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Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them Review – Doesn’t Quite Find Itself

The Harry Potter series has always had a strong undercurrent of political themes. From the in-universe use of terms like “mudblood” to describe those from not-entirely-magical families, to the student uprising against tyranny that was the backdrop of the latter instalments, writer J.K. Rowling consistently made political struggle a core tenet of her fantasy world. […]

Dumbledore Returns In Fantastic Beasts Sequel

Our Harry Potter fast is soon to be ended with the release of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them later this month and we are super excited! So to aid our excitement even further, Fantastic Beasts and former Harry Potter director David Yates has released some exciting news – Dumbledore will return as a […]

Johnny Depp’s Role In Fantastic Beasts 2 Confirmed

Confirmations for the Fantastic Beasts sequel are coming in thick and fast now that casting has begun. Confirmations like these don’t generally happen so fast, but with rumours spreading like dragon fire about who Johnny Depp had been cast at, it suits Director David Yates to confirm his role. Once again the fan girls and boys […]

Fantastic Games: A Look At Fantastic Beasts Promotional Material

The Arcade recently revealed that Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment were to release a hidden item game that bore some resemblance to the Pokémon Go trend. The game is to be released on Android and Apple and explores many of the wizarding world hot-spots. Since then, a first look at game-play has been released and this can […]

Fantastic Beasts We’re Looking Forward To

As the release of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is almost upon us, The Arcade run through the beasts, confirmed and unconfirmed we’re looking forward to. The trailers and featurettes gave us a taste of what to expect in film one, and we’re very happy with those featured. There’s a few we’d love […]

Johnny Depp Cast In Fantastic Beasts Sequel, Possibly As Dumbledore’s Lover

Fantastic Beasts is not even out yet and various reports of the sequel are coming in thick and fast. Deadline have reported that Johnny Depp has signed on for a spot in the sequel. If you’re wondering why the sequels are being reported on before the movie releases, it’s simple – there’s going to be […]

Fantastic Beasts ‘Interrogation’ Clip and More Music Released

When the team behind Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them weren’t busy hinting at Dumbledore casting, they recently confirmed that J.K. Rowling was writing four more films. This leaves so much room for speculation of what will be contained in the coming films. Stories to be seen on the web vary from whether Jamie Campbell […]

J.K. Rowling Hints At Harry Potter Links In Fantastic Beasts Featurette

Following the recent news that Fantastic Beasts would be a series of five films, a new featurette for the film was released. In this four-minute long clip, J.K. Rowling herself teases at links and connections of the Harry Potter series to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. We previously heard the dark wizard Grindlewald mentioned in the trailer released […]

Official Musical Theme For Fantastic Beasts Revealed

Anybody who’s seen any of the awesome trailers for Fanatastic Beasts will have noticed the undertone of ‘Hedwig’s Theme’. Now the official full theme has been unveiled and it’s more of the same, but with a twist. James Newton Howard did the score but it borrows from the classic John Williams. Hope and Magic Fantastic […]

Final Fantastic Beasts Trailer Hints at Dark Forces

A second full trailer for the upcoming Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them landed online this past Wednesday. The official Facebook for the trilogy titled it the ‘final trailer’ so this bodes well for avoiding spoilers. That said, there is a lot happening in this two and a half minute video. For […]