The Day That I Started Caring About Harry Potter Again

Back in October, I wrote an article entitled “The Day I Stopped Caring About Harry Potter“. While I recommend reading the article in its entirety, I’ll sum it up before I continue: I was upset that the story was going to continue after the “All was well” finality that Deathly Hallows brought us. Moreover, I was…

The Day I Stopped Caring About Harry Potter

I feel a bit like Charlie Brown around Christmastime. Not feeling the same Christmas spirit that everyone else is feeling. I open Facebook and every post is “Cursed Child” this and “Cursed Child” that, and my reaction isn’t to open each article to devour the latest news. My reaction is a very Charlie Brown-ish reaction: that it’s…

Diagon Alley Expansion Opens July 8th (Roundup)

On Wednesday, Universal Studios released several high-res images from their highly-anticipated Diagon Alley expansion to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter (WWoHP) theme park in Orlando, Florida. WWoHP opened four years ago, and the expansion will open to wizards, witches (and most importantly, muggles) on Tuesday, July 8th. Here are those images: Personally, I am very,…

West End: Harry Potter Without Magic?

On December 20th, J.K. Rowling confirmed on her Facebook page a rumor that had been making the rounds online the previous day: that she would be producing a play for the West End (London’s “Broadway”) about Harry Potter. Many were very surprised and excited to hear this news, but for me, I was confused more…

The Muppet Christmas Carol vs. Disney’s A Christmas Carol

Before I begin comparing and contrasting the two films, let’s make one thing perfectly clear: The Muppet Christmas Carol is a Walt Disney movie too. Therefore, rather than call it “Disney’s A Christmas Carol“, I’m going to refer to the 2009 film as “Jim Carrey’s A Christmas Carol”. Interestingly enough, another famous adaptation (not reviewed…