Category Archives: Fantasy

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child takes place 19 years after the end of Book 7/Movie 8. It’s exciting to finally delve into the future we only glimpsed at the end of Book 7/Movie 8. The feeling was that everything … Continue reading

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

So I went to see this today and I did enjoy it. I wasn’t totally blown away but it was good. To get my criticisms out of the way first. This is film 1 of 5 and going in to … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

It’s not the best in the series and for the first time I actually felt this book was a step backwards. After blowing the wad of mysteries in the previous book Rowling seemed to have trouble tying everything up and … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince

Definitely feels like JK Rowling let her hair down a bit more with this one, Harry, Ron and Hermione are more adult, mature, confident and reckless as they pass into their later teenage years. I felt their interactions are far … Continue reading

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Knightmare

If you don’ know this series then I am sorry because this was a big chuck of Childhood TV gold that’s still just as good watching today. Started in 1987 Knightmare was a children’s game show that involved 4 kids … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix

It was with some trepidation that I started reading ‘Order of the Phoenix’, the longest book in the Harry Potter series. Reading ‘The Goblet of Fire’ last year had been at times somewhat of a chore. That compounded with the … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire

I remember fondly coming home one day to find my Granny reading this book. She always had to keep up with things that were popular. It was around book 4 when I actually heard the word Harry Potter crop up … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

This film is everything I expected it to be. It ties up everything with hints pointers to the Lord of the Rings. The action scenes have all the usual beats and last minute saves of the day. There isn’t anything … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The bits I thought would be longer were shorter and the bits I thought were short were longer. So begins the long journey of the epic review of ‘The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug’, now pronounced smaOUg, Hummm, well it … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Much like the movies the tone of the books start to take a darker turn with repeated scenes of Harry hearing the final scream of his Mother before she dies trying to save him. We also have Harry wanting to … Continue reading

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