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Talking Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

“We thrive on negative criticism, which is fun to write and to read.” – Anton Ego, Ratatouille Last night, myself, Rachel Wagner and Hayden Wilder got together to discuss Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. None of us cared for … Continue reading

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Film review – Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

(Note: this review does not contain explicit spoilers for The Crimes of Grindelwald. It does, however, contain spoilers for the first Fantastic Beasts film, plus Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.) JK Rowling gave the world a series of magical … Continue reading

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What’s All The Fuss About Nagini?

When re-reading Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, I couldn’t help but wonder exactly what kind of snake Voldemort’s companion, Nagini, was supposed to be. Like the deadly swamp adder in the Sherlock Holmes story ‘The Adventure of the … Continue reading

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In London Again: The Natural History Museum (and King’s Cross)

London is one of my favourite places in the world, and one of my favourite places in London is the Natural History Museum in South Kensington. I hadn’t been to London since my Keeper for a Day experience at London … Continue reading

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Ranking the Harry Potter Movies

Tonight, me, Rachel, Jeremy and Abby got together one more time, to bring our Harry Potter film discussion to a close by giving our own rankings of the nine films (the eight in the Harry Potter series, plus Fantastic Beasts … Continue reading

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Re-Reading Harry Potter: Final Thoughts

I’ve re-read all the Harry Potter books and re-watched all the films, and participated in a series of podcasts to discuss the latter. I’ve read the script of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and watched Fantastic Beasts and Where to … Continue reading

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Talking Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

Today, Rachel Wagner and I finally got round to what our Harry Potter re-watches were building towards: discussing Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them. Unfortunately Jeremy and Abby were unavailable this week, and it looked like it might be … Continue reading

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Film review: Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

After a very long wait, it’s finally here: Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, the spinoff based upon one of Harry Potter’s textbooks, set in the same world decades before Harry was born, and with the screenplay written by … Continue reading

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Talking Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2

It’s now just a couple of weeks until the release of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, and me, Rachel, Jeremy and Abby have finished our series of Harry Potter discussion videos, by talking about Harry Potter and the … Continue reading

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Talking Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1

Our latest Harry Potter film discussion, this time for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 – discussing all sorts of things, from the problems with the trio’s extended camping trip, to whether the nudity in the Horcrux scene was inappropriate. It … Continue reading

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