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Three Keys

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

Daniel Radcliffe, Move Your Body

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

Essays

The Boy Who Couldn't

As the curtain opens on Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the sixth installment of the Harry Potter film saga, Voldemort is tightening his grip upon a Wizarding World that simply cannot find the collective will or courage to confront the evil in its midst. 734 more words

Old Wounds

There is so much happening in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix—the fifth installment of the Harry Potter saga—that it can be a little overwhelming. 804 more words

Power Word, Kill

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

Movie night

So, today I went to the cinema and watched Swiss Army Man. You know, the farting corpse movie… :D

I don’t read reviews, because I want to go to the cinema not expecting anything. 141 more words

Mischief Managed

The third Harry Potter movie—Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban—marks a serious departure in both substance and tone from the first two chapters of the saga. 800 more words