Harry Potter: The Boy Who… umm… Drank?

The New York Times has an article on concerns about drinking in the new Harry Potter film. In a story where potion-making, -drinking, and -sneaking becomes central to the story line – from the liquid luck awarded Harry by Slughorn, to the rampant love potions, to the poisoned mead, and of course the disastrous liquor that hides the Horcrux in the sea cave, potions of some sort propel almost every twist of the plot – it’s no surprise that liquid charms would show up in the film. Continue reading “Harry Potter: The Boy Who… umm… Drank?”


Harry Potter VI at last!

I have to admit that I’m about as excited about the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince as I’ve been about any new movie since, well, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Continue reading “Harry Potter VI at last!”