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Newest ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Trailer Reveals Claudia Kim as Nagini

The newest and final trailer for Fantastic Beasts and the Crimes of Grindelwald was released and excitement certainly is growing as we near the film’s release, but one stunning surprise has got fans jumping out of their seats. Nagini. If you’ve followed the original series, you will know that Nagini was You-Know-Who’s trusted pet snake and (spoiler) one of the Horcruxes.  […]

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What Should the Fantasy Genre Look Like Now?

The fantasy genre is arguably one of the most popular genres of books, films, and television shows. Programs like Game of Thrones, Once Upon a Time, and others instantly come to mind. Nerd culture is practically dominated by the Thrones fandom, as well as Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter. As these have been adapted to their respective mediums, […]

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Cinemark to Bring ‘Harry Potter’ Films Back to Theaters to Celebrate 20th Anniversary of First Book

Even with the Fantastic Beasts series filling the magical void, there’s just something unique about the specific world of Harry and his friends that holds a special place in the hearts of fans worldwide. In honor of the 20th anniversary of the release of Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone (or Sorcerer’s Stone), the Cinemark theater chain is re-releasing all of […]

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J.K. Rowling Already Working On Script For ‘Fantastic Beasts 3’

Warner Bros. currently has three more sequels to the Fantastic Beasts series planned after The Crimes of Grindelwald. It is still unclear if all these sequels are going to be about the rivalry between Albus Dumbledore and Gellert Grindelwald. Based on the trailers from the next film releasing this November- it definitely seems like the Grindelwald conflict is just getting started. One of […]

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‘Fantastic Beasts’ and the Lack of Historical Context

I eat, sleep, and breathe history. I always have. The writer in me admires the way that history feels like one huge neverending story with numerous protagonists and main events. When movies set in significant historic backdrops and periods, I always get a little excited. That is until glaring historical inaccuracies or erasures are presented. Fantastic Beasts and Where to […]

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Is It Still Fun to Be a “Harry Potter” Fan?

Is it still fun to be a fan of Harry Potter? I ask myself this question often, especially as I get older and look at the movies and books I loved so much throughout my childhood more critically. As a young black woman, I have often had to love this series despite there being few people who looked like me […]

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Andrew Lincoln to Narrate Harry Potter Audiobook

The Walking Dead star Andrew Lincoln is the latest to join the Harry Potter family as the narrator for the new Hogwarts Library audiobook, Quidditch Through the Ages for Audible and Pottermore. The book was written by J.K. Rowling (under the name Kennilworthy Whisp) and will contain commentary from characters such as Ginny Potter and Rita Skeeter. It will be […]

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Entire ‘Harry Potter’ Franchise is on HBO

HBO has given Harry Potter fans a special gift for the new year. The cable channel announced that beginning Jan. 1, all eight films are available on all HBO’s platforms. This includes the network’s streaming service HBO NOW. The franchise, that follows the adventures of young wizard Harry Potter and his Hogwarts’ friends and classmates Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger as they […]

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The Only Christmas Movies You Should Watch This Year

It’s that time of year, re-runs of classic Christmas movies are dominating every channel you switch to, and with the freedom of streaming and on-demand, you are no longer forced to watch whatever is on TV. Without further ado, here are some of our favourite Christmas movies. It’s A Wonderful Life It’s A Wonderful Life is a Christmas movie like […]

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‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ Wraps Up Filming

Everyone’s been heading home for the various winter holidays and the cast of Fantastic Beasts 2 gets to do the same. The second film in the franchise officially wrapped up filming on the 20th of this month with the movie’s official Twitter account making the announcement: That's a wrap on #FantasticBeasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald production! See you in 2018. #MagicInProgress #FantasticBeasts […]

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First Look at The Cast of ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’

Is official, in just one year we’ll be seeing the sequel of the newest addition to the Harry Potter franchise, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. In one year, return to the Wizarding World with Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. #MagicInProgress #FantasticBeasts pic.twitter.com/8aWj8xhGj5 — Fantastic Beasts (@FantasticBeasts) November 16, 2017 With the announcement of the official release date, we […]