Harry Potter

Harry Potter spin-off: Eddie Redmayne now in talks to star

Simon Brew News May 13, 2015

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them looks like it's about to secure Eddie Redmayne as its lead...

The Golden Compass: what went wrong?

Andrew Blair Feature Apr 21, 2015

With fantasy franchises having been so popular in recent years, why did Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials series stop before it got going?

Can authors control how their work is adapted for film?

Mark Harrison Feature Apr 15, 2015

Gillian Flynn adapted Gone Girl for the screen - but why is she the exception? Should book authors be involved in adaptations of their work?

Harry Potter spin-off trilogy casting rumours

Simon Brew News Apr 13, 2015

Both Eddie Redmayne and Nicholas Hoult are in the running to lead Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them...

9 franchise-starting young adult films that struggled

Patrick Sproull Feature Mar 26, 2015

For every Harry Potter or Hunger Games series, there are those franchises that didn't quite set the world on fire...

Matt Smith linked with lead in Harry Potter spin-offs

Simon Brew News Mar 25, 2015

It's just a rumour at this stage, but Matt Smith may be heading to Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them.

Alan Parker: I won't direct another film

Simon Brew News Mar 24, 2015

"Directors do not improve with age", says Alan Parker, as he also chats about turning down Harry Potter...

14 movies that should have stopped minutes earlier

Simon Brew Ryan Lambie Feature Feb 10, 2015

Could the likes of L.A. Confidential, Lord Of The Rings, Leon and Harry Potter be enhanced by pulling to a stop a few minutes earlier?

Harry Potter: ranking the films in order of quality

Andrew Blair Feature Feb 5, 2015

We head back to Hogwarts, and try and sort out the Harry Potter films. Is Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets the best one, then?

Are we overcritical of daft blockbusters?

Rachel Meaden Feature Feb 17, 2015

With voices ever ready to defend movies derided by reviewers, might it be time to ask if we’re being a little too discerning?

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