July 17, 2011
And in one of the least surprising results of this year, the last Harry Potter movie just scored the highest-grossing first weekend of all time.
I don't intend to see it. I lost interest in the series after "Prisoner of Azkaban". I bought "Goblet of Fire" but never unwrapped it.
One problem is that reportedly every single male father-figure Harry has ends up dead by violence. With just one exception: Ron's father. Reportedly, she intended to kill him off, too, but just couldn't bring herself to do it.
And maybe Hagrid, too? I see that Robbie Coltrane is in the cast list for the last movie. Does he survive it?
...speaking of endings and spoilers, I haven't been able to find anyone who blogged about the last episode of Anohana, and revealed just what the heck the ghost girl wanted. Anyone care to let me in on it? (With spoiler tags)
Posted by: Douglas Oosting at July 17, 2011 02:42 PM (N9Lwt)
Posted by: RickC at July 17, 2011 03:44 PM (VKVOz)
Posted by: bloatboy at July 17, 2011 05:38 PM (nwtwl)
Posted by: Kaedrin at July 17, 2011 06:13 PM (i24Ag)
The books had a distinctly non-British distrust of authority (it's not going too far to say that the entire thing is a parable for "How Bad People Can Get Control of Government And Screw You"...) Some of that makes for hard reading, though...
Posted by: Avatar_exADV at July 17, 2011 08:01 PM (pWQz4)
Posted by: metaphysician at July 17, 2011 08:20 PM (hD30M)
I vaguely remember reading that Harry eventually becomes headmaster at Hogworts. Seems to me, though, that he's the perfect choice to be the "Defense against the Dark Arts" professor.
There's a Harry Potter wiki. I should really go get my answers there.
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at July 17, 2011 08:32 PM (+rSRq)
Posted by: David at July 17, 2011 09:17 PM (Kn54v)
Posted by: Siergen at July 18, 2011 10:11 AM (6xFLh)
I think David covers the actual ending well, though I think it's implied that Harry would some day take up the headmaster position (if not at the end, then throughout the series - memory is fuzzy on that)...
Posted by: Mark at July 19, 2011 07:02 AM (aUPJJ)
Enclose all spoilers in spoiler tags:
[spoiler]your spoiler here[/spoiler]
Spoilers which are not properly tagged will be ruthlessly deleted on sight.
Also, I hate unsolicited suggestions and advice. (Even when you think you're being funny.)
At Chizumatic, we take pride in being incomplete, incorrect, inconsistent, and unfair. We do all of them deliberately.
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