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J.K. Rowling

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  • More from the first anniversary of Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter

    More from the first anniversary of Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter
    Universal Orlando marked the anniversary of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter with a confetti-streamers-butterbeer moment at 9:23 a.m. on Saturday -- one year after it officially opened last spring at Islands of Adventure theme park. Universal is...
  • 'Harry Potter' star Daniel Radcliffe on new J.K. Rowling project

    'Harry Potter' star Daniel Radcliffe on new J.K. Rowling project
  • Moviegoers are showing signs of 3-D fatigue

    Moviegoers are showing signs of 3-D fatigue
    Debora Bell would be glad "if 3-D went away." The Rockville printer is just the kind of filmgoer Hollywood wants to keep happy. Her family goes to movies every week. They get to the first screenings they can, usually at the 3-D-equipped AMC Columbia or...
  • Harry Potter Fans Snapping Up Tickets For Midnight Screenings Of 'Deathly Hallows, Part 2'

    Harry Potter Fans Snapping Up Tickets For Midnight Screenings Of 'Deathly Hallows, Part 2'
    A 10-year-old tradition will soon come to an end: The last "Harry Potter" movie, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2," will open next Thursday night, just after midnight. Night-owl screenings are scheduled at theaters throughout the country,...
  • Byrd on a flier

    Haight-Ashbury, rock ’n’ roll and mind-altering drugs gave rise to an unusual burst of creativity that married type designs, images and explosive color on esoteric psychedelic posters. Artists embedded in the San Francisco hippie culture...
  • Potter Fans Reflect On Growing Up With Harry

    Potter Fans Reflect On Growing Up With Harry
    In 1999, Helena Morris was an articulate 9-year-old from Simsbury with firm opinions. In an interview with The Courant that year, she described "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," the first in the J.K. Rowling series, as "the best book in the world,...
  • 'Harry Potter' ends: A bittersweet end for one Potterite

    'Harry Potter' ends: A bittersweet end for one Potterite
    Middle River resident Stephanie Brown, 28, is a hardcore Harry Potter fan who has been enthralled with the wizarding world for nearly 10 years. Before she headed to the massive Potter fan convention LeakyCon this week in Orlando, Fla., b asked Brown to...
  • 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows-Part 2' review: Final tally: 8 movies, 6 fails

    'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows-Part 2' review: Final tally: 8 movies, 6 fails
    ** (out of four) It all. Comes down. To this. Actually, the final showdown between Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) and the dark forces of evil doesn’t feel that spectacular on screen. Still, seemingly the entire planet can’t wait to see the...
  • How 'Harry Potter' changed their lives

    How 'Harry Potter' changed their lives
    Thirteen-year-old Alexander Williams was always so reluctant to read that his school arranged to get him special help. But he felt differently about the stories when they were told on a big screen. Most people who love the films begin with the books. But...
  • Goodbye, Harry, and thanks for the magic

    Goodbye, Harry, and thanks for the magic
    At 12:01 Friday morning, it will be over. Much has been made these past few weeks about July 15, when the 10-year juggernaut of a movie franchise comes to a close with its final installment: "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II." My son, his four...
  • Poppy Montgomery casts spell in J.K. Rowling biopic

    J.K. Rowling is magical. How many other writers inspire frenzies? Children and adults around the world queued up when a new volume of Harry Potter was released. Whatever riches and accolades she earns pale when considering that the wand she waved...