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Harry Potter: It's been a great ride

CJ Westerberg, July 13, 2011 11:06 AM

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"My childhood is over . . ."

Two videos below:  "Looking Back" a chronicle of each film in the series and the trailer for the grand finale,  "Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows - Part 2."

Ty Burr sends off Harry Potter with a befitting cultural wrap-up:

"My childhood is over," says the critic's 16-year-old daughter on the ride home,
and for once she's not being melodramatic. The "Harry Potter" series has come
sighing and crashing to a close after a decade of movies and 14 years of
page-turning, and a generation must now move on from its defining myth.
For the rest of us - the scornful, the uninterested, those too old to fully believe -
the films derived from J.K. Rowling's seven best-selling fantasy novels have
waxed and waned, moving from the formulaic fun of the early entries to the
darkening adolescent gloom of the middle installments to the grim Wagnerian
conflict of the final haul.

The "Potter" stories, books and movies alike, have been central tent poles of our popular culture . . .

Related:
JK Rowling Captivates Crowd with Harvard Commencement Speech


Daniel Radcliffe Sings the Elements









   



  • The new Harry Potter movie was absolutely amazing! My daughter and I both loved it! :)

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