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Book Review: Harry Potter, Narnia, And The Lord Of The Rings: What You Need To Know About Fantasy Books And Movies

Harry Potter, Narnia, And The Lord Of The Rings:  What You Need To Know About Fantasy Books And Movies, by Richard Abanes If you know going into it that this book is written from the point of view of an … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald: The Original Screenplay

Fantastic Beasts:  The Crimes Of Grindelwald:  The Original Screenplay, by J.K. Rowling It is worthwhile to ask why it is that I would be interested in reading the screenplay to a movie I have already seen and generally like [1].  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Harry Potter: Cinematic Guide: Ron Weasley

Harry Potter:  Cinematic Guide:  Ron Wesley, by Felicity Baker Is this an essential book?  By no means.  In reading a book like this I have to try to put myself back in the days of my youth.  Of course, in … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Crimes Of Grindelwald

[Warning:  Spoilers below.] Sometimes casting makes a big difference.  After the first film in this series, which I actually enjoyed a great deal [1], there were some complaints that Eddie Redmayne’s Newt Scamander wasn’t very charismatic, so what does this … Continue reading

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The Last Enemy That Will Be Destroyed Is Death

In the seventh and final novel of the Harry Potter series, one of the pivotal moments of the plot occurs when Harry Potter and Hermoine Granger go to Godric’s Hollow and find the tomb of Harry’s parents, which has on … Continue reading

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Finders, Returners

Those who are fond of the Harry Potter series (not everyone is, but that is a subject for another day) are aware that one of the four houses of Hogwarts is devoted to those who find things in Hufflepuff.  Although … Continue reading

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The Curious Case Of Albright vs. Potter

Earlier this morning I received the following message from one of my blog’s loyal readers:  “Perhaps it’s time to explain again why you read the good, bad and the ugly. For some that would not be a good idea, the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them: The Original Screenplay

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them:  The Original Screenplay, by J.K. Rowling I find it hard to believe that this is the third review on the title Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find them that I have made [1].  … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

[Note:  There be spoilers below.] As someone who is familiar with and a pretty serious fan of the Harry Potter universe [1], I looked forward to this film.  Before going to this film after getting off of work early because … Continue reading

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Book Review: Harry Potter And The Cursed Child: Parts One And Two

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child:  Parts One And Two, a new play by Jack Thorne, based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, & Jack Thorne [Note:  Spoiler alert.] There are a few things that a … Continue reading

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