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Me4She

On Saturday, Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson delivered a speech at the United Nations headquarters, to mark the launch of the HeForShe gender equality campaign, which aims to mobilise men against gender inequalities. A full transcript of her address can be … Continue reading

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Hallow, Goodbye

[Contains snitch-snogging and SPOILERS!!!] I watched the two halves of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (2010/2011) a week or so apart, but since they’re adapted from a single novel, I’ve decided to lump them together for the sake of … Continue reading

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Episkey!

[Contains a surprising amount of heavy petting and SPOILERS!!!] After the events of The Order of the Phoenix, I was hoping that Harry Potter and his chums had outgrown Hogswarts… but The Half-Blood Prince (2009) sees them all returning to … Continue reading

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“Boo! Guess who!”

[Contains draconian edicts and SPOILERS!!!] The first time I blogged about Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), I was writing from the perspective of an impatient Helena Bonham Carter fan, rather than an attentive and versed viewer… … Continue reading

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“Oi, Hermione! You’re A Girl…”

[Contains a secret portkey and SPOILERS!!!] After the much appreciated respite from the established Harry Potter Film Formula provided by The Prisoner of Azkaban, the series fell back into its exasperating rut with The Goblet of Fire (2005). Not only did Dumbledore … Continue reading

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Managing Mischief

[Contains shrieking shacks and SPOILERS!!!] None of the issues that I had with the previous Harry Potter flicks really apply to The Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)… I mean, yes, if I was feeling petty I could scoff at the decision … Continue reading

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Sittin’ In The U-Bend, Thinkin’ ‘Bout Death…

[Contains a mouthful of slugs and SPOILERS!!!] Returning to the Harry Potter film franchise, I had the same reaction to Chamber of Secrets (2002) as I did to its predecessor: Good rollicking Fantasy fun, occasionally undermined by the implausible laxity, … Continue reading

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