Harry Potter Book & Movie Countdown

Harry Potter 5I am a huge dork for the Harry Potter series. I love both the books and the movies. Well, this week is the home stretch to the premier of the fifth Harry Potter movie, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. I absolutely can’t wait. The movies have been coming along with the same high quality as the books so I’m very happy to see them continue. There was a scare after the first two movies that they were going to replace the 3 main characters because they were getting “too old”. Absolutely stupid and I probably would have stopped watching the movies. However, Warner Bros has gratefully decided to keep the main 3 actors and are continuing with the series unabated. I think Daniel Radcliffe as Harry has signed on for the final 2 films. Very exciting. I also have enjoyed the practice of switching directors every movie as it keeps things fresh (although 1 and 2 were directed by the same man, Chris Columbus). I’m stoked to see this 5th installment this weekend.

Harry Potter 7That makes this week Harry Potter Week here on my blog. On Wednesday or Thursday I’ll have a review of the first 4 Harry Potter movies. Also, since the seventh and final book is released NEXT Saturday, that would make next week Harry Potter week also. Which means next Wednesday or Thursday I’ll have reviews of the first 6 books up in anticipation of the final chapter in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (UK cover shown to the left). I normally wait a few weeks or months to read a new Harry Potter book, but since this is the last one I plan on beginning reading it the moment I buy it. I can’t risk reading spoilers on the internet. It’s just too risky.

Anywho, hope everyone else is as excited for these two weeks as I am. I’m fit to burst, man.

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Oh, here’s something having absolutely nothing to do with Harry Potter. I found this at Walgreens the other day. Reese’s “King” Size Big Cups with peanut butter and banana creme. And there’s a picture of Elvis on it! Haha, get it, cause Elvis liked Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwiches. Awesome. Well, the candy is okay, probably not something I’d eat everyday, but not bad. I love the packaging though, obviously.

Elvis Reeses

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8 Responses to “Harry Potter Book & Movie Countdown”

  1. You really find the strangest stuff. Who comes up with these things? I guess there is a (small) market, though…YOU! ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Exactly, Kathy. As long as they keep making it, I’ll keep buying it. It’s what I do.


  3. Harry Potter dorks, UNITE!

  4. LOL! There is another one….haha

  5. Your Freakin' Neighbor Says:

    One of the great things about having children. I get to buy the movies and books and pretend it is all for them. I am a compltete Potter geek. As opposed to your simple run-of-the-mill geek. I will be looking for the Reese’s cup, too.

  6. I’m so excited! I love my Harry Potter!

  7. I love harry potter. it is insightful and strong, and inspiring! Harry Pottians, unite once more for dorkfulness!

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