‘Tulip Fever’ Author Recalls “Nightmare” Experience of Movie Adaptation

‘Tulip Fever’ Author Recalls “Nightmare” Experience of Movie Adaptation

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Deborah Moggach, author of Tulip Fever, opened up to The Guardian  about the ‘nightmare’ experience she had regarding the adaptation of her novel, which starred Alicia Vikander and Christoph Waltz. Translating her beloved novel to the big screen was a horrible process and in many ways, was a cautionary tale of how NOT to adapt a book. Describing the experience as a ‘ghastly disaster’, Moggach, after flying to Hollywood to speak to producers about adapting the novel, jokingly offered her milkman, Ron, a role in the film. Though the comment was in jest, newspapers caught wind of this and spun it into “MILKMAN BEING …

Vans Unveils New Harry Potter-Themed Collection!

Vans Unveils New Harry Potter-Themed Collection!

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Exciting news for both Harry Potter fans AND fashion fans! According to Buzz the shoe brand Vans have unveiled a first look at their Harry Potter themed collection of upcoming shoes! The collection will feature shoes named after each of the Hogwarts Houses. Sk8-Hi for Gryffindor, Era for Slytherin, Authentic for Ravenclaw, and Classic Slip-On for Hufflepuff. Each shoe contains colors and details connecting them to their respective classes, with the official crest logo and distinct material. Vans had been building up to this reveal for quite a while, teasing the fanbase with a video on Instagram.   Something magical coming soon: https://t.co/Ug5xKWJXTD pic.twitter.com/fwYXJ3U3bz …

The Top 10 Coolest Spells in ‘Harry Potter’

The Top 10 Coolest Spells in ‘Harry Potter’

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The Harry Potter universe is one of the most vast, intriguing worlds in fantasy, full of detailed depictions about the life of wizards, magical creatures, and the foundations of the magical world. One of the coolest aspects of it was the spells, each uniquely designed and showing off a cool effect via the simple Latin incantation with the flick of a wand. From the simple to the grandiose, here are the top ten coolest spells in the Potterverse.   10. Muffliato    Image Via Pottermore Muffliato is a charm that is one of the most useful spells Harry learns. Created by Severus Snape, …

The Top 10 Coolest Spells in 'Harry Potter'

The Top 10 Coolest Spells in 'Harry Potter'

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The Harry Potter universe is one of the most vast, intriguing worlds in fantasy, full of detailed depictions about the life of wizards, magical creatures, and the foundations of the magical world. One of the coolest aspects of it was the spells, each uniquely designed and showing off a cool effect via the simple Latin incantation with the flick of a wand. From the simple to the grandiose, here are the top ten coolest spells in the Potterverse.   10. Muffliato    Image Via Pottermore Muffliato is a charm that is one of the most useful spells Harry learns. Created by Severus Snape, …