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J.K. Rowling

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  • 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...
  • Movie review: 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2'

    Movie review: 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2'
    After seven previous films over a 10-year span, $2 billion in domestic box office and still more treasure overseas, Warner Bros. has unwrapped the Harry Potter advertising line it hoped it would never have to use: "It all ends." In a classic storybook...
  • 'Deathly Hallows' reaches healthy end

    'Deathly Hallows' reaches healthy end
    Those who have grown up with Harry Potter will appreciate the level of maturity displayed by the young adult wizard and his pals in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2." This emotionally satisfying conclusion to the series ensures that the...
  • Fans Line Up To Say Goodbye To Harry

    Fans Line Up To Say Goodbye To Harry
    For many teenagers and young adults Friday's release of the final Harry Potter movie marked the end of a defining character for their generation. "It's saying goodbye to something we've known for so long," said Sam Martin, 21, of Mansfield. "We grew up...
  • Small Wonders: A few things he just doesn't get

    Things I simply just don’t get: So, the last Harry Potter movie just came out. Spoiler Alert: J.K. Rowling is a gazillionaire. And leading up to the release was a gauntlet of publicity about the middle-aged actors pretending to be 17-year-old...
  • Best week ever: local events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: local events, music, movies and more
    Plan your week with our guide to what's happening MOVIES OPENING (Friday) Captain America: The First Avenger Friends With Benefits Snow Flower and the Secret Fan TerriĀ  NOTABLE TV Guiliana & Bill (season premiere; 8 p.m. Monday; Style) Hell’s...
  • Their own personal Hogwarts

    Their own personal Hogwarts
    Capes? Check. Brooms? Check. Snitch? Check. It's Quidditch time. Wednesday was day two of Harry Potter Camp in Laguna Beach, hosted by Cho's Academy co-owner Dana Sara. The day included spells, potions, a Quidditch match and a dark arts squirt gun...
  • Book Club from Del Webb

    Book Club from Del Webb
    Our group is made up of women who live in the Del Webb community of Huntley. We meet monthly in each other's homes. We really liked "Escape" by Carolyn Jessop with Laura Palmer. "Escape" tells the story of Jessop's life in the Fundamentalist Church of...
  • The Intergenerational Book Group of the Unitarian Church of Evanston

    The Intergenerational Book Group of the Unitarian Church of Evanston
    Our club is truly intergenerational. It was started by a 9-year-old and a 67-year-old who shared a love of reading. The group has been meeting about every other month for more than two years. One of our favorite books was "The Book Thief" by Markus...
  • Closet Geek Book Group

    Closet Geek Book Group
    Our book club has only three members. We work at the same company, which allows for ongoing discussion of the book as we read. We've been together for almost four years and are on our 38th book. Sometimes our book selection inspires field trips....
  • In Theory: Interpreting the Harry Potter series

    Q. With the Harry Potter movies wrapped up, a blogger has published an article calling the main character “one of the most Christian symbols of modern pop culture.” Writing on RelevantMagazine.com, Ryan Hamm argues that, for all the criticism...