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MuggleNet Character of the Week: Whom will you vote for?

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Recently we at MuggleNet have been feeling nostalgic. So we decided to feature a game akin to the Wizard of the Month club J.K. Rowling had on her old website. Ours is, simply put, MuggleNet's Character of the Week. Read More »

Movie Review: “Gravity” Blu-ray/DVD combo pack

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Alfonso Cuarón has long been one of my favorite directors (I can hear the anti-Cuaronites booing as I type this) and Gravity only cemented that for me. No matter what you think about his choices, story-telling ability, etc., you would have to admit that he is a visionary. It's always clear how passionate Alfonso is, and again, Gravity was obviously no exception. Read More »

483 ½ Wizolympics – Day 5 update: Bob Sledding

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Bob Sledding is a fan favorite event of the Wizolympics, usually garnering a crowd so large that Omnioculars are employed just so that visitors can partake in the action. This event has been known in the past for it's cheating scandals, with many teams trying to find a way to magically enchant their sleds to either go faster or to float on the snow. Turkey even tried sneaking in a Robert. Read More »

MuggleNet presents: Wizolympics Sochi 2014

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MuggleNet has gained exclusive access to an event that has never been viewed by Muggles before: the Wizolympics! Read More »

MuggleNet presents: Wizolympics Sochi 2014

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MuggleNet has gained exclusive access to an event that has never been viewed by Muggles before: the Wizolympics! With the help of the British Minister of Magic Kingsley Shacklebolt, we will be given loads of daily updates from both the Daily Prophet and the Wizarding Wireless Network. Let the Wizolympics begin! Read More »

My day in Diagon Alley

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Even though Diagon Alley had no firm footing, scaffolding everywhere, and less than half of the storefronts completed, I am PSYCHED for this expansion to be complete. Read More »

Happy New Year! A look back on the awesome year that was 2013

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Take a look back at all the amazing stories of 2013 in our Year in Review - then hold on tight because 2014 is going to be a bumpy ride... Read More »

Happy Holidays from the “Harry Potter” fandom!

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It has been an AMAZING year to be a Harry Potter fan! So we gathered together, not only to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Sorcerer's Stone being released in the US but also to present to you, the Harry Potter fans from around the world, a very special holiday greeting. Read More »

MuggleNet Advent Calendar Giveaway

Day 24 of the MuggleNet Advenf Calendar giveaway is now closed. Merry Christmas! Read More »

Our Super Megafest interview with Tom Felton

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At what seemed like his millionth convention appearance of the year, Potter alum Tom Felton spent his weekend among fans at Super Megafest in Framingham, Massachusetts. Tom signed and took photos with fans for almost the entire weekend, only taking an hour or so break to attend a Q&A. Read More »

EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT: Join MuggleNet & Tom Felton at Boston’s Super MegaFest

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As we recently reported, Harry Potter alum Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) will be in attendance at this coming weekend's Super MegaFest in Framingham, Massachusetts, just outside of Boston. We are now happy to announce that we have an exclusive discount - just for MuggleNet fans! Read More »

Are you a HUGE “Harry Potter” fan? Apply to be the next MuggleNet Fan of the Week!

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One of the oldest sections of MuggleNet, Potter Profiles (or Fan of the Week, as it is known), has been featuring the best of the best Potter fans since 2002. Over 400 gregarious fans have been featured - and now, it's your turn! Read More »

Movie review: “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Extended Edition)” Blu-Ray

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I have all of the "Bond" films, "Indiana Jones", "Star Wars", "Harry Potter", "Lord of the Rings", and now, I am proud to include the very first "Hobbit" film. Read on to hear my thoughts on the release of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" (Extended Edition). WARNING: Contains mild spoilers of new scenes. Read More »

Theater review: “All That Fall” starring Michael Gambon

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If you were to know as little as I did about the play "All That Fall" prior to attending, you would likely be taken off guard by the highly intimate theater, the nearly-bare stage, the minimal props, the scripts-in-hand, and the web of microphones hanging from the ceiling. But make no mistake, the most bewildering aspects of the show are in its brilliant writing and expert acting, proving just how captivating such a no-frills production can be. Read More »

Road Trip Wednesday – Day Seven: Central London

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From July 31st - August 11th 2013, three MuggleNet staff members went on a road trip of a lifetime - visiting "Harry Potter" filming locations all over England, Wales, and Scotland. Over the next 9 weeks they will be sharing their experience with you - the good, the bad, and the hilarious. Their journey continues here, with Road Trip Wednesday - Day Seven: Central London Read More »

RUMOR: Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Japan to open its doors June 2014

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2014 will certainly be a busy year when it comes to Harry Potter theme parks. The Orlando expansion is due to open, Hollywood will be knee-deep in its construction phase, and now it seems the Japanese version will be making its grand entrance! Read More »

J.K. Rowling raises GBP1,000,000 for Lumos with spectacular event at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter

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J.K. Rowling hosted a very exclusive fundraiser today (Saturday, November 9th) at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter to raise funds for her charity Lumos. Read More »

Road Trip Wednesday – Day Six: Malham Cove & Leeds

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From July 31st - August 11th 2013, three MuggleNet staff members went on a road trip of a lifetime - visiting "Harry Potter" filming locations all over England, Wales, and Scotland. Over the next 9 weeks they will be sharing their experience with you - the good, the bad, and the hilarious. Their journey continues here, with Road Trip Wednesday - Day Six: Malham Cove & Leeds Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 55: “Humblepuff” now available!

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MuggleNet's global book club Alohomora! continues its reread of the Harry Potter series with Chapter 17 of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. This week's episode has two hosts, two guests, four houses, and a Skrewt-sized crate of laughs. Read More »

Road Trip Wednesday – Day Five: Edinburgh, Alnwick Castle, & Durham Cathedral

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From July 31st - August 11th 2013, three MuggleNet staff members went on a road trip of a lifetime - visiting Harry Potter filming locations all over England, Wales, and Scotland. Over the next 9 weeks they will be sharing their experience with you - the good, the bad, and the hilarious. Their journey continues here, with Road Trip Wednesday - Day Five: Edinburgh, Alnwick Castle & Durham Cathedral Read More »