Tag: Harry Potter

4K Review: Feel the Magic (The Harry Potter 8 Film Collection, 2018)

So, this one is going to be pretty short.  I have already explored the films themselves.  So here I am just going to look at the set itself. Really quickly…this is my set-up: The Television: Samsung – 49″ Class – LED – NU8000 Series… Continue Reading “4K Review: Feel the Magic (The Harry Potter 8 Film Collection, 2018)”

Oh Oh It’s Magic PT 7 uh PT 2 (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, 2011)

Ten years of film-making culminates with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.  After managing to destroy a couple of the Horacruxes and escaping the clutches of Bellatrix Lestrange, the trio realizes they need to return to Hogwarts.  But this is not so… Continue Reading “Oh Oh It’s Magic PT 7 uh PT 2 (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, 2011)”

Oh Oh It’s Magic! PT7 um PT 1 (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, 2010)

Finding the world becoming more and more dangerous, Harry and his friends leave behind the muggle world.  We see them saying their goodbyes, or in the case of Hermione, tragically causing her non-magical parents to forget she even exists. Several members of the Order… Continue Reading “Oh Oh It’s Magic! PT7 um PT 1 (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, 2010)”

Oh Oh It’s Magic! PT 6 (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, 2009)

Now that the magical world knows Harry and Dumbledore were, in fact, correct and the Voldemort is back, the Death Eaters are becoming bolder than ever, going as far as to attack the non-magical world.  Harry is hesitant about returning to Hogwarts, but Dumbledore… Continue Reading “Oh Oh It’s Magic! PT 6 (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, 2009)”

Oh Oh It’s Magic! PT 5 (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, 2007)

The film opens with a rather heartbroken Harry Potter, haunted by the death of Cedric Diggory and the rise of Voldemort.  The Ministry of Magic has worked very hard to portray Harry and Dumbledore as crackpots. Confronted by cousin Dudley and his friends, Harry… Continue Reading “Oh Oh It’s Magic! PT 5 (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, 2007)”

Oh Oh It’s Magic! PT 4 (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, 2005)

With the fourth film, we find an expanded universe.  Harry and the Weasley family are off to watch the Quidditch World Cup. This is really the first view the films have given us of Quidditch beyond being a school sport. Much like an international… Continue Reading “Oh Oh It’s Magic! PT 4 (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, 2005)”

Oh Oh It’s Magic! PT 3 (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, 2004)

Continuing to steamroll on, the third film introduces the concept of the wizard prison Azkaban.  It appears to be the only prison, and it is a place you do not want to go.  The wizarding community is on edge, because of the notorious killer,… Continue Reading “Oh Oh It’s Magic! PT 3 (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, 2004)”

Oh Oh It’s Magic! PT 2 (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, 2002)

The first film was a huge success, and so a follow-up was certain.  When the film opens, his guardians, the Dursleys, have given Harry an actual bedroom.  But they also put bars on the window. A strange creature calling himself Dobby (and reveals himself… Continue Reading “Oh Oh It’s Magic! PT 2 (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, 2002)”

Oh Oh It’s Magic! Pt 1 (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, 2001)

Every so often there is a major phenomenon. And for the late 1990’s?  That was Harry Potter.  In a series of seven books, J.K. Rowling broke records with a tale of a young boy wizard.  Kids were showing up to midnight release parties for… Continue Reading “Oh Oh It’s Magic! Pt 1 (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, 2001)”

Flights of Fantasy

Well, October has come to a close and now we begin with a new month.  November will be dedicated to…the films of fantasy! Greek myths! Magical pirates! Wizards! Boy Wizards! Dragons! Warriors! We will look at films such as the Lord of the Rings, Harry… Continue Reading “Flights of Fantasy”