There are few friendships stronger and truer in any movies, anywhere, than that of Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger. They first meet when thrown together as total strangers on the first day of school—a hard prospect for almost any kid, let alone those going off to learn about beasts, potions, curses, and how to stop whatever fresh monstrosity is currently threatening the school. 727 more words
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A version of this article originally appeared on the now defunct online magazine Cultural Transmogrifier in 2012—hence, the omission of more recent Radcliffe films.
Unlike many child stars who’ve become lost to obscurity, Radcliffe has only grown in popularity since his first major feature film, 1,744 more words
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is, far and away, my favorite installment of the Harry Potter series, both movies and novels, for it is the saga’s true pivot from an episodic children’s adventure (albeit a deeply enjoyable one) to an unexpected coming-of-age story in which good, valiant kids are suddenly forced to grow up way to fast in the face of an overwhelming danger. 835 more words