Tag Archive | Harry Potter

Anything can happen in the blink of an eye…

Anything can happen in the blink of an eye…

…and it can cost you a crap-ton of money. Exhibit A: Yup. That’s me and Wynn with James and Oliver Phelps, otherwise known as Fred and George Weasley. And yes. I’m blinking. And yes. Oh yes. I paid good money for this photo. But funnily enough, I’m not that upset about it. As you can see, […]

Traditional feminist: An oxymoron?

Traditional feminist: An oxymoron?

I recently read a book in which the heroine is quite a militant feminist. She scoffs at the thought of a woman wanting to get married and have a family or any sense of a “traditional” life and thinks she’s fine on her own. And while I agree that a woman doesn’t need a man […]

Nerd on the street

Nerd on the street

As I’ve mentioned before, I love a good romance novel. But my first literary love is fantasy: Magic spells, castles, dragons, witches and wizards, curses, long journeys and in the end, good triumphing over evil. I love it all. And while this list can easily describe “Harry Potter,” I will say I loved the genre before […]

Love, love, love: My favorite moments from the seventh Harry Potter film

Finishing up my week of favorite Harry Potter scenes, here are my picks for the final film. Seeing how there’s only one movie for today, I figured I’d pick more than one (I’ll try to keep the explanations short). Also, it’s the second-to-last movie, so why not? “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1” […]

Unrequited love: My favorite moments from the fifth and sixth Harry Potter films

One day closer to the finale of Harry Potter means one more entry with my favorite scenes from previous films. Here are my choices for the fifth and sixth film. “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” (2007) One of my favorite scenes in this film is actually just this little moment right before Harry‘s […]

Growing up: My favorite scenes from the third and fourth Harry Potter films

Continuing from my previous post, here are my favorite scenes from the third and fourth Harry Potter films: “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban“ (2004) This is one of my favorite films (and books) in the whole series. Harry and the audience learn so much about his father as well as his abilities as a wizard […]

The end is not near, it’s here!

As many news outlets have mentioned, this week we are saying goodbye to something that has been part of many people’s lives for more than a decade. Come Thursday night and Friday morning, the world will begin to say goodbye to the greatness that is Harry Potter as Deathly Hallows Part II opens in theaters everywhere. […]