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Experience all eight “Harry Potter” films in five minutes

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Today we are featuring a fan-made video sent in by YouTuber ItsAfterFraG that seeks to condense all of the Harry Potter movies into a single, five-minute experience. Do you find it as magical as the original films? Read More »

Unsure if you want to buy WB’s limited edition of “Harry Potter: Page to Screen”? Take a look inside!

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Still don't know if you would like to purchase the special, limited edition of Harry Potter: Page to Screen that's currently retailing for $600-$1,000 on Amazon? Do you wish you could get a better look at it before making the hefty investment? Read More »

Travel around the UK and become Mayor of “Harry Potter” on Foursquare

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Are you a member of Foursquare and looking to become the new Harry Potter Mayor? Then check out all of the locations available on this new Potter-centric list based on filming locations used during the production of the Harry Potter film franchise. Read More »

Hermione Granger named best cinema role model

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She may be bossy and slighted school-obsessed, but over the course of the Harry Potter series, Hermione Granger transformed into a brave, headstrong, and invaluable friend with a passion for political activism. Now, in a poll by LOVEFiLM, with children's charity Filmclub, Hermione Granger has been voted the best big screen role model. Read More »

Mischief managed: sprinkling a little bit of magic into your online role playing!

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We extend an enchanted invitation to all those fellow Harry Potter believers who wish to experience the magic for themselves. Mischief Managed is a fully immersive magical experience, where the role player can craft and create their very own Hogwarts story. From boarding the Hogwarts Express on Platform 9 3/4 the magic begins, onward toward the Castle, a truly amazing 3D replica, which proves you with the opportunity to attend classes, sleep in the dormitories, and eat at your house table. Read More »

Is “Harry Potter” an anti-Catholic text? This friar says no

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One friar by the name of Br. Nick takes this second position. In order to reach out to Catholics who are unsure about how the faith is reflected in the series, he has created a series of YouTube videos that explore the question reasonably and deeply. You can check them all out right here. Read More »

Check out this new novel by MuggleNet fan and author Mary Twomey – “Jack and Yani Love Harry Potter”

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When a fan of MuggleNet and the Harry Potter series releases a new book, we become very anxious to read it and review it for our fans. That is exactly what we did with Mary Twomey's fifth novel, Jack and Yani Love Harry Potter. Read More »

Announcing the Completion of Five Harry Potter Places Travel Guidebooks

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Planning on making a special Potter-filled travel trip throughout the United Kingdom and abroad? Then this travel guide would be perfect for you. Read More »

Fan Video: Christmas at Hogwarts inspired by “The Polar Express”

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Whatever their faith, many Harry Potter fans enjoy the scenes in the film series that depict Christmas at Hogwarts. One fan - YouTuber Broowny - created a very nice compilation video of those scenes and added a tune from "The Polar Express" movie entitled "When Christmas Comes to Town" to the background. Read More »

What is the real cost of being the ULTIMATE Harry Potter fan? We have the answer!

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Did you ever wonder what it cost to be considered the ULTIMATE Harry Potter fan? How much money have the books, movies, DVDs, merchandise, etc. actually made from you, the Harry Potter fan? We now have the answer! Read More »

Ravalli County Museum opens exhibit, “Harry Potter’s World – Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine”

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What is a unique and interesting way to look at the Renaissance era? Through Harry Potter, of course. Beginning tonight (the 20th) at 6:00 p.m., the Ravalli County Museum in Montana is opening a new exhibit called Harry Potter's World - Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine. Read More »

“Chronik eines Harry Potter Fans” is a new fan book released in Germany – check it out

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Harry Potter fan and webmasteer of the Knight Bus website, publishes a new fandom book in German titled Chronik Eines Harry Potter Fans (which translates to Chronicles of a Harry Potter Fan). Read More »

Trailer for ‘Harry Potter: Page to Screen: The Complete Filmmaking Journey’ eight-book box set

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Thanks to Amazon, this newly released trailer gives Potter fans a look at the eight-book box set, Harry Potter: Page to Screen: The Complete Filmmaking Journey. The box set, with a release date of December 4, includes the following: Wizard Wear and Muggle Attire: Costuming the World of Harry Potter The Creature Shop Compendium: Flora and Fauna from the Harry Potter Films A Guide to the Graphic Arts Department: Posters, Prints, and Publications from the Harry Potter Films Movie Magic: Practical Props and Exciting Effects Environments Envisioned: Building Fantastic Sets and Scouting Dramatic Locations Harry Potter: Page to Screen Ten Years Later: Life on Set with the Harry Potter Cast and Crew The Paintings of Hogwarts: Masterpieces from the School of Witchcraft and Wizardry Sets There will only be 3,000 copies of the set sold worldwide. If you purchase the set, it gets delivered along with a numbered certificate of authenticity. The trailer gives a brief look into each of the books, and it is clear that each one is full of beautiful images and extensive detail. The set is currently priced on Amazon at $600. You can view more images of the box set as well as pre-order it ... Read More »

HP Fan Trips celebrates 10th Anniversary with special gift when booking before Nov. 26

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HP Fan Trips has been providing Harry Potter fans with the most memorable adventures possible for the past decade. If you have not had the opportunity to be part of one of these magical experiences in travel, now is the time to book your special trip for 2013. As something extra special this year, HP Fan Trips will be giving away anniversary presents to everybody who books their trip by November 26, 2012. Choose one of the following gifts: Limited Edition FanTrips.Travel Base Ball Cap Autographed photos of Stanislav Ianevski/Louise Cordice (Viktor Krum and Blaise Zabini) Entrance ticket to The Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter Many of the HP Fan Trips are arranged so you can attend LeakyCon London, which begins on August 8. Just choose your trip from one of the magical adventures below: HP Fan Trips Highlights (5days/4 nights) – August 4-8, 2013 HP Fan Trips Excellent Adventure (9 days/8 nights) – “Sorcerer“: July 31-August 8, 2013 or “Apprentice”: June 27-July 5, 2013 (50% SOLD OUT) Loch, Stock and Barrel Tour (10 days/9 nights) – “Sorcerer“: July 30-August 8, 2013 Dungeons and Castles Tour (7 days/6 nights) – “Sorcerer“: October 27-November 2, ... Read More »

‘Perks of Being a Wallflower’ and ‘Harry Potter’ fans nominated for 2013 People’s Choice Awards

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This appears to be a day in the news for the film The Perks of Being a Wallflower as we just released the date for the Blu-ray/DVD release as well as the date for the film to be available via Digital Download. However, now we can report that the film starring Harry Potter starlet Emma Watson has also been nominated for a People’s Choice Awards for 2013 along with every single one of the Harry Potter fans in the World! Emma Watson just tweeted the following: And Perks was nominated . AWESOME!!!! Happy happy happy O wait! This is getting completely out of control. Harry Potter was nominated for Favourite Movie Fan Following! True Dat! We have THE most incredible Fans. : ) congrats guys xxx Here are the nominees related to Harry Potter stars: Favorite Movie Icon: Emma Thompson Favorite Dramatic Movie:The Perks of Being a Wallflower Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress: Emma Watson Favorite Movie Fan Following: Potterheads, Harry Potter The People’s Choice Awards are scheduled to air live on CBS on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at 9 p.m. EDT. While we certainly wish the very best in these awards for Emma Watson and Emma Thompson, the fans of ... Read More »

HISHE.com presents: ‘How Harry Potter Should Have Ended’

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Hishe.com (better know as How It Should Have Ended) is an organization committed to making animated parody shorts of major film franchises, and humorously creating new endings for them. In HISHE’s version of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Harry faces off with Voldemort in the final Battle of Hogwarts scene just like in the movie, but this time they are evenly matched. Ultimately it is not Harry that defeats the Dark Lord – it’s Snape, armed with nothing but a Time Turner and a pistol. Have you stumbled upon any cool Harry Potter videos lately? Have you made one yourself? Submit your Potter parody video suggestions to me at Noah@staff.mugglenet.com. Read More »

Harry Potter table with airbrushed art for sale in Pennsylvania

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Tess and Frank Bigler of Sweet Valley, PA have what looks like a dining room table for sale, though if you ask me it seems a bit too cool to eat on. The table, which you can see in its fullest glory right here, is really a work of art. It presents artistic renderings of the trio and Voldemort likely inspired by the movie posters of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. The entire table is painted over in dark and purple flames and clouds and a very magical image of Hogwarts appears in the center, between the characters. According to Frank the entire project of painting the table took about 20 hours to complete – it’s a 4×6 foot heavy duty table with chrome legs. If you happen to live in Pennsylvania and you are interested in purchasing this unique table from Frank, send us an email at fanart@staff.mugglenet.com and we’ll be happy to put you in contact with him. Read More »

Scientists offer “perfect” concealment in latest attempt at recreating Harry’s invisibility cloak

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A true cloak of invisibility, as seen in the Harry Potter series, may soon come to fruition as scientists discover ways to “bend” light around objects. The team of electrical engineers from Duke University, who created the first ‘cloaking’ device in 2006, have been working on ways to iron out the problems of the earlier cloak (check out our previous article right here). Previous distortions meant that when look at the device people were aware of its presence, much the same way you are aware of the glass when looking out of a window. Now the team believe they have created ‘true’ invisibility by using materials that are capable of bending electromagnetic waves, such as light, around the object. This means that when looking at the current version of the cloak, a “diamond-shaped fibreglass and copper sheet’” people will only be able to see the light behind the concealed object, effectively making it invisible. The Duke University scientists are now researching ways in which they can apply these principles to a three dimensional device. What do you think of this new research? What other magical Potter object would you like to be made a reality? Read More »

Fan creates daily cartoon tribute to ‘Potter’ series

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Ever since Halloween – just less than two weeks ago – designer and illustrator Joe Kemp has been creating cartoons of Harry Potter characters on his personal website. He releases a new one each day, for each letter of the alphabet. According to his site, the artist started on this project in order to increase his general skills in illustration. His plan is to create a new series each month and each time use the style of a different artist he admires. November is evidently the month of Potter. We’ll be sure to follow Joe’s daily progress on this project. if you like what you see, you can leave a comment under his cartoons as he’s eager for feedback! If you’re in the mood to see some more great Harry Potter artwork don’t forget we have an entire section dedicated to it on our website, right here. Read More »

MuggleNet attends Supanova Expo in Brisbane, Australia

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Supanova Pop Culture Expo, the place where fans go to be face to face with “supa-star” celebrities, happened this past weekend in Brisbane, Australia, and MuggleNet staff member Alexandra was there to cover all of the Harry Potter action! Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), Chris Rankin (Percy Weasley), and Alfie Enoch (Dean Thomas) were there representing the Harry Potter cast, and even held two panels for fans to attend and ask questions. Some of the questions were quite, and the answers quite hilarious: What animal from the series would Tom want as a pet? “Buckbeak.” What did they try get to keep, if anything, from the set? Chris: “My Weasley jumper!” MuggleNet live tweeted the entire event, and the rest of the questions and answers can be found on the MuggleNet Live Twitter. We were also lucky enough to be able to sit down and have a chat with Chris and Alfie. You can listen to the audio of the interview in full, and photos from the event can be seen on our Facebook page. You can also read Alexandra’s full report from the event right here. Did you attend Supanova this past weekend? Did you get a chance to talk with ... Read More »