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By Stephen Lavington on 03 August 2009 Comments Off

The middle of the end?

By Jon de Burgh Miller on 23 November 2005 Comments Off

The middle chunk of a multi-film epic is always going to have an easier ride than the segments either side of it, and ‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’ is no exception.

By Eddie Robson on 13 August 2005 Comments Off

A recent story claiming that British films were doing very well, and partly attributed this to the success of the latest Harry Potter film. Would this be the same Harry Potter film made by the long-established Hollywood studio Warner Bros.?

By Jim Smith on 02 June 2004 Comments Off

You know the film that ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ isn’t?

By Eddie Robson on 15 December 2003 Comments Off

Congratulations to BBC2 for running the grand final of ‘The Big Read’ at nine o’clock on a Saturday night. Why was this a good thing? Simple – it means that ‘Harry Potter’ didn’t win…

By J Clive Matthews on 19 November 2002 Comments Off

Well, it’s not as dull as the last one, but this is a franchise which has already begun to look untenable, and not just because JK Rowling can’t be bothered to write any more books now that she can afford to buy Scotland.

By Jim Smith on 22 May 2002 Comments Off

The thing about ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ is that it is ‘just good enough’. Please note the ‘just’, as it’s rather important.

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