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Walkey Talk: It's Not Binary. Films Can Be Popular AND Ambitious

Posted by: Mike Walkey  //  January 3, 2016 @ 1:50pm

Part One: Ambition

I hate writing traditional movie reviews. I hate having to express myself within the confines of a structured checklist. Here's the plot summary. The acting was strong. The writing was confident. The sets were pretty. The music was loud.

Worst of all is having to rate films though some kind of metric: numbers, letters, stars, thumbs, tomatoes, etc.

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Walkey Talk: What is Popular is Not Always Right

Posted by: Mike Walkey  //  July 18, 2011 @ 7:32pm

Congratulations to Harry Potter, the boy wizard who just scored the biggest North American opening in motion picture history this past weekend. In another time, this kind of news would have the showbiz world at a standstill. But in today's showbiz society, it's just another day at the office. And that's too bad, because the numbers are impressive.

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Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Posted by: Andrew Burns  //  July 14, 2011 @ 1:22am

It's not very often that fictional characters and their respective universes (especially ones this young) become more than just pieces of our pop culture and become a global phenomenon. Over the last 10 years (14 counting the books), the magical world of Harry Potter has become more than just books and movies but, in the words of Seth Green, "a piece of our iconography".

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Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Posted by: Andrew Burns  //  November 17, 2010 @ 9:17pm

It's that time again.

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DVD/Blu-ray New Releases: November 11

Posted by: Cameron McLeod  //  November 10, 2008 @ 9:26pm

DVD Releases

Top Releases

  • Hellboy II: The Golden Army (3 Disc Special Edition)
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Smaller Releases

  • This Christmas
  • Quo Vadis
  • The Boys in the Band
  • Thomas Kinkade's Christmas C

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    Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

    Posted by: Tom Milroy  //  November 18, 2005 @ 11:59am

    This is the 4th Harry Potter movie and the third director.

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    Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

    Posted by: Dean Kish  //  November 18, 2005 @ 11:59am

    Do you know what's strange? We are already witnessing the fourth Harry Potter film and it just seems like yesterday we were introduced to the boy wizard as he began his first day at the wizarding school, Hogwarts.

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    Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

    Posted by: Mark McLeod  //  November 18, 2005 @ 11:59am

    The last time we left young Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) and his friends Ron (Rupert Grint) and Hermione (Emma Watson), they had managed to avoid being captured by the evil Dementors of Azkaban and learned the truth about Sirius Black's intentions towards Harry.

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    Review: Harry Potter and the Prizoner of Azkaban

    Posted by: Dean Kish  //  June 4, 2004 @ 11:59am

    In the now-classic third book in the "Harry Potter" series, author J.K. Rowling first began to carve her boy-wizard chronicles into a series that could reach beyond a child audience.

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    Review: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

    Posted by: Mark McLeod  //  June 4, 2004 @ 11:59am

    What is there to be said about Harry Potter that hasn't been said before? The wizard and his universe, created by a then-out-of-work school teacher J.K. Rowling, has gone on to be one of the most successful book franchises in history with massive anticipation for each subsequent book and film release in the series.

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