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Harry Potter DVD of the MILLENIUM

Harry Poter DVD and Bluray
Harry Potter fans, line up to grab your copies Harry Potter DVD and Blu-ray!

Finally friends, we can bring home our childhood in a pack of a dvd, the Harry Potter saga DVD and Blu-ray will be out on 11.11.11.

If you thought that Pottermore is the only thing that Potter fans can look forward to, you were probably wrong. Personally, I will be waiting anxiously for the DVDs to come to market. Also, we are expecting something more than just movies this time, some extra shots, interviews of the stars or may be something of the sort of Potter- Nostalgia.

One thing I am not sure is whether it would be a worldwide release or just USA. Anyway, its a important day on the dateline for me and millions of Potter-heads. Long Live Harry Potter!

Go ahead and own the complete set of Harry Potter DVDs and Blu-ray, I will do so myself. The movie of our generation, our hero, our friends...this is getting emotional. 

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Harry Potter forever - The Quiz!

I haven't had a quiz for a long time now, so I thought of testing your knowledge!

Beware! Its for serious fans and not just casual on lookers..here's the link

I trust your Potter love and therefore I have decided that one of the winners would be lucky enough to get a GIFT COUPON!
Don't forget to leave your name, email id and quiz score here..in the comments!
All the best!

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Harry Potter’s Resume

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Another Harry Potter book

A book by Tera Stouffer, Alpha, $16.95

Why does floo powder travel beat out flying by broom? When does the Knight bus come for a damsel in distress?
How do Portkeys work and why is it not a good idea to use them in a recycling area?
Why can't a wizard simply whip up something to eat when he is hungry? How come poor wizards live in sub-par houses if they have magic at their wand tips?
Here's a fun and informative treatment that lends itself not only to reading for entertainment but for coffee table discussion and keeping it around for reference.
Author Tere Stouffer hasn't missed a trick, including information from mythology, old wive's tales and even authors who might have inspired J.K. Rowling.
All seven books are covered and the references to various incidents and witches and wizards make it timely and rather personal to the Potter fan.
It's great reading for both the uninitiated and the ardent magic lover as Stouffer explains Quidditch, giants, why one has to run into a brick wall to catch the Hogwarts Express and how owls always know where to deliver their mail.
Ogden, Utah, gets a brief mention as possibly the birthplace of Ogden Firewhiskey.
This guide is well organized and lends itself to skimming as well as serious point-to-point study.
Nothing is taken too seriously and yet all of it is taken at face value, which makes for a different kind of literary experience.
Read this and you're assured of a place of honor at the next Harry Potter world, book, or movie discussion.
(Did you know that Knockturn Alley sells mostly items that are legal to sell but illegal to own?) (Are you aware that the Hogwart's library has a rather hard to find invisibility section or that the school motto is "Never tickle a sleeping dragon"?).
In this book one can learn all one wants to know and then some about wizarding schools, spells, magical creatures, potions along with the difference between spells, charms, hexes, jinxes and curses.
One interested in becoming a wizard for a day or for a trick-or-treating stint may want to memorize the spells chapter.
This is not to say that every question is answered. There's the question of how the teachers at Hogwarts know a child is born to magic and how the Ministry of Magic gets paid when no one pays any taxes.
Stouffer never really claims to have all the answers, but she's done a pretty fair job of collecting valuable information from the stories, enough to offer a framework about the wizarding life that makes almost total sense.
It makes for an entertaining read at the very least.
Sharon Haddock is a professional writer with 30 years experience, 17 at the Deseret News. Her personal blog is at sharonhaddock.blogspot.com. Email: haddoc@desnews.com

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Harry Potter's most magical character is Dumbledore | Books | guardian.co.uk

Harry Potter's most magical character is Dumbledore | Books | guardian.co.uk: -Annabel Pitcher 

So Severus Snape has been crowned the nation's favourite Potter character and I'm left with an expression that could curdle potions. Are we talking about the same person? The one described as "bat-like" and "oily" and "sallow" and "sneering" – that guy? Really? I can't help wondering if the whole country's been confunded.Give me Dumbledore any day. First off – he could win in the fashion stakes. Whereas Snape spends his time skulking around the dungeons in baggy black robes, Dumbledore presides over the Great Hall, resplendent in robes of midnight blue. Midnight blue! If that's not a colour befitting the nation's best wizard, I don't know what is. And then there's the hair. Snape's is dull and black. Dumbledore's is silvery. Snape's is oily. Dumbledore's is, well, clean. Call me old-fashioned, but hygiene is important – in fiction as well as real life. It seems to me that the nation has chosen a character whom, in reality, they wouldn't want to sit next to on the tube. The sight of Snape would make you wince on the London Underground, whereas Dumbledore could show you a handy map of it just above his left knee.Why else do I love Dumbledore? Well, how can you not love a camp grey wizard who eats sherbet lemons and welcomes students back to school with the words, "There is a time for speech-making. This is not it."? Dumbledore's funny. He's unorthodox. He lets a part-giant with a love of monsters take up residence in the school shed, and a werewolf with a penchant for human blood to teach underage wizards. Nonconformist, liberal and flexible, he's everything that Severus "10 points from Gryffindor" Snape is not.Dumbledore also knows things. Everything, in fact. Twiddling his thumbs in a castle turret, Dumbledore does what every other character in the book fails to do: he works out the secret of the horcruxes. No wonder he's the only person feared by He Who Must Not Be Named. So yeah, Snape double-crossed Voldemort. But who told him to? Who guided him in every single act of cunning? Snape acted bravely – but Dumbledore directed his performance.However, it's not Dumbledore's sense of style or humour, his batty approach to teaching or his intelligence that make him my favourite character. It's his bad points that I like so much. Snape turned out to be capable of love, but Dumbledore turned out to be capable of sin – and that revelation was by far the more moving of the two. The old headmaster is worthy of our admiration as a benevolent champion of muggles, but he becomes worthy of something far deeper when we realise that he champions muggles out of remorse for past wrongdoings. When we're told the full extent of his sins with Grindelwald, Dumbledore steps down from his magical throne, throws off his robes of midnight blue, and joins we muggles as someone flawed, human – and worthy of our love. In short, by the end of the series, Dumbledore becomes real. Snape does too, turning from a sneering sallow-face to a complex man capable of great love and sacrifice. But, for me, showing the reader that a villain has good points is far less interesting (and far less brave a decision by Rowling) than revealing that one of her heroes was capable of making such grave mistakes.

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