Slytherin to Harry Potter’s New World

For every muggle living in the human world, the unveiling of Universal Orlando Studios’ The World of Harry Potter back in 2010 gave the chance to explore a world only seen in books and movies. This expansion of the Islands of Adventure theme park truly did JK Rowling’s Harry Potter justice, and since then, people […]

Banned Books Week

It’s Banned Books Week, the week where we give a nod to censorship as if to say “We know you’re here and we don’t care.” Of course, then we rub it in by reading some banned books ourselves. Censorship is most common among children and teen’s books. Well-meaning parents and teachers try to ensure that the […]

Hark, Potter Fans!

The world of Harry Potter is going to hit the big screens again! Feel free to squeal uncontrollably, Potterheads. This particular film will be about Newt Scamander, “author” of Harry’s textbook, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Now, the movie won’t have Harry or even his parents in it (feel free to cry); it’s […]

Boy wizard Harry Potter to return in a new movie

The mini movie will open to theme park audiences. Break out the Butterbeer and shoot a few sparks into the sky; a ninth Harry Potter movie is in the works! According to the Sun, a mini movie is in the works for audiences at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park in Florida. The […]

Rowling’s “Casual Vacancy” to become BBC drama

Rowling fans can expect to the see the episodic adaptation in 2014. Rowling has transitioned into the world of adult literature with her latest novel, The Casual Vacancy. Her first work since the completion of the Harry Potter series, The Casual Vacancy strays away from the realm of spells and potions. The novel focuses on […]

Five Ways to Relive the Magic and Fight Post-Potter Depression

Exactly a year ago today, the final installment of the Harry Potter films released internationally, and fourteen years before that, the first novel of the series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone saw its first release. Potter fans everywhere may feel like they are suffering from what has been dubbed “Post-Potter Depression”. The close of […]

Hunger Games Films to Join Fellow Franchises in Movie Split, Becomes a Quadrilogy

This isn’t meant to pit the three franchises and their fans against each other. I’m a fan of all three series; I look forward to hearing casting news for the Hunger Games and the next Breaking Dawn installment. It’s simply a commentary that these three major franchises all have something in common now, other than […]

The Magic Lives On

Potter fans, have your wands at the ready – Harry Potter will be returning to San Diego Comic-Con this year with “15 Years since Philosopher’s Stone: The Harry Potter Fandom in 2012″. A little under a year has passed since the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, pt. 2, so naturally, the Harry […]