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  • Movie review: 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2'

    Movie review: 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2'
    After seven previous films over a 10-year span, $2 billion in domestic box office and still more treasure overseas, Warner Bros. has unwrapped the Harry Potter advertising line it hoped it would never have to use: "It all ends." In a classic storybook...
  • 2011 Summer movies list

    2011 Summer movies list
    May 6 The Beaver A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
  • Warner Bros. cancels 3-D version of next Harry Potter installment

     
    Stung by criticism that it rushed the conversion of "Clash of the Titans" into 3-D earlier this year, Warner Bros. is playing it safe with "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1." The studio said Friday it would......
  • Holiday movies: 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' readies for the end

     
    2010 HOLIDAY MOVIE PREVIEW: There was a break in the action — the cast and crew of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” were milling about waiting for the next set-up on a summer day here in 2009 — and Daniel Radcliffe sat back in...
  • Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

     
    There are no eye-rolling pauses to stare at this new magical prop or that extra-special special effect. No time for time-killing Quidditch matches. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1” is a film of actors in close-up. The lead players h...
  • Film review: 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1'

     
    Warner Bros.' generally excellent adaptation of J.K. Rowling's hugely successful series of novels continues in fine form with “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1,” the second-to-last entry. Or (if you prefer) the first half of the last...
  • Ranking the Harry Potter movies

     
    Fans of the books have enjoyed the almost literal adaptations of most of the seven Harry Potter movies to come along. Other reviewers have embraced film after film in the series, going with the flow, as it were. Contrary to what this suggests, not me. Not...
  • So how did a Nick Cave song end up in 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- Part 1'?

     
    Terms such as "Quidditch" and "Muggles" have essentially become part of everyday lexicon due to the "Harry Potter" series. Yet the weirdest and most unexpected addition to the world-o-Potter, one with magic schools, talking photos and violent trees, may...
  • A Capone movie for the ‘Harry Potter’ director, Mickey Cohen for Sean Penn

     
    Warners is getting into the Sean Penn business for a drama about mobster Mickey Cohen. He was an LA mobster, contemporary and associate of Bugsy Siegal and the “Jewish Mafia” that ran the city's crime scene in the 40s and 50s. The script,...
  • The Hollywood Risk Equation: Would you have hired Kenneth Branagh to direct 'Thor'?

     
    In Hollywood, summer is the season of familiarity. My kid isn't half as jaded as I am, but after sitting through a scrum of recent movie trailers crammed with bulked-up comic book heroes, battling villains and dodging explosions, he grumbled:......
  • Harry Potter fans take over Trafalgar Square for 'Deathly Hallows -- Part 2' premiere [Pictures]

     
    Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint joined hordes of fans for the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- Part 2" premiere in London's Trafalgar Square....
  • Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

     
    The finale to the Harry Potter saga is, like most of the films in the series, a bit of a slog. But it's a generally satisfying slog — two hours of wrapping up loose ends, saying fond, if not exactly tearful farewells and Harry facing his destiny...