Tag : harry potter

Fantastic Tweets: The Crimes of JK Rowling

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JK Rowling has recently come under fire for the casting of South Korean Claudia Kim as the character of Nagini in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald. In a new plot twist, Rowling has revealed that Nagini was once human – a secret she has claimed to have kept … Read More

8 films to watch this christmas

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The Christmas season is finally upon us, but if you’re not quite ready to dive into the festive spirit, here are a few films to watch around Christmas that aren’t too concerned with the holiday. Although, in case you have already festooned your house and are impatient for the 25th, … Read More

Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – pure magic

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In all honesty, the recent adaptation of JK Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is, if you’ll pardon the pun, pure magic. Eddie Redmayne breathes life into his bumbling and bashful character Newt Scamander, exploring 1920s New York in search of some of his misplaced creatures. His co-stars … Read More

Two Muggles Playing Quidditch

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Unless you’ve spent the past few weeks hiding under a rock, we all know that there are an endless amount of ‘Give it a Go’ (GIAG) society sessions going on around campus. But which one to choose? Rebekah Chapman and Hannah Cowton decided to check out the Quidditch Society. Rebekah:  … Read More

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Review – Keeping the Magic Alive

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a play that’s been clouded in secrecy since it began production. At the showing I attended, each audience member was even given a pin with #KeepTheSecrets printed in big, bold letters on it. Without giving too much away, then, Cursed Child takes place … Read More

Gryphon Give It A Go: Quidditch and Harry Potter Society

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Harry Potter is the best-selling book series of all time, having sold over 450 million copies as well as being translated into over 70 languages. It’s only fitting that such an accomplished and popular novel series be granted its own society at the University of Leeds. As a fan of … Read More

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Review

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With tickets for The Cursed Child sold out until December 2017, I had to get my hands on the script that could potentially change my life. By that I mean surely there’d be a Hogwarts acceptance letter sitting in the play for me, or perhaps I was just about to … Read More

Alan Rickman dies aged 69

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Film star Alan Rickman has died aged 69 after a battle with cancer, his family have confirmed. The actor was much loved, known for playing Hans Gruber in Die Hard and gaining the attention of a younger audience for his role as Professor Snape in the Harry Potter series. A … Read More

Hogwarts to Headingley: Actor visits The Arc

4 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds may not be the first place that springs to mind when you think of witchcraft and wizardry, but one group of Uni students struck gold when they bumped into Harry Potter star Matthew Lewis on Friday night. The actor, best known for playing geek Neville Longbottom in the movies, … Read More

Freeview Flicks of the Week: Harry Potter, Meet Me in St Louis and Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

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In the Middle’s best weekly freeview flicks picks is here! This week we meet the Dark Lord and go salmon fishing in the Yemen. TUESDAY – Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (ITV1 19:30) Every Christmas, ITV plays host to the world’s most magical series, the Harry Potter … Read More