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Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Harry Potter)

By Dom Nardi “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is the first Harry Potter movie not based directly on one of J.K. Rowling’s novels (although she did write the script).* The movie takes place in New York City in 1926, over 70 years before Harry Potter first went to Hogwarts. Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne), an eccentric wizard/zoologist, accidentally releases ...

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Dani Jae interview

Dani Jae photo

Originally from Houston, TX., then Salt Lake City, UT., Dani started modeling in all mediums: fashion print, runway, commercial, body paints, sculpture, and film. After moving to Los Angeles, she attended and graduated the Joanne Baron, D.W. Brown Conservatory for the Dramatic Arts in Santa Monica, CA., shifting her focus from photo to film/stage. Shortly after graduation, she began performing ...

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Is Rey a Superhero?

  For the most part, audiences fell in love with Rey in The Force Awakens. Daisy Ridley brought an irrepressible charm and energy to the role. Over the holidays, people were frustrated by the lack of Rey merchandising available in stores. But there have been questions about her development as a character. For example, screenwriter Max Landis calls Rey too ...

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First Images of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”!

IT’S the Wizarding World like we’ve never seen it! The new issue of Entertainment Weekly has released the first images ever of the upcoming Harry Potter prequel, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them! 8 new magical and stunning images of Eddie Redmayne as magizoologist Newt Scamander are featured, giving us a glimpse not only into Newt’s character, but also the American Ministry of ...

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Eddie Redmayne confirmed as Newt Scamander in “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”

It’s official! After weeks of speculation and rumors, Warner Bros. has confirmed that Eddie Redmayne has been cast as Newt Scamander in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film trilogy. Eddie has most recently won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything (and seriously, if you haven’t ...

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J.K. Rowling Proves She’s Amazing (Again)

*The views of the article are those of the author and not necessarily those of Legendarium Media* Most fans of the Harry Potter series will agree that a core message of the series is to stand up for what is right. After all, Harry stood up against Voldemort and the Death Eaters when they wanted to force all wizards to ...

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The Illustrated Harry Potter: First Look at the New Art!

In 2013 Bloomsbury announced plans for an illustrated Harry Potter series with brand new art from award winning illustrator, Jim Kay. Earlier today, the publishers gave us an official release date of October 6th, 2015 as well as a first look into the artwork of the series: The past two years have seen the publication of new editions of the Harry Potter series in both ...

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Pottermore Announces New Content for 12 Days of Christmas

J.K. Rowling is giving Potter fans a new gift this Christmas. Well, twelve gifts, to be exact. The interactive site Pottermore announced that they will release a new “Christmas surprise” on each of the twelve days leading up to Christmas: We’re feeling extra generous this year, so we’re bringing you early gifts this Christmas. Starting Friday, December 12, we’ll be releasing ...

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Why Fantasy Matters

“Artists use lies to tell the truth.” These words were spoken by Evey Hammond to the masked terrorist/freedom fighter V in V for Vendetta, echoing Pablo Picasso’s words, “Art is a lie that makes us realize truth […]” Despite the dystopian and relatively fantastical setting of the film, those words spoke truer to me than any lecture I ever sat ...

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