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Order of the Phoenix

Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

July 20, 2009

No one can doubt the popularity and impact of JK Rowling’s Harry Potter book series.  I personally think they’re great — fantasy, but very real and very well-written.  The movie adaptations, however, are a different story.  There have been four different directors throughout the six movies.  Cutting the book’s content into the movies has been the biggest rub.  My [...]

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Inner-Geek Update

July 5, 2009

Well, it’s probably the most beautiful day of 2009, but a lingering 4th of July ”headache” coupled with a first-of-the-year super-red sunburn from yesterday kept me homebound.  So, here’s some assorted things that interested my inner geek online today: First of all, it’s just ten days until Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince comes out!  I love the book [...]

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Final Harry Potter HBP Trailer Released

April 16, 2009

Ever since this movie got moved from last November to this coming July, I’ve been very impatient to see one of my favorite Harry Potter books turned to film.  I have reread Half-Blood Prince more than any other and while I think Deathly Hallows is still supreme, the accessibility and journey of HBP keep me coming [...]

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New Harry Potter HBP Trailer and More

March 8, 2009

The new Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince trailer came out this weekend.  I’ve been looking forward to this film since the book is one of my favorites and so far from what I’ve seen, they won’t take a hatchet to the plot like they did for the Order of the Phoenix film.  This movie was [...]

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Trailer Released

July 31, 2008

Released yesterday, it’s only the teaser trailer, but it looks really good.  I like the darkening tone and somber mood, plus the actor playing the young Tom Riddle seems like a really good fit (I believe it is actually Ralph Fiennes’ nephew). The HBP is one of my favorite books in the series (I like Four [...]

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