Throughout the books, readers encounter various examples of wizarding culture. What follows is a list of miscellaneous objects that Harry encounters throughout his time at Hogwarts.
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After the overwhelming success of Mina Lima’s illustrated Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, the dynamic duo that completed the art for the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films has announced that they will be illustrating the second book of the Potter series, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, and it’s set to release in the coming fall!
Harry Potter’s very own Tom Felton, who played Draco Malfoy in all eight iconic fantasy films, recently hosted his first live rewatch of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone with fans on Instagram. Starting with a chipper serenade via ukulele to introduce what he plans to be a series of live rewatching experiences, he shared some laughs and some tears as he dove into (for the first time in just about two decades!) the film that launched his acting career and forged life-long friendships during his formative years.
Nineteen years ago today, the film adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone was brought to the big screen, branding the Wizarding World in our young hearts and ever evolving minds. Here we are, almost two decades older than when we began this journey with out favorite boy wizard, and we’re just as amazed (or, more accurately, obsessed) as ever by his story. In commemoration of the day that brought Harry and his magical adventures into our lives for good, I thought I’d give a bit of a brief analysis (with some of my own personal Potter memories) about what makes Harry Potter so special?