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Postby Blue Jackets » Tue Nov 22, 2016 7:26 am

Blue Jackets wrote:Source of the post J.K. Rowling announces there will be five Fantastic Beasts movies

Fantastic Beasts actor Eddie Redmayne won't be the lead character in all sequels.
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Postby Tyler » Tue Nov 22, 2016 8:51 am

Did anyone see this last week?
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Postby megatron » Tue Nov 22, 2016 9:11 am

Corey and I went to it. I enjoyed it a lot! I wouldn't put it on the same level as HP by any means but I was entertained.

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Postby Blue Jackets » Mon Nov 28, 2016 7:38 am

B-Roll Footage of 'Fantastic Beasts' showing the set design, practical effects, camera and crew without all the VFX

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsGvQhp-ffM
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Postby Tyler » Fri Dec 02, 2016 8:00 am

Was saw this last night. I thought it was fun, but not very memorable. I can't believe they are spinning this into 4 additional movies.
I thought the 2+ hour run time dragged on towards the end, especially with Jacob getting 3 different endings.

The movie stands well on its own withing having any Harry Potter knowledge, but while watching this movie I realized why I never finished the HP series...this world just isn't very interesting to me. I think all of the magic stuff is creative, but doesn't appeal to me because there aren't really consequences when everything can be solved by a made up magic term.

Why do Europe wizards/witches use brooms but American ones constantly use teleportation?

Ezra Miller plays a great creepy older brother.
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Postby wags83 » Fri Dec 02, 2016 9:42 am

Tyler wrote:Source of the post Why do Europe wizards/witches use brooms but American ones constantly use teleportation?

Because America is obviously better.
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Postby Tyler » Sun Apr 02, 2017 6:53 pm


That shouldn't come as news at all since Depp's character was only pretending to be Farrell's character
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Postby wags83 » Sun Apr 02, 2017 9:20 pm

Watched this today. I thought it was entertaining enough.
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Postby Blue Jackets » Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:32 am

Fantastic Beasts sequel to be titled Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
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Postby Artukka » Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:47 pm

Tyler wrote:Why do Europe wizards/witches use brooms but American ones constantly use teleportation?

I think the reason broomsticks are more prominent in the Harry Potter series is that Harry and his friends are children throughout most of the films, and you don't learn to teleport until you're a teenager and some never learn (like driving) whereas broomsticks are suitable for use by children (more analogous to bicycles). Also, the main setting for the Harry Potter series is Hogwarts, and the main form of teleportation (apparition) doesn't work on Hogwarts grounds.

Anyway, I thought Fantastic Beasts was pretty bland. I'm just not really a fan of madcap action scenes featuring CG critters with almost zero tension and that stuff seemed to make up a lot of the run time. I know it's called Fantastic Beasts, but I hope the future films take a different approach to making those beasts relevant and showcasing them.
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Re: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Postby Tyler » Sat Nov 18, 2017 9:27 am

Thanks for explaining teleportation vs brooms. That was all new to me but makes complete sense now.

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