Our friends at the Harry Potter Alliance are hosting another meeting this upcoming Wednesday to discuss consume culture with Paul DeGeorge and Matt Maggiacaomo from Wizard Rock bands Harry and the Potters and the Whomping Willows, respectively.
“I shall expect you and the Slytherins in the Great Hall in twenty minutes, also. If you wish to leave with your students, we shall not stop you. But if any of you attempt to sabotage our resistance or take up arms against us within this castle, then, Horace, we duel to kill.”
November 16, 2001 – The first Harry Potter film is released in the United States, opening on a record 3,762 screens in the United States alone. On opening weekend, it grosses $90 million in the United States and £16 million in the United Kingdom, setting records in both countries.