Harry Potter


Harry Potter Order Of Phoenix

Which Whoosh is Witch: Sound Overlap in Cinematic Magic


So much magic starts in the sound booth.

Decade Predictions

14 Bold Predictions for Pop Culture in the 2020s


What will happen in our pop culture in the decade to come? Our team peers into a crystal ball to make some predictions.

Anna And Elsa

Thanksgiving Box Office: Anna and Elsa Are No Match for Woody and Buzz


‘Frozen II’ seems to have broken Thanksgiving box office records, but a previous Disney animated sequel is still on top.

Battle Of Hogwarts

Adapting the Battle of Hogwarts


Sure, there are plenty of things from the Harry Potter books that didn’t make it into the films, but the Battle of Hogwarts is adaptation at its best.

Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince

How Humor and Dread Go Hand-in-Hand in ‘Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince’


The sixth installment of ‘Harry Potter’ goes evocative in the adaptation process, distilling poignant themes from its richly detailed source material into a powerful cinematic experience.

Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban

The Conflicting Symbolism of Trains Inspires Powerful Cinema


Watch this video essay about how an age-old cinematic device continues to be powerfully relevant in the stories we love.

Christopher Clark

Christopher Clark Brings Fandom to Fine Art with The Incredible Art Gallery


How a self-educated artist is making a name for himself through traditional oil paintings of very untraditional subjects.


How Cinematic Purpose Can Fuel Women to Kick Ass


Watch this video essay highlighting the power of stories to explicate meaning in our daily lives beyond self-preservation.


J.K. Rowling, Albus Dumbledore, and the Perils of Hero Worship


The defining author of our generation has become her own worst enemy.