Articles Tagged “Harry Potter”

  • “Harry Potter” Director Will Bring “Dr Who” To The Big Screen

    Dr Who is one of my own major pop culture blind spots. The show has been on the BBC for decades, and its only just become popular in the States due to BBC America and, of course, the Internet*. With a revolving door of actors portraying the doctor and years and years of continuity to […]

  • “Harry Potter” To Seek Oscar Gold

    According to Variety (or CHUD if you don’t care for that pay-wall malarkey), Warner Bros is planning on launching an all out assault on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the hopes of getting Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows an Oscar nomination this winter. At this point the film is the highest grossing […]

  • Weekend Box Office: Smurfs and Aliens Tie For Number One

    The weekend estimates are in, and surprisingly enough The Smurfs has tied with Cowboys and Aliens for first place. Industry analysts were projecting a $28 million take for the latest family film, so this is something of a pleasant shock for Sony, who is surely prepping their “#1 Movie in America!” ads as I type. […]

  • Captain America Punches Harry Potter Off The Box Office Throne

    As I exited my Captain America screening this past Friday night, I witnessed a massive line for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows queuing up near the doors to the IMAX theater. With the theater for Captain America only half full, I figured the Cap would have the slight blemish of being the only Marvel […]

  • “Potter” Breaks Twilight’s Midnight Record

    Deadline  has all the major numbers and figures, but the big story here is the astounding $43.5 MILLION gross of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 from last night’s midnight screenings. The previous record holder was Twilight: Eclipse, with $30 million. The 3D bump may have been a factor, but Warner Bros is expecting […]

  • Through The Trap Door: A Look back At The “Harry Potter” Series

    Reviewing the final “Harry Potter” film is tricky business. It is impossible to not mention the worldwide phenomenon that surrounds it, or the sheer miracle of its existence. Credit should be given to Warner Bros up front: they aren’t just cashing in on the book’s popularity and churning out shitty movies, like some studios I […]

  • “The Dark Knight Rises” Trailer Attached To “Deathly Hallows”

    Just as many were predicting, Warner Bros have reportedly attached the trailer for what will surely be one of the biggest hits of next year to what will surely be the biggest hit of this year. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt.2” will carry with it the “Dark Knight Rises” trailer in all formats […]

  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 2

    It’s finally going to arrive.. the long awaited Harry Potter and Voldemort stand-off. In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 2; Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Ron (Rupert Grint) and Hermoine (Emma Watson) try to find and destroy the final Voldemort horcruxes. However, Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes) finds out about their mission and the biggest battle begins. Watching […]