Harry Potter studio Pinewood, (one of the largest, busiest studios in the United Kingdom) as a potential location for The Hobbit.

A spokesman from Wingnut films says: “New Zealand is Middle-earth and we’re still fighting to keep it that way, but it seems we’re fighting a losing battle! Warner’s are doing what they can to keep the film here too, but with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake, they need to take steps to protect their investment.”

“Next week Warners are coming down to New Zealand to make arrangements to move the production offshore,” Peter Jackson’s production company said. “It appears we cannot make films in our own country even when substantial financing is available.”

No 3-D for Deathly Hallows Part 1

Monday, October 11, 2010 13:00

The Harry Potter film franchise began well before the 3-D craze, and “Deathly Hallows Part 1” was filmed in 2-D. So they were working like crazy on a conversion, but with the November 19 release date coming up quickly, they have abandoned the effort. Warner Brothers released the following statement:

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The Rumor Roundup

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 14:29

Lately, there have been lots of rumors and hints dropped regarding The Hobbit, Star Trek, and Harry Potter films. Here’s a roundup.

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